Skip to main content

News

News about us. Find Mayer Brown's news releases and media coverage here, plus contact information for the global media relations team.
  • Build a Report 

News

Media Coverage
31 October 2014
Managing Intellectual Property
In this bylined article, Gabriela Kennedy shared her views on whether a Twitter hashtag should be registered as a trademark in Asia. She said “I would expect to have the same conversation with clients about hashtags as I do with them about protecting domain names.” She listed a case where one can use other’s trade mark in a hashtag without infringing the other person’s rights, she also stressed the importance for brand owners in Hong Kong to register their marks in Chinese and to consider how their hashtags are being used in Chinese on sites such as Twitter or the Chinese microblogging site Weibo.
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
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 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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
Reuters
Banking & Fianace partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted in this article discussing regulators' attempts to clarify US leveraged lending guidelines.
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.
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
Legal Bisnow
Real Estate partner Keith Willner (Washington DC) was profiled as a top real estate lawyer in Washington DC.
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
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 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
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
17 November 2014
HR Review
Bylined article by London head of Employment Nicolas Robertson, Washington partner Elizabeth Espin Stern and global professional support lawyer Louise Fernandes-Owen on the top 10 legal and practical issues to consider when handling global mobility and international assignments.
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.

The Build a Report feature requires the use of cookies to function properly.  Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently.  If you do not accept cookies, this function will not work.  For more information please see our Privacy Policy

You have no pages selected. Please select pages to email then resubmit.