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News Releases
13 October 2014
Mayer Brown represented private equity firm The Jordan Company III, L.P., on the acquisition by its affiliate, The Resolute Fund III, L.P., of American Freight of Ohio, Inc. and related companies (“American Freight”). American Freight is a leading discount furniture retailer.
Media Coverage
13 October 2014
Pensions & Investments
Employment & Benefits partner Nancy G. Ross (Chicago) is quoted in an article on pension-related cases being heard by the Supreme Court.
Couverture Média
13 octobre 2014
Media Coverage
13 October 2014
ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL
Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Insolvency (RBI) partner Tom Pugh and Litigation senior associate James Rix are featured in this article which looks at their recent charity involvement, driving over 10,000 kilometres from London to Ulaanbaatar, in the Go Help Charity Mongolia Rally 2014.
Media Coverage
13 October 2014
Bloomberg BNA
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article discussing food label lawsuits.
Media Coverage
12 October 2014
Wall Street Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Larry Urgenson (Washington DC) is quoted in an article on internal bribery probes and attorney-client privilege.
Media Coverage
10 October 2014
Corporate Counsel (subscription required)
Technology is changing the way business is done so rapidly, it can sometimes be hard for a single company to keep up without a little help from outsourcing.
News Releases
10 October 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has advised China Overseas Holdings Limited on its forward purchase of Carmelite Riverside, London for £143 million. China Overseas Holdings is one of the largest real estate developers focused in Mainland China.
Media Coverage
10 October 2014
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcia Goodman (Chicago) is quoted in this article discussing how to avoid EEOC suits over wellness programs.
Media Coverage
10 October 2014
Law360
The oral arguments earlier this week in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens, a U.S. Supreme Court case involving removal procedures under the Class Action Fairness Act, took an interesting and potentially surprising turn.
News Releases
10 October 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG as arranger and dealer on the establishment of a EUR 5 billion Debt Issuance Programme of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG as issuer. CSSF in Luxemburg approved the respective prospectus.
Media Coverage
9 October 2014
Wall Street Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Larry Urgenson (Washington DC) is quoted on PetroTiger CEO’s bribery case.
Media Coverage
9 October 2014
Inside Counsel
The economics of cloud commuting are compelling, and cloud solutions offer customers the flexibility to rapidly provision and release computing elements. As a result, use of cloud services is clearly growing. However, buying cloud services is different from buying traditional outsourced services. Cloud providers are able to offer low cost, flexible solutions because they standardize their offerings for multiple customers. Accordingly, cloud providers are less likely than traditional outsource providers to adapt their solutions to the customer’s needs or negotiate contract terms to meet the customer’s requirements. The key to successful cloud computing is to find the right fit between the cloud solution and your business needs.
News Releases
9 October 2014
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that the 2014 edition of Legal 500 United Kingdom ranked the firm in 47 categories. Of these rankings, four are top-tier. The publication also listed 18 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas.
Media Coverage
8 October 2014
Law360
The standard for transferring class actions from state to federal court was at the center of U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments Tuesday, but the case before the justices might just turn on whether the high court has the authority to correct a Tenth Circuit ruling that heightened the standard and split from at least seven other circuits.
Media Coverage
7 October 2014
Plansponsor
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review parts of Tibble v. Edison International could have broad ramifications for plan sponsors and fiduciaries of defined contribution retirement plans.
Media Coverage
7 October 2014
WTOP
Daniel Masur discusses steps that buyers can take to minimize conflicts that come with outsourcing relationships.
Media Coverage
6 October 2014
Global Capital
Ed Parker is quoted in an article on the ISDA credit swaps default protocol.
News Releases
6 October 2014
Economia
London Banking & Finance partner Mayank Gupta is quoted in an article on the investment opportunities in central and eastern Europe.
Media Coverage
6 October 2014
Insider Quarterly
Bylined article by London Corporate & Securities partner Colin Scagell and New York Insurance Finance partner Ricky Spitzer on the opportunities for indemnity-based cat bonds with EU risks and sponsor.
Media Coverage
6 October 2014
Risk (subscription required)
Ed Parker, Global Co-Head, Derivatives & Structured Products, is quoted in an article on the Emir rules for non-EU trades.
News Releases
6 October 2014
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has advised Numis Securities Limited in relation to its role as nominated adviser to Powerflute Oyj in connection with Powerflute's proposed reverse takeover of Corenso.
News Releases
6 October 2014
Financial Times (subscription required)
Ed Parker, Global Co-Head, Derivatives & Structured Products, is quoted in an article on the introduction of credit default swaps.
Media Coverage
6 October 2014
Society for Human Resource Management (subscription required)
Employment & Benefits partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) was quoted in this article discussing the first ever 401(k) excessive fees case to reach the Supreme Court.
Media Coverage
3 October 2014
Forbes
Supreme Court & Appellate partner Andy Pincus (Washington DC) is quoted in this article covering the upcoming Supreme Court term.

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