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Media Coverage
17 March 2015
International Comparative Legal Guides
Banking & Finance partners Mike Mascia and Wes Misson (both Charlotte) explore the state of the global subscription credit facility and fund finance market and address facility growth and credit prospects, key market trends, and the structural evolution and emerging developments likely to be relevant in the immediate future.
News Releases
17 March 2015
Mayer Brown announced today that Frederick C. Fisher has joined its Banking & Finance practice as a partner in Chicago. Previously, he was a partner with Greenberg Traurig in Chicago.
Media Coverage
17 March 2015
Asian Legal Business
Hong Kong partner David Ellis is quoted extensively in the article titled “The Legal Industry Embraces Technology” as he explains how innovation can help with competition in the legal market, and how it can improve efficiencies and increase profitability.
Media Coverage
17 March 2015
Offshore Engineer
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Charles Kelley and Corporate & Securities partner Robert Gray (both Houston) are featured in this Q&A.
News Releases
16 March 2015
News Releases
16 March 2015
The 2015 edition of Chambers Global ranked or listed Mayer Brown in 73 practice categories. In addition, the new edition ranked or listed Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, in nine categories in the Angola and Brazil regions. Chambers Global also recognized 90 Mayer Brown lawyers with 133 total rankings or listings and 12 Tauil & Chequer lawyers with 18 total rankings or listings.
Media Coverage
16 March 2015
BNAmericas (subscription required)
Energy associate Gabriel Salinas (Houston) is quoted in this article discussing Mexico's energy industry.
News Releases
12 March 2015
International Financial Law Review (IFLR) has awarded Mayer Brown JSM associate Phoebe Lo the 2015 Asia “Rising Star” award in Restructuring. IFLR said Phoebe is “outstanding in the relatively small Hong Kong restructuring space typically dominated by partners and counsel.”
Media Coverage
12 March 2015
Law360
Real Estate partner Leonard Rosenberg (Palo Alto) is quoted in this article discussing pitfalls of foreign investment in US real estate.
Media Coverage
12 March 2015
Law360
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Michael Martinez (New York), Matthew Rossi (Washnigton DC) and associate Melanie Burke (New York) discuss high-frequency securities trading.
Media Coverage
11 March 2015
New York Law Journal
Banking & Finance partner, and partner in charge of the New York office, Richard Spehr is quoted in this article discussing Mayer Brown's move to new office space in New York.
News Releases
11 March 2015
Le Magazine des Affaires (Business Magazine), a leading legal industry publication in France, has awarded the Paris Tax Transactions & Consulting practice led by partner Laurent Borey a number one ranking in the M&A Structuring and LBO Structuring categories for 2014. The publication highlighted the team’s work on Altice Numericable’s €13.5 billion acquisition of SFR and Altice’s €7 billion acquisition of Portugal Telecom.
Media Coverage
11 March 2015
Law360
Director of Diversity & Inclusion -U.S. Jeremiah DeBerry is quoted in this article discussing improving work-life balance at large law firms.
News Releases
11 March 2015
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown advised Universal-Investment-Gesellschaft mbH on the acquisition of a portfolio with twelve retail properties for a special fund. Netto Marken-Discount is anchor tenant of these properties which have a gross lettable area of around 13,100 sqm and were sold by entities belonging to Marktkauf Holding GmbH, a company of EDEKA group.
Media Coverage
10 March 2015
BNA Pensions & Benefits Daily
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) is iquoted in this article discussing de-risking defined benefit plans.
Media Coverage
10 March 2015
BloombergBNA

Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel Richard Katskee (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing Amtrak as a government entity.

Reproduced with permission from The United States Law Week, 83 USLW 1309 (March 10, 2015). Copyright 2015 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com

Media Coverage
10 March 2015
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Greg Deis is mentioned as being a member of Law360's white collar editorial advisory board.
News Releases
10 March 2015
For the second consecutive year, Mayer Brown JSM is voted Asia “Law Firm of the Year: Transactions” by over 50,000 global readers of PERE, a leading publication covering the global private real estate markets. The publication credited Mayer Brown JSM for having advised private real estate transactions worth over $4.8 billion in Asia in 2014, such as advising several Chinese insurance companies towards making overseas real estate acquisitions. It also said, “While much of the firm’s transactions have been in Hong Kong and China, it was also active in Indonesia too.”
Media Coverage
10 March 2015
BloombergBNA
Litigation & Dispute Resolution special counsel Charles Rothfeld (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing out-of-state retailers challenging a Colorado law requiring them to report to the state online sales to in-state residents.
Media Coverage
10 March 2015
Vietnam Economic Times
In this co-authored bylined article, Hai Nguyen suggests ways Vietnamese exporters should consider in order to prepare themselves from increasing reliance on trade remedies from Brazil.
News Releases
9 March 2015
Firm aims to open office in Mexico City to focus on oil, gas and power industries

Mayer Brown announced today that Francisco Mendez has joined the firm as a partner in its Global Energy practice. Previously, he spent nearly 20 years at ExxonMobil Corporation as in-house counsel for Latin America, where he most recently advised the company on the opening of the oil and gas industry in Mexico to the private sector. Mr. Mendez will be based in the Houston office of Mayer Brown.
Media Coverage
9 March 2015
The National Law Journal (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Brian Netter (Washington DC) is quoted in an article about Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association.
Media Coverage
9 March 2015
BloombergBNA
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Brian Netter (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing Perez v. Mortgage. Bankers Association.
News Releases
9 March 2015
Mayer Brown secured an important victory on behalf of a pro bono client in the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Media Coverage
9 March 2015
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Brian Netter (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing the US Supreme Court's decision that the Department of Labor and other agencies don't need notice-and-comment rule-making to change interpretive regulations.

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