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In the second year following its combination, Dentons has placed in the Top 10 for both firm and lawyer rankings by Chambers Global and in the Top 20 for locations and practice areas rankings which reflect the prominence of a law firm’s practice area in a particular market.
Dentons once again named a leading legal brand in Canada by Acritas
Dentons is honoured to once again be recognized as a top 10 leading law firm brand in Canada, in Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Brand Index 2015. It is also notable that Dentons made a substantial leap to a top five ranking for high-value inbound work to Canada, validating the Firm’s client-focused vision and global strategy.
Dentons further expands its corporate team in Berlin
Global law firm Dentons is pleased to announce that Matthias Santelmann has joined as a Corporate partner in its Berlin office. Santelmann will further strengthen the Corporate practice working with Christof Kautzsch and he will focus on transactions in regulated markets.
Dentons Announces Partner and Counsel Promotions in the US
Dentons US LLP announced today the elevation of 11 new partners and the appointment of three counsel in its US offices. The promotions are effective January 1, 2015, and include lawyers resident in seven of the Firm's US Offices.
Competition News April 2015
In an order dated February 26, 2015, the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed that a trade association cannot claim the cap of 10% of turnover applicable to fines imposed on companies, as a specific cap of €3 million is provided for associations and other offenders which are not companies.
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
Interested in a world of opportunity? Then we invite you to consider beginning your career with Dentons, one of the largest law firms in the world with over 79 locations in 52 countries and more than 2,500 lawyers and professionals with whom you might be working on any given day.
Six Dentons’ partners in Kyiv recognized in Best Lawyers 2015
Best Lawyers, the leading peer-review based directory of legal practitioners, has recognized six Dentons partners in Kyiv across ten practice areas in its 2015 edition.
Big Data: Is the GCC ready?
Joby Beretta, Head of TMT-Middle East, considers some of the key legal issues arising from the proliferation of Big Data and questions whether the current GCC legislative framework is ready for these challenges.
Dentons welcomes Partner Lee Federman to its Banking and Finance practice
Dentons is pleased to announce that Lee Federman has joined its London office as a partner in its Banking and Finance practice, joining from Linklaters where he was a Managing Associate in the banking team.
With Canada being recognized as one of the world’s strongest and most stable markets, Dentons is well positioned to support the success of both our domestic Canadian clients and the vast array of international players that are investing and developing their presence in the Canadian economy. We are proud to act for a wide variety of clients, ranging from startups to industry icons in both the public and private realms. We provide our clients with unprecedented legal strength across many industries, including those which are key sectors of the Canadian economy:
Offering value to clients is the cornerstone of our approach to the practice of law. By focusing on your business goals and needs, we ensure that we are both strategic and proactive in providing advice.
Our commitment to continuing to build upon the diversity of our talent remains one of our core strengths. This focus on diversity and inclusion translates into better, more innovative solutions for our clients, increasing our ability to leverage broader perspectives, deeper understanding and more creative approaches to solving problems.
As part of the global Dentons team, with offices in each of Canada’s key economic centers—Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver—we provide fully integrated service wherever you do business, whether it be in your local market, across Canada or around the world.
IJGlobal, publisher of Infrastructure Journal and Project Finance Magazine, recently honoured Dentons at its 2014 Americas Awards for advising the North American Project Bond Deal of the Year. The Americas Awards recognize excellence, achievement and innovation in energy and infrastructure finance. Read more
Dentons is delighted to announce that the Global Competition and Antitrust practice has been again recognized in several jurisdictions by the international publication Global Competition Review: A Guide to the World's Leading Competition Law and Economics Practices. Read more
Who’s Who Legal ranks Dentons as number #1 in Energy, with more than 30 lawyer listings from 13 of our offices across North America, Europe and Asia. We are proud to lead this ranking given Who’s Who Legal singled out 635 practitioners from 283 firms who are considered leading experts in energy law. Nominees are selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Read more
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In the wake of the release of the much-anticipated 2015 Federal Budget, the Tax Group at Dentons has prepared a Special Report which provides a detailed analysis and concise summary of the changes featured in the Budget. The Report also highlights the potential implications for businesses and investments in Canada. Read more
Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver tabled the Conservative government’s eleventh budget on April 21, 2015. The Federal Budget was originally expected to be released in February or March, however, due to growth uncertainties and a significant decline in global oil prices, Minister Oliver announced its delay in January of this year. Read more
The Government of Ontario is citing climate change as “one of the greatest challenges mankind has faced.” On Monday, April 13, it announced that it will join Quebec and California in adopting the Western Climate Initiative’s (WCI) Cap and Trade program. This will expand North America’s largest cap and trade market to cover more than 60 million people with an aggregate gross domestic product (GDP) of nearly CA$3.3 trillion. The combined economies of these three jurisdictions are nearly equivalent to Germany’s, the fourth largest in the world. With a market this large, there is little question that the addition of Ontario to the WCI Cap and Trade program will have a significant impact on the momentum of the program and the adoption of cap and trade and carbon pricing as an accepted mechanism to address climate change. Read more
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Dentons is pleased to invite you to a continuing education training session with Saminda Pathmasiri from our Montreal office. Read more
Dentons Partner, Karen Martin will present in an Affinity Institute Inc. conference titled “Commercial Arbitration 2015: Taking Advantage of User Control”. Karen will be presenting in a session titled “The First Key to a Successful Arbitration – an Arbitration Agreement Consistent with User Priorities” where she will share the essential elements of an arbitration agreement, particularly in the construction and infrastructure context. Read more
Dentons Partner, John Haythorne will present in an Affinity Institute Inc. conference titled “Construction Contracts: Best Practices for Project Success ”. Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce that Patrick Burgess, one of Calgary’s leading energy lawyers, has joined the Firm as a partner in our Energy Transactions Group. Read more
On April 21, 2015, at our Montreal office, Dentons and Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business co-hosted a panel discussion on the role that business and industry, as engines of wealth creation, have to play in tackling the challenges of global environmental change. Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce that Anthony Cole, partner in our Fraud, Corruption and Asset Recovery Group, is being honoured with a Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) 2015 Committee Recognition Award. Read more
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