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Audio
22 August 2014
UK Pensions Law - The View from Mayer Brown
Richard Goldstein talks about the Government’s response to its “Freedom and Choice in Pensions” consultation on the new changes to the way that members can access their DC benefits from April 2015, and the recently published draft Taxation of Pensions Bill.
Audio
22 August 2014
UK Employment Law - The View from Mayer Brown
Nick looks at three cases, two of which deal with reasonable adjustments and disability discrimination, and the third considers whether an employer can prevent an employee from resigning in breach of contract but then not pay any salary to the employee.
News Releases
22 August 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) as senior lender on a €100m senior facility agreement to Invista European Real Estate Trust, a European commercial property trust.
Legal Update
August 2014
Mayer Brown Legal Update
We are pleased to present the August 2014 edition of our Trustee Quarterly Review.
News Releases
18 August 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has advised Spain's Liberbank on a combined offering consisting of a €317 million accelerated share sale and a €475 million rights offering.
Media Coverage
15 August 2014
Market
Global head of Mining Ian Coles is quoted in an article on the regulation required for deep-sea mining licenses.
Legal Update
August 2014
Mayer Brown Legal Update
In this issue, we discuss insurance regulatory developments in certain key jurisdictions around the world.
Media Coverage
9 August 2014
International Financing Review
(subscription only)
London Employment & Benefits partner Andrew Stanger is quoted in an article on the new proposed rules on remuneration for bankers.
Audio
8 August 2014
UK Employment Law - The View from Mayer Brown
Nick looks at two whistleblowing cases in this episode, one of which looks at whether it is possible to dismiss a whistleblower who has become unmanageable. The third case this week looks at an imaginative award of damages for breach of a restrictive covenant.
Legal Update
August 2014
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The High Court has rejected the argument that amounts owing to British Gas Trading Ltd (BGT) under post-administration, deemed contracts for the provision of gas and electricity are automatically classed as expenses of the administration. The court has reserved for consideration, however, whether and if so how an administrator’s conduct may give the liability super priority or bring the salvage principle into play.
Media Coverage
8 August 2014
Corporate Counsel
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Kelly Kramer, Larry Urgenson (both Washington DC) and Alistair Graham (London) are quoted from a Mayer Brown Global Financial Markets Initiative Teleconference discussion about the international enforcement of anticorruption laws.
Media Coverage
7 August 2014
The Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Kelly Kramer, Larry Urgenson (both Washington DC) and Alistair Graham (London) are quoted from a Mayer Brown Global Financial Markets Initiative Teleconference discussion about the international enforcement of anticorruption laws.
News Releases
4 August 2014
Partner Devi Shah also named among the “Top 100 Restructuring & Turnaround Professionals” of 2014 

Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, advised on the transaction named “Energy & Services Turnaround of the Year” by Global M&A Network at its 2014 Turnaround Atlas Awards, which honor excellence from the restructuring and turnaround communities worldwide. Winning transactions were selected in 50 restructuring/turnaround awards categories, based on criteria such as number of creditors, jurisdiction, pre/post workout, sustainability, operational/client/HR metrics, timeliness, leadership, and resourcefulness.
Media Coverage
1 August 2014
Financial Times (beyondbrics)
(subscription required)
Guest blog by Litigation and Dispute Resolution senior associate Mark Stefanini on the Argentina’s debt default situation and the implications of this case.
News Releases
1 August 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown, instructed by the Klesch Group General Counsel, David Green, advised the global industrial company on the contract to buy Milford Haven oil refinery in Wales.
Media Coverage
1 August 2014
The Times (subscription required)
Article on Argentina’s debt default situation notes warning from Litigation & Dispute Resolution senior associate Mark Stefanini "aggressive hedge funds could redouble their efforts to seize Argentina’s overseas possessions, using a discovery order from the US court".
Media Coverage
1 August 2014
Outsource Magazine
Article by Litigation and Dispute Resolution partner Miles Robinson and senior associate Mark Stefanini on how to prevent costly outsourcing disputes.
Media Coverage
31 July 2014
The Guardian
London CDR senior associate Mark Stefanini is quoted in an article on Argentina being ruled in default.
Legal Update
31 July 2014
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The introduction of shared parental leave is intended to provide a framework to support modern working families and allow them to balance childcare responsibilities. Three sets of draft regulations covering shared parental leave and pay have just been laid before Parliament and are due to come into force in December 2014. Two more sets of draft regulations are awaited (expected to cover the ‘curtailment’ of statutory maternity pay and maternity allowance) and new ACAS guidance on shared parental leave will be published shortly.
Media Coverage
30 July 2014
Insurance Day (subscription only)
Bylined article by London Insurance & Reinsurance partner Ingrid Hobbs on the insurance underwriting complications and claims issues that could arise with nanotechnology.
Audio
29 July 2014
UK Employment Law - The View from Mayer Brown
Nick looks at three very different cases in this episode. The first case considers whether an employer’s mistaken belief when granting previous pay rises could create a legal right to future pay rises. The second case highlights an important limitation in the protection against religious discrimination and the third case offers key guidance to all employers when giving basic factual references.
Newsletter
May/June 2014
Mayer Brown Newsletter
The Bulletin for Pensions Manager is a high-level summary of developments which may be of interest to pensions mangers. This issue covers developments to the end of June 2014.
Video
25 July 2014
Edmund Parker, Global Co-Head, Derivatives & Structured Products, discusses the finer details of the Governmental Intervention Credit Event, Financial Reference Entity Terms and Related Asset Package Delivery Provisions in the new 2014 Definitions. (running time 19:57)
News Releases
24 July 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown represented Wilmington Trust, National Association as trustee and Wilmington Trust (London) Limited as security agent in connection with the issuance by TES Finance plc of £200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.75% senior secured notes due 2020 and £100,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior secured floating rate notes due 2020.
Media Coverage
23 July 2014
Global Capital (subscription only)
Ed Parker, Global Co-Head, Derivatives & Structured Products, is quoted in an article on the Financial Stability Board’s recommendations on financial-benchmark setting.

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