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News Releases
19 February 2015
Mayer Brown and Mayer Brown JSM also named a finalist for a “Firm of the Year” award, two “Team of the Year” awards and eight “Deal of the Year” awards

International Financial Law Review (IFLR) has awarded Mayer Brown Banking & Finance partner Jason Kravitt (New York) the 2015 “Outstanding Achievement” award for the Americas in recognition of his “tremendous contribution to securitization law,” the publication said. Presented as part of IFLR’s annual Americas Awards series, the award recognizes lawyers who have made significant contributions to the practice of law throughout their careers.
News Releases
19 February 2015
Five Mayer Brown Intellectual Property lawyers have been listed as “Top Attorneys in the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)” in Docket Navigator’s Year in Review 2014 report. Additionally, Mayer Brown ranked among the 20 “Top Law Firms in the PTAB.”
Media Coverage
19 February 2015
Civic Reserach Institute (subscription required)
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Archis Parasharami (Washington DC) discusses the US Supreme Court’s decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion.
Media Coverage
18 February 2015
The FCPA Report
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Laurence Urgenson, Audrey Harris, Matthew Rossi and associate Matthew J. Alexander (all Washington DC) and partner Joseph De Simone and associate Melanie M. Burke (both New York) examine private equity FCPA enforcement.
Media Coverage
18 February 2015
Wall Street Journal
Alex Carr, a qualified barrister practising in London as Of Counsel with the Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement group, is quoted in an article on the launch of the European Union’s Capital Markets Union project green paper.
News Releases
16 February 2015
Mayer Brown JSM today announced that Pieter de Ridder has joined the Tax Transactions & Consulting practice as a partner in Singapore.
Media Coverage
15 February 2015
Business Insurance (subscription required)
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) was quoted in this article discussing the M&G Polymers v. Tackett opinion.
Media Coverage
14 February 2015
Vietnam Law Forum
In this bylined article, Nguyet Nguyen examines the implementation of the new Vietnam land price framework and how the new law affects the real estate business in Vietnam.
Media Coverage
Winter 2015
The SciTech Lawyer
Business & Technology Sourcing associate Joe Pennell (Chicago) is featured as a Rising Star.
News Releases
13 February 2015
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced today that Global Infrastructure and Government partner Joseph Seliga (Chicago) has been selected as a member of the inaugural class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars, a unique leadership development initiative that draws upon the resources of the US presidential centers of Lyndon B. Johnson, George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton and George W. Bush.
News Releases
12 February 2015
London Construction & Engineering head, Michael Regan, has been awarded the prestigious first place Hudson Prize for 2014 by The Society of Construction Law (SCL).
News Releases
12 February 2015
Three Mayer Brown Corporate & Securities partners based in the firm’s Chicago office have been named 2015 “Client Service All-Stars” by BTI Consulting Group: Christian Fabian, David Schuette and Marc Sperber.
Media Coverage
12 February 2015
Law 360
Bylined article by Head of Mining Ian Coles and Mining partner Rachel Speight on the main issues that arise in relation to project financed mining deals in Eritrea.
Media Coverage
12 February 2015
The United States House of Representatives
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andrew Pincus (Washington DC) was a witness before the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee. Read his testimony.
News Releases
11 February 2015
The 2015 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific ranked Mayer Brown JSM in 28 practice categories, including eight Band One rankings. The new Chambers edition also recognized 45 Mayer Brown JSM lawyers, with 59 total rankings in 33 practice categories, including 14 lawyers who achieved a total of 17 Band One or higher rankings.
News Releases
11 February 2015
Mayer Brown represented NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC on the acquisition of a majority interest in NorthStar by TA Associates, a global growth private equity firm. NorthStar is a holding company for nine subsidiary wealth management industry service providers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Media Coverage
11 February 2015
BloombergBNA Daily Tax Report
In a co-authored article, Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Mark Leeds (New York) examines how the IRS has expanded its use of tax code Section 1001 debt modification regulations beyond their original scope, applying the standards in insurance and government bond cases, for example. The authors explore this recent ‘‘mission creep’’ for the regulations and whether it is consistent with the rules’ values when promulgated.
Media Coverage
11 February 2015
Inside Counsel
In a bylined article, ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) and Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Brian Netter (Washington DC) examine whether if the US Supreme Court decides to engage the parties’ factual dispute in Tibble, it may signal that the Justices have a broader vision for ERISA.
Media Coverage
10 February 2015
Vietnam Economic Times
Chian Voen Wong and Hai Nguyen look at how Vietnam has been actively engaged in trade negotiations with its major trading partners as the country has concluded a number of Free Trade Agreements so far. They also discuss the current status of Vietnam's international trade integration and the opportunities and challenges the country faces in the future.
Media Coverage
10 February 2015
Financial Times (subscription required)
Bylined article by Ian Coles, head of Mayer Brown's Africa and Mining practices, on Africa’s capabilities as the next global provider of rare earths.
Media Coverage
10 February 2015
Chicago Sun Times
In an op-ed article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Tim Bishop (Chicago) discusses pension reform in Illinois.
Media Coverage
10 February 2015
CIO
In a bylined article, Business & Technology Sourcing partners Brad Peterson (Chicago) and Linda Rhodes (Washington DC) discuss boosting IT service provider performance with outsourcing contracts.
Media Coverage
9 February 2015
Practical Law State Q&As (subscription required)
Government & Global Trade partner John Schmidt and associate Drew Beres (both Chicago) participate in a Q&A guide to Illinois public private partnership (P3 or PPP) legislation.
Media Coverage
6 February 2015
Reuters
Corporate & Securities partner Edward Best (Chicago) was quoted in this article discussing a potential stock swap by several top investors in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
Media Coverage
6 February 2015
Employment Law Journal (subscription required)
Bylined article by London Employment partner Stefan Martin on restrictive covenants and why employers must provide employees with substantial consideration in exchange for signing up to new contract terms if they are to be effective.

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