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Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. www.dentons.com

Main areas of practice

Dentons lawyers and professionals provide services in the following practice disciplines and industry sectors:

Energy: Dentons has one of the world’s leading energy practices, covering North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The firm guides clients on strategy, market entry, transactions, political and regulatory issues and dispute resolution. Clients include oil majors, independents, distributors, power generators and utilities, financial institutions, public entities and large customers, new energy and old.

Real estate: the real estate practice at Dentons is the largest in the world, and advises real estate owners, investors and lenders on some of the most complex development, acquisition, disposition, debt and equity transactions undertaken in today’s market. Dentons’ hotels and leisure practice is consistently ranked among the best in the world.

Insurance: Dentons’ lawyers represent global insurers on their most significant coverage claims, financial litigation and regulatory investigations. Dentons’ litigators are renowned for handling class actions challenging insurer business practices and disputes over the consequences of natural and man-made catastrophes, such as Hurricane Katrina and the World Trade Center.

Financial services: Dentons covers every aspect of banking and capital markets transactions and regulation in the world’s leading financial centers. Dentons helps clients access and invest new sources of capital, develop and use financial products, structure financing transactions, comply with regulations, respond to investigations and resolve disputes.

Litigation and dispute resolution: Dentons has one of the preeminent disputes groups in the world. Dentons’ lawyers have litigated bet-the-company matters including infrastructure arbitrations in the Middle East, investment treaty arbitrations in Africa, financial litigation in London, commercial claims in Poland, and class actions and securities litigation in the US and Canada.

Corporate: with a corporate practice that encompasses multibillion-dollar purchases of public companies, corporate governance and formation, venture and private equity investing, compliance and operations, and alliances and break-ups in virtually every corner of the world, Dentons’ scope and reach is as broad as the universe of corporate interests.

Intellectual property: Dentons’ lawyers identify, protect and help commercialize IP in the most highly developed markets – and in jurisdictions where IP laws and enforcement are still evolving. Dentons’ lawyers and technical/scientific advisors represent global corporations, academic and research institutions, inventors and artists, venture capital firms and others invested in patents, trade marks, copyrights and proprietary property.

Bankruptcy and restructuring: Dentons’ teams formulate strategies that result in the optimal solution for trustees, bondholders, investors, traders, debtors, creditors and creditor committees around the world as they pursue claims for clients through negotiation and litigation.

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