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News Releases
28 November 2014
Mayer Brown JSM has advised EGL Holdings Company Limited (EGL) on its listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. EGL is a leading travel company in Hong Kong offering a wide range of traditional outbound package tours, theme tours and other travel-related services. Proceeds from the IPO are proposed to be used to strengthen its brand and as general working capital.
Media Coverage
25 November 2014
Global Capital (subscription required)
Banking & Finance partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted in an article examining CLO risk retention.
Media Coverage
25 November 2014
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Bill Michael (Chicago) participated in a podcast discussing the FCPA enforcement action against FLIP Systems employees.
Media Coverage
25 November 2014
IFLR
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A bylined article by London Banking & Finance partners Mayank Gupta and Trevor Wood discussing the political crisis in Russia and Ukraine, which has created new opportunities for foreign and local banks in the region.
Media Coverage
25 November 2014
Bloomberg
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lori Lightfoot (Chicago) is quoted in this article discusing the Michael Brown shooting.
Media Coverage
24 November 2014
Global Investigations Review (subscription required)
Securities Litigation & Enforcement partner Matthew Rossi (Washington DC) was quoted in this article discussing SEC and concerns that the agency is failing to exercise sufficient restraint in the cases it brings.
News Releases
24 November 2014
Partner Philip Brandes also named among the “Top 50: North America M&A Lawyers” of 2014

Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, advised on the transaction named “North America Deal of the Year – Large Markets” by Global M&A Network at its 2014 Americas M&A Atlas Awards, which honor top deals, star dealmakers and firms from the North and South Americas mergers, acquisitions, corporate and private equity deal communities. In addition, Corporate & Securities partner Philip Brandes (New York) was named one of the “Top 50: North America M&A Lawyers” of 2014.
Media Coverage
24 November 2014
Associated Press
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lori Lightfoot (Chicago) is quoted in this article discusing the Michael Brown shooting.
News Releases
24 November 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that the firm’s Houston office and Houston Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Charles Kelley have been honored for capital defense-related pro bono work by Texas Defender Service, a non-profit organization working to improve the quality of representation afforded to those facing a death sentence in Texas.
Media Coverage
24 November 2014
Business Week
Alexandria Carr, a qualified barrister practising in London as Of Counsel with the Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement group, is quoted in an article on the proposed regulation to apply clawback to bankers’ fixed pay salaries.
News Releases
24 November 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced the promotion of 10 of its lawyers worldwide to counsel. The appointments are effective January 1, 2015.
News Releases
24 November 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that its Supreme Court & Appellate practice has been named one of the best in the country by The National Law Journal for the seventh consecutive year.
Media Coverage
24 November 2014
Businessweek
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lori Lightfoot (Chicago) is quoted in this article discusing the Michael Brown shooting.
Media Coverage
21 November 2014
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) was profiled as part of Law360's Minority Powerbrokers Q&A series.
Media Coverage
21 November 2014
Reuters
Banking & Fianace partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted in this article discussing regulators' attempts to clarify US leveraged lending guidelines.
Media Coverage
21 November 2014
Intellectual Property Today (subscription required)
In a bylined article, Intellectual Property partner Eric Evans and associate Jennifer Lorch (both Palo Alto) discuss e-discovery in patent litigation.
Media Coverage
21 November 2014
Inside Counsel
Supreme Court & Appellate partner Miriam Nemetz (Washington DC) is quoted on labor and employment cases before the US Supreme Court that could make waves for employers in 2015.
News Releases
21 November 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, is proud to announce that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Mayer Brown joins the ranks of 364 major US businesses which also earned top marks this year.
Media Coverage
20 November 2014
Inside Counsel
In a bylined article, Business & Technology Sourcing partner Paul Roy and counsel Paul Chandler (both Chicago) discuss how to properly structure contracting for enterprise resource planning success.
Media Coverage
20 November 2014
Legal Bisnow
Real Estate partner Keith Willner (Washington DC) was profiled as a top real estate lawyer in Washington DC.
News Releases
20 November 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced the promotion of 21 of its lawyers worldwide to partner. The appointments take effect January 1, 2015.
Media Coverage
19 November 2014
Reuters
Alexandria Carr, a qualified barrister practising in London as Of Counsel with the Financial Services, is quoted in an article on the announcement of the Advocate General’s Opinion on Britain's challenge to the European Union's cap on bankers' bonuses.
Media Coverage
19 November 2014
The Times (subscription required)
Gillian Sproul, Head of Antitrust & Competition in London, is quoted in an article on The Competition and Markets Authority revoking a ruling on the sale of two luxury London hospitals owned by HCA.
Media Coverage
19 November 2014
Reuters
Alexandria Carr, a qualified barrister practising in London as Of Counsel with the Financial Services, is quoted in an article on the Advocate General’s Opinion on the UK’s challenge to a cap on bankers' bonuses.

This story is also reported in Financial News 19 November 2014 (subscription required); CNBC 20 November 2014 and CityAM 20 November 2014.
Media Coverage
19 November 2014
FCPA Report
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Bill Michael (Chicago) is quoted in this article discussing SEC sacntions against two FLIR Systems employees.l 

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