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Dentons announces Global Vice Chairs
Dentons, the global law firm, announced that it has appointed five new Global Vice Chairs, representing each of its regions. These new positions will be key in advancing significant client-facing and strategic initiatives for the firm.
Common issues arising on construction projects in Qatar
Leading global law firm Dentons, in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel Middle East (ACCME), hosted its second gathering of the year for construction sector practitioners in Doha recently. The latest topic under discussion was how best to handle common issues which arise during construction projects in Qatar.
Dentons lawyers shed light on Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union
Two Dentons professionals, highly-experienced international trade lawyers - Xavier Van Overmeire from Montréal and Nadiya Nychay from Brussels - have co-authored a book entitled The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU: An Overview; one of the only publications to examine the various aspects of the agreement and its impact.
Establishing a hospital's per resident amount: Be careful, as the result is permanent!
A teaching hospital's direct graduate medical education (DGME) payments are made on a per-resident basis and are based on each hospital’s unique per-resident amount (PRA). This PRA, once established, is permanent and cannot be modified or reset, other than by annual updates for inflation.
National Living Wage – bad news for business or a blessing in disguise?
When Chancellor George Osborne introduced the National Living Wage (NLW) last summer, he confidently asserted that this would help move the UK "to a higher wage, lower tax, lower welfare society". Despite his positive words and vision for the economy, the NLW has sharply divided businesses and spawned a flurry of negative headlines..
Starting your career as a student at Dentons exposes you to a world of experience and opportunities
With 125+ locations in 50+ countries, Dentons is home to top-tier talent that is found at the intersection of geography, industry knowledge and substantive legal experience. Working with Dentons, you will have the opportunity to learn from the best lawyers in the industry at the largest law firm in the world.
Global Arbitration Review and the American Lawyer rank Dentons among the top 15 international arbitration law firms globally
Global Arbitration Review (GAR) published its annual GAR100 ranking of specialist international arbitration law firms and its GAR30 ranking of elite arbitration law firms. Dentons was again ranked as part of the GAR30, in 14th position globally this year, the “highest riser” according to GAR.
Dentons Partner Publishes Guidebook on Superfund Litigation
Dentons partner Peter Gray, co-chair of the Firm's Environment and Natural Resources Practice Group, has authored The Superfund Manual: A Practitioner's Guide to CERCLA Litigation, an in-depth look at the cases and issues central to litigation brought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund).
Dentons leaps 25 spots in 2016 BTI Brand Elite index
BTI's analysis stems from in-depth interviews with more than 600 general counsel and legal decision makers at large organizations with revenues in excess of $1 billion. The BTI Brand Elite is a data-driven ranking and the research is independent and unbiased—no law firm or organization sponsors the study, and no law firm influences the results, submits nominations, or provides client names to BTI.
As part of the renowned global team, Dentons has an established history in all six of Canada’s key economic centers—Calgary, Edmonton, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver. With roots reaching as far back as 1839 in Canada, we are truly “in and of the community,” providing our clients with our leading and seamless legal services in common and civil law, in English and French.
Dentons is proud to act for of a wide variety of clients in Canada, ranging from startups to industry icons in both the public and private realms, and is positioned to support the success of our domestic Canadian clients and the vast array of international players that are investing and developing their presence in the Canadian economy. More than 500 lawyers and professionals across our Canadian offices provide clients with on-the-ground legal talent and leading experience across many industries, including key sectors of the Canadian economy:
To complement our legal services, Dentons is committed to creating and nurturing an environment of diversity and inclusion where the diversity of our workforce contributes to the enrichment of our firm, our professional practice and our community. We strive to provide our clients with the highest standards of representation and service provided by a diverse team of experienced people. As a testament to our continued dedication, Dentons is proud to be named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2011-2015) and one of Canada’s Top LGBT-Inclusive Employers (2015).
Dentons’ global Energy team provided input into Windpower Monthly's annual survey of the state of the wind power industry in more than 60 jurisdictions worldwide. Read more
Dentons is honored to be recognized once again as a top 10 leading law firm brand in Canada in Acritas’ recently released Canadian Law Firm Brand Index 2016. Acritas measures the feedback and preferences of our clients and other key consumers of legal services in Canada and around the world. Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce that Lori Mathison, Managing Partner of the Firm’s Vancouver office, was elected to Fellowship by British Columbia’s Chartered Professional Accountants (CPABC). Read more
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On January 29, 2016, Alberta’s Royalty Review Panel issued its report (the Report) recommending a new modernized oil and gas royalty framework (the New Framework) which will apply to all new wells spud on or after January 1, 2017. Further discussion of the Report and the New Framework can be found in our February 1, 2016 article. At the time of writing our previous article, certain questions remained to be answered. Read more
On April 7, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) published final amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions and its Companion Policy. The amendments harmonize the reporting requirements for prospectus exempt financings across Canada, and are scheduled to take effect on June 30, 2016. Read more
On April 7, 2016, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board announced two Calls for Bids for 2016 (the 2016 Bid Round). Call for Bids NL16-CFB01 comprises 13 parcels and a total of 2,949,252 hectares in the Eastern Newfoundland Region, and Call for Bids NL16-CFB02 comprises three parcels and a total of 354,552 hectares in the Jeanne d’Arc Region. Read more
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Join Dentons on Wednesday, May 4, for an informative briefing on current developments affecting climate change law and policy. The event will be held in our San Diego office and available via webinar. Read more
Following the 2016 INTA conference, Dentons invites you to join us for a review of the most important trademark developments around the world. Attorneys from Africa, Australia, Canada, China, Europe, Korea, Latin America, the Middle East, Russia, the UK and the US will be presenting. Read more
John Haythorne and Karen Martin will co-chair a Pacific Business & Law Institute program titled “The Construction Industry: Major Projects”. Read more
Two Dentons professionals, highly-experienced international trade lawyers - Xavier Van Overmeire from Montréal and Nadiya Nychay from Brussels - have co-authored a book entitled The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU: An Overview; one of the only publications to examine the various aspects of the agreement and its impact. Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce that Edmonton-based partner, Darlene Scott, was awarded the honourable distinction of Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) by Alberta’s Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Kathleen Ganley. A ceremony honouring the newly appointed Q.C. was held last night. Read more
BTI's analysis stems from in-depth interviews with more than 600 general counsel and legal decision makers at large organizations with revenues in excess of $1 billion. The BTI Brand Elite is a data-driven ranking and the research is independent and unbiased—no law firm or organization sponsors the study, and no law firm influences the results, submits nominations, or provides client names to BTI. Read more
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