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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
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.
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
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.
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 
Media Coverage
18 November 2014
Attorney at Law Magazine for Kentucky
In a bylined article, Employment & Benefits partner Marcia Goodman and associate Richard Nowak (both Chicago) offer an employee handbook chcecklist for social media use.
Media Coverage
15 November 2014
iMoney
Alan Yip comments on the recent Consumer Council report regarding sales of first hand properties in Hong Kong.
News Releases
14 November 2014
Mayer Brown JSM represented Principal Financial Group (Principal) on the acquisition of AXA's Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) and Occupational Retirement Schemes Ordinance (ORSO) retirement schemes businesses in Hong Kong for approximate HK$2.6 billion. In connection with the transaction, Principal and AXA will also enter into a 15-year exclusive distribution agreement allowing Principal to offer MPF and ORSO retirement schemes through AXA's proprietary networks in the city.
Media Coverage
13 November 2014
Legal Week
London Banking & Finance partner Bernd Bohr is quoted in an article on Casablanca becoming a hub for pan-African operations.
Media Coverage
13 November 2014
The Times (subscription required)
Bylined article by London head of Litigation David Allen and Singapore partner Kevin Owen on growing reputation of Singapore as global centre for international arbitration.
News Releases
12 November 2014
Mayer Brown represented The Dow Chemical Company in its sale of ANGUS Chemical Company to Golden Gate Capital for $1.215 billion.
Media Coverage
12 November 2014
Tax Analysts
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Lewis Greenwald (New York) is quoted in this article discussing all-cash D rules.
Media Coverage
12 November 2014
SHRM (subscription required)
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (CHicago) was quoted in this article discussing the oral argument before the US Supreme Court in M&G Polymers v. Tackett.
Media Coverage
11 November 2014
Law360
In a bylined article, partners Sean Scott, John Schmidt and Robert Stoll (all Chicago) discuss Detroit's recent bankruptcy.
News Releases
11 November 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, is ranked in 60 categories in the 2015 edition of IFLR1000, a guide to the world’s leading financial law firms. Included are two top-tier rankings. The publication also listed 52 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Lawyers” in their practice areas. Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown is ranked in five categories. IFLR1000 also named seven T&C partners as “Leading Lawyers.”
Media Coverage
11 November 2014
Oil and Gas Investor Australia
Corporate & Securites partner Thomas Moore (Houston) is quoted in this article discussing energy opportunities in Hawaii.
Media Coverage
11 November 2014
Quartz
In a bylined article, Employment & Benefits partner Liz Stern (Washington DC) discusses immigration reform post the 2014 mid-term elections. 
Media Coverage
11 November 2014
Plansponsor
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) is quoted in theis article regarding the CBA benefits case.
News Releases
10 November 2014

Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that Benchmark Litigation 2015 awarded the firm a top-tier ranking in the national Appellate category and also ranked the firm in the national Antitrust category. In addition, nine of the firm’s lawyers were ranked as “National Litigation Stars."

Media Coverage
10 November 2014
Oil & Gas Journal
Energy partner Dallas Parker and associate Gabriel Salinas (both Houston) are quoted in this article discussing Mexico's recent energy industry reforms.

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