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Media Coverage
October 2014
Corporate Counsel
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Bill Michael (Chicago) was quoted in an article discussing regulator response to small payments
News Releases
23 September 2014
Mayer Brown JSM has advised Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden (FMO), the Dutch Development Bank, on a subscription for 15% of the equity in Hamkorbank, one of the most successful midsize private commercial banks in Uzbekistan and a public company traded on the Tashkent Stock Exchange. Together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which has been a shareholder in Hamkorbank since 2010, FMO and IFC will collectively hold a 30% stake in Hamkorbank.
News Releases
19 September 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has advised Nordic Mines on the restructuring of the project finance facilities provided by its lenders.
Media Coverage
19 September 2014
In a bylined article, partners Elizabeth Raymond (Chicago) and Jeffrey Taft (Washington DC) discuss a new trend in financial M&A.
Media Coverage
19 September 2014
Tax Journal
London head of Tax Sandy Bhogal is quoted in an article on the 2014 deliverables of the OECD/G20 BEPS action plan.
Media Coverage
19 September 2014
Lexis Practice Advisor Mergers & Acquisitions
In this bylined article, partners Elizabeth Raymond (Chicago) and Jeffery Taft (Washington DC) discuss specialty finance M&A transactions.
Media Coverage
19 September 2014
Thompson Reuters Eikon
Banking & Finance partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted regarding the current state of securitization.
Media Coverage
18 September 2014
Energy Voice
London Corporate & Securities partner Robert Hamill is quoted in an article on the affect Scottish independence would have on the oil and gas sector.
News Releases
18 September 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has acted for BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan and Santander Global Banking & Markets as Joint Lead Managers in the EUR 825 million (equivalent) Norwegian auto loan securitisation issued by Bilkreditt 6 Limited.
Media Coverage
18 September 2014
The Straits Times
Cecil Leong, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Mayer Brown Consulting is quoted in this article which looks at the pending World Customs Organisation (WCO) decision concerning whether the Singapore government can recover potentially hundreds of millions of Singapore dollars in back taxes from motor vehicle companies in Singapore.
News Releases
17 September 2014
Mayer Brown represented private equity firm The Jordan Company and packaging equipment company Pro Mach Inc. on The Jordan Company’s sale of Pro Mach to affiliates of private equity firm AEA Investors LP. Pro Mach is a leading manufacturer of integrated packaging and processing equipment solutions, and provider of training, installation, parts, and service for customers worldwide.
Media Coverage
17 September 2014
Corporate Counsel (subscription required)
Robert Kriss and Dan Masur presented at a recent Mayer Brown webinar on technology dispute resolution and were quoted in an article discussing key points on handling contracts.
Media Coverage
17 September 2014
Law360
Partners Matthew Ingber, Christopher Houpt, and associates Michael Rayfield and Rory Schneider (all New York), are mentioned as representing BNYMellon.
News Releases
17 September 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, acted as the lenders’ New York counsel on a transaction that LatinFinance magazine named “Best Mining Financing; Best Loan 2014” in the publication’s Infrastructure Finance Awards 2014. The annual awards recognize excellence in the Latin American infrastructure financing market.
News Releases
17 September 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that 17 of the firm’s lawyers from eight offices are named in International Tax Review's Tax Controversy Leaders 2014, a guide to the world’s leading tax dispute resolution lawyers. To be listed, a lawyer must have a minimum number of nominations and “possess evidence of outstanding success in the past year and consistently positive feedback from peers and clients,” International Tax Review said.
Media Coverage
17 September 2014
Lawyer2B
Bylined article by London Corporate & Securities partner Robert Hamill on the legal implications of Scottish independence.
Media Coverage
September 2014
International Business Law Journal
In a bylined article, Nathalie Jalabert-Doury, along with Mayer Brown associates Josephine Fourquet and Jean-Maxime Blutel, discuss several recent decisions related to Antitrust & Competition practice in France and other jurisdictions.
Media Coverage
16 September 2014
Journal of Corporate Renewal
In a bylined article, Restructuring partner John Marsden (Hong Kong) and senior associate Sally Mui (Hong Kong) discuss the many challenges and difficulties  appointment holders and creditors face in engineering any local reorganization under multiple political and commercial pressures in the People’s Republic of China.
News Releases
16 September 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Archis Parasharami has been named to The National Law Journal’s “DC’s Rising Stars” list, which highlights “40 game-changing lawyers age 40 and under” “who are leaders in the law.”
Media Coverage
16 September 2014
International Tax Review
London head of Tax Sandy Bhogal is quoted in an article on the 2014 deliverables of the OECD/G20 BEPS action plan.
News Releases
15 September 2014
Mayer Brown represented multinational steel manufacturing corporations ArcelorMittal and Gerdau in the sale of their respective 50% interests in Gallatin Steel Company to Nucor Corporation for $770 million.
Media Coverage
15 September 2014
The National Law Journal spotlights 40 private, government and public interest advocacy attorneys—each 40 or under—who are leaders in the law.
Media Coverage
15 September 2014
Los Angeles Register
Government & Global Trade partner Edgar Khalatian (Los Angeles) is quoted on the Coldwater Canyon parking garage plan.
News Releases
15 September 2014
Firm will kick-off the campaign with a September 23 reception featuring the extraordinary photography of inner-city high school participants in the Critical Exposure program

Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that the firm’s Washington DC office has launched “Making the Case for Kids,” a multidimensional community service and pro bono campaign aimed at supporting children and education.
Media Coverage
13 September 2014
Global Radio Talk Show
Employment & Benefits partner Liz Stern is interviewed on the Global Radio Talk Show.

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