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Dentons again boosts banking and financial services sector with addition of Jeffrey Dunetz
Continuing the momentum of recent prominent partner hires in the banking and finance sector, Dentons announced that Jeffrey Dunetz joined the Firm's Corporate practice in New York, bolstering the Firm's capabilities in representing financial institutions in commercial lending and cross-border debt financings.
Dentons Canada welcomes 17 new partners
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce the admission of 17 lawyers to its partnership across the Firm’s six Canadian offices, effective February 1, 2015. Our new partners exemplify a wealth of experience and insights across key industry sectors.
Dentons bolsters Private Equity Practice in Spain with hire of new partner Jesus Duran
Durán has more than 15 years of experience in advising national and international private equity clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and fund structuring. He will be based in the Firm’s Madrid office.
Dentons Ranked as Top 10 Bankruptcy Law Firm by The Deal Pipeline
Dentons’ Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy (RIB) practice was ranked Number 7 in The Deal Pipeline’s Top Bankruptcy Law Firms league table. The Deal Pipeline ranked nearly 200 law firms based on their US and Canadian bankruptcy matter activity during the fourth quarter of 2014.
Post-financial crisis, many small businesses, unable to get bank financing in the wake of the tightening of bank capital rules, turned to crowdfunding. At that time, crowdfunding was largely unregulated. In the last three years or so, several regulators implemented rules to regulate the rapidly expanding crowdfunding market.
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.
Alex Stolarsky appointed of counsel with Dentons Moscow office
Alex advises clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, as well as transactions, especially M&A, creation of joint ventures, and compliance. He represents clients at all phases of domestic and foreign investment in Russia, from market entry to expansion, restructuring, and exiting the market, as well as advising Russian investors in Germany and Austria.
Congratulations to Craig Dennis on his appointment as Queen's Counsel (Q.C.)
Dentons is pleased to announce that on December 22, 2014, our Vancouver partner, Craig Dennis, was awarded the honourable distinction of Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.), by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton.
Dentons awarded Best Law Firm of the Year 2014
Dentons was awarded the Pan-Middle East Best Law Firm of the Year by EMEA Finance, whose Middle East Banking Awards winners for 2014 were announced recently. This is the fifth occasion on which Dentons has won this prestigious industry award in the past six years.
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.
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
Lexology has announced that six Dentons partners, from the firm’s Canada, Europe, UKMEA and US regions, are recipients of 2014 Client Choice Awards. Read more
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Chantal Bernier, LL.B., LL.M, Counsel, Dentons Canada LLP, former Interim Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Senior fellow, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. Read more
On February 19, 2015, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) introduced a family, friends and business associates prospectus exemption and the Canadian Securities Administrators proposed amendments to the accredited investor, the short-term debt and the minimum amount investment prospectus exemptions. These developments are designed to make it easier for small- and medium-sized enterprises to raise investment capital. Read more
In CIBC Mortgages Inc. v. Computershare Trust Co. of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered applications from competing mortgagees to a property where the first charge had been discharged by fraud and subsequent mortgages were obtained. The Court decided that although the subsequent mortgagees were innocent parties unaware of the fraudulent discharge on the first mortgage, the first mortgagee retained priority. Read more
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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. Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce the launch of the Internationally Trained Lawyer (ITL) Articling Program in Toronto where the successful candidate will complete his or her entire articling term at the Firm. Dentons is also pleased to announce it is partnering with Imperial Oil Limited (Imperial Oil) to provide an ITL Articling Program in Calgary for a second consecutive year. This innovative program is geared to new Canadians who are trained and practised lawyers in their home countries and now working to become licensed to practise their profession in Canada. Read more
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that Corey MacKinnon has joined our Toronto office as a partner in the Firm’s Corporate Group. Read more
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