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Dentons promotes 13 senior lawyers in Australia
Following the recent appointment of 20 new partners, global law firm Dentons has promoted 13 senior lawyers in Australia.
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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.
Dentons earns global recognition as a top cross-border restructuring and insolvency firm
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Dentons welcomes Kirsten Thompson as the national lead for the Firm’s new Transformative Technologies and Data Strategy group
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Families passing significant assets to the next generation want expert advice so they can feel confident about the security and ultimate disposition of their assets. Financial institutions handling estates of clients need expert, confidential legal advice as to avoiding, or handling, disputes.
These are among the situations in which the Dentons' Trusts, Estates and Wealth Preservation Group excels. Leverage our significant expertise in estate and trust planning, asset protection, tax planning, succession planning, wills, trusts, estate and trust administration, charitable giving, pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and other domestic agreements, fiduciary accounting, estate and trust-related litigation and powers of attorney.
The personal nature of this work demands much more: you need a seasoned advisor dedicated to the security of your finances now and well into the future. You need a confidante and advocate, someone to whom you can talk and whom you can trust implicitly, someone who will be available to you in emergencies. We can deliver on all these aspects, locally as well as around the world and across legal disciplines: one call does it all, whether planning an estate or dealing with estates and trusts post death. You can place your confidence in the lawyers at Dentons.
Benefit from a full range of sophisticated legal, tax and financial planning advice to meet your personal goals. We focus on our clients' and their intended beneficiaries' long-term financial and estate planning requirements, as well as addressing more immediate personal, financial, or estate or trust-related matters. We assist executors and trustees in the administration of complex estates and trusts. Dentons also stands ready to handle estate and trust-related litigation, working with our host of experienced litigators when appropriate.
Dentons announces the promotion of 36 new partners from the Australia, Canada, Europe, Latin America and Caribbean, Singapore, UK and Middle East and United States regions of the Firm. The new partners represent a range of practices, sectors and industries.
Dentons proudly announces that it has been named “Corporate and Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year” in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, adding another “Law Firm of the Year” accolade to our global list of recognitions.
Dentons, the world's largest law firm, has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in 200 categories in the 2018 edition of the highly regarded publication. The ranking highlights 138 individual lawyers from Dentons, including nine who have been recognized for more than 25 years, 51 who have been listed for 10 years and 12 who were included for the first time.
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As we noted previously, the IRS announced in March that it will end its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) on September 28, 2018. Under OVDP, a taxpayer with undisclosed foreign assets or income could come forward to pay tax, interest and reduced penalties in exchange for immunity from criminal prosecution.
During his maiden State of Nation address, South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, stated that the implementation of a land redistribution programme involving expropriation without compensation is on the ruling party’s agenda. This is in line with the policy decision on expropriation taken at the ANC’s 54th national conference in December 2017.
This issue of the Dentons Trusts, Estates and Wealth Preservation newsletter offers an overview of how the 2017 US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Tax Act) may affect your estate planning process, including an analysis of federal and state estate and gift tax implications (ranging from a doubling of the integrated estate and gift tax exemption to an increase in the generation-skipping tax exemption).
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On June 11, 2018, the Alberta government passed new legislation to allow for trusts to be set up to provide for individuals with disabilities without negatively affecting their eligibility for the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program.
Dentons is pleased to welcome Nicole Woodward as a partner in our Tax group, and as a member of our Trusts, Estates and Wealth Preservation group.
From October 18-20, 2017, the ADR Institute of Canada, Inc. (ADRIC) will hold its annual national conference at the Delta St. John’s Conference Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
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