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News Releases
23 July 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that Joanna Horsnail, a Construction and Government Relations partner in Chicago, has been named to the 2015 Fellows Class of Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC).
Media Coverage
22 July 2014
The United States Law Week (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andy Pincus (Washington DC) is quoted in an article discussing the last US Supreme Court term.
Media Coverage
22 July 2014
Legal Bisnow
Employment & Benefits partner Paul Virtue (Washington DC) is quoted in an article profiling an immigration event at Mayer Brown's Washington DC office.
Media Coverage
22 July 2014
Bloomberg BNA Federal Contracts Report (subscription required)
In a bylined article, Government Contracts partner Marcia Madsen (Washington DC), Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Cameron Hamrick (Chicago) and associate Michelle Litteken (Washington DC) discuss that, as more and more companies are confronted with False Claims Act claims, an increase in counterclaims based on breaches of confidentiality agreements is likely to occur.
Media Coverage
22 July 2014
South China Morning Post
Gabriela Kennedy examines why companies could face prosecution if they don't identify themselves and protect applicants' data in Hong Kong.
Media Coverage
21 July 2014
Bloomberg BNA Daily Report for Executives
Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partner Scott Anenberg (Washington DC) is quoted on the state of banking regulations in the US four years after the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Media Coverage
21 July 2014
Commercial Dispute Resolution
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Mike Lennon (Houston) is profiled in an article noting his arrival at the firm.
Media Coverage
21 July 2014
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Don Falk (Palo Alto) is quoted on the California Supreme Court case Iskanian v. CLS Transportation.
Media Coverage
18 July 2014
E&P
Energy partner Jose Valera (Houston) is quoted in an article discussing that local content requirements for E&P companies doing business in Mexico could rise from 25% next year to 35% by 2025 if the energy bill approved by Mexico's Senate is approved by the country's lower house and president.
Media Coverage
18 July 2014
Bloomberg Businessweek
Energy partner Dallas Parker and associate Gabriel Salinas (both Houston) are quoted on the Mexican Senate's approval of additional legislation to open the country’s energy industry to private companies.
Media Coverage
18 July 2014
REIT
In a bylined article, Corporate & Securities partners Guilherme Vieira da Silva (Rio de Janeiro), Mike Hermsen (Chicago) and Real Estate partner David Saye (Charlotte) examine the Brazilian real estate market.
Media Coverage
18 July 2014
Oil & Gas Financial Journal
In part three of a three-part article, Corporate & Securities associate Amelia Xu (Houston) and a co-author examine publicly-held exploration and production companies' compliance with the amended oil and natural gas disclosure rules adopted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission
Media Coverage
17 July 2014
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Bob Bloch, Kelly Kramer and associate Stephen Medlock (all Washington DC) examine recent rulings in the US affecting the extent to which the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA) limits the extraterritorial reach of the Sherman Act.
News Releases
17 July 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that Intellectual Property partner Melissa Anyetei (Chicago) and Banking & Finance associate Nia Rasool (Charlotte) have been named to Lawyers of Color’s “Hot List,” which honors early- to mid-career minority attorneys who are excelling in the legal profession.
Media Coverage
July 2014
Construction Law Review
Bylined article by Construction & Engineering partner Jonathan Hosie in which he examines how some of the FIDIC forms of contract treat the issue of unforeseen physical conditions. He also looks briefly at the prerequisites for advancing a claim for extra time or money under the FIDIC forms and comments on a recent case decided in the Technology & Construction Court in London concerning the FIDIC Yellow Book.

An abridged version first appeared in the Construction Law Review published by the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors in July 2014.
Media Coverage
17 July 2014
InfraAmericas (subscription required)
In a bylined article, Government & Global Trade partners John Schmidt (Chicago) discusses how an infrastructure investment program utilized in Australia called "asset recycling" could be used to fund infrastructure projects in the US.
Media Coverage
17 July 2014
All Africa
In an op-ed, Government & Global Trade senior advisor Toby Moffett (Washington DC) and a co-author discuss what President Obama should address during an upcoming summit with leaders from Africa.
Media Coverage
17 July 2014
IFLR
Banking & Finance partner Christopher Erckert (Washington DC) is quoted on the project financing and project bond issuance for a $1 billion toll road in Peru.
Media Coverage
Summer 2014
The American Bar Association’s SciTech Lawyer Magazine
A bylined article written by Corporate & Securities associate Lei Shen (Chicago) provides an overview of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Framework and an analysis of its potential impact on businesses.
Media Coverage
16 July 2014
Project Finance International (subscription required)
Banking & Finance partner Christopher Erckert (Washington DC) is quoted in an article discussing the increased utilization of project bonds to fund infrastructure projects in Peru.
Media Coverage
16 July 2014
Financial Times (subscription required)
Government & Global Trade partner Tim Keeler (Washington DC) is quoted on the ruling in the case Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investments in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
Media Coverage
16 July 2014
The National Law Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lauren Goldman (New York) is quoted on Mayer Brown's annual analysis of the US Supreme Court's business docket.
News Releases
16 July 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Laurent Borey has been named "Lawyer of the Year" for 2014 by Option Droit et Affaires (Option Finance), a leading publication in France for finance professionals.
Media Coverage
15 July 2014
The Washington Post
Government & Global Trade partner Tim Keeler (Washington DC) is quoted on the ruling in the case Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investments in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
News Releases
15 July 2014
Mayer Brown and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown represented Itau Unibanco S.A., a Brazilian bank acting through its Cayman Islands Branch, as borrower of a US $400 million loan from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US government’s development finance institution.

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