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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.
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
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
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
15 September 2014
Los Angeles Register
Government & Global Trade partner Edgar Khalatian (Los Angeles) is quoted on the Coldwater Canyon parking garage plan.
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.
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.
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
12 September 2014
Law360's Banking, Capital Markets, Private Equity and Real Estate sections
In a bylined article, Banking & Finance partners Mike Mascia (Charlotte), Zac Barnett (Chicago) and associate Wes Misson (Charlotte) examine how the Volcker Rule affects the subscription credit facility market.
Media Coverage
12 September 2014
Commercial Dispute Resolution
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Raid Abu-Manneh (London) is quoted regarding a new lateral and Mayer Brown's International Arbitration practice.
Media Coverage
12 September 2014
Inter-American Dialogue’s Weekly Energy Advisor
Energy partner Jose Valera (Houston) was quoted about Mexico's recent power sector reform.
News Releases
12 September 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has advised Tristan Capital Partners, a London-based real estate investment management company, on the purchase of the Project Tree portfolio for circa £153 million through its European Property Investors Special Opportunities 3 fund (EPISO 3).
Media Coverage
September 2014
Africa Business Review
Bylined article by London International Arbitration partner Kwadwo Sarkodie looking at commercial disputes in Africa and examining how arbitration can assist international investors.

A similar version of this article first appeared in African Business Review on 10 September 2014.
Media Coverage
11 September 2014
The Times (subscription required)
London Corporate & Securities partner Robert Hamill is quoted in an article on the implications of a ‘yes’ vote in the Scottish referendum.
Media Coverage
11 September 2014
Bloomberg
Robert Hamill, global co-head of the Energy group, is quoted in an article on the affect Scottish independence will have on the oil & gas sector.
News Releases
10 September 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that the 2014 edition of Legal 500 Latin America ranked the firm in the top tier of the Latin America: International Firms – Projects and Energy category for the third consecutive year and named Mayer Brown partners Christopher Erckert and Barry Machlin as “Leading Lawyers” in that category.
Media Coverage
10 September 2014
Afican Business Review
London Construction & Engineering partner Kwadwo Sarkodie discusses how to settle a commercial dispute in Africa.
Media Coverage
9 September 2014
South China Morning Post (subscription required)
In a bylined article, Intellectual Property senior associate Eugene Low discusses the features of the undertaking system introduced on 19 July 2013 under the Trade Descriptions Ordinance and how traders suspected of committing an offence under the ordinance may apply this system in Hong Kong. 
Media Coverage
9 September 2014
Law360
In a bylined article, Corporate and Securities practice leader Libby Raymond (Chicago) provides instruction on how to structure specialty finance M&A deals.
Media Coverage
9 September 2014
InsideCounsel
Intellectual Property partner Steve Baskin (Washington DC) is quoted on the case Loyalty Conversion Systems Corp. v. American Airlines et al. in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
News Releases
9 September 2014
For the tenth, eighth and fourth times respectively since its inception, Mayer Brown JSM has received the awards for “Real Estate Law Firm of the Year”; “Insolvency & Restructuring Law Firm of the Year”; and “Insurance Law Firm of the Year” at the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2014 ceremony, held in Hong Kong.
Media Coverage
8 September 2014
Law360
In a bylined article, Antitrust & Competition partner Julian Ellison (Brussels) examines the EU state aid landscape.
Media Coverage
8 September 2014
Think Advisor
Energy partner Dallas Parker (Houston) is quoted on investment opportunities in Mexico as a result of the country's energy reforms.  

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