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Media Coverage
1 October 2016
ABA Journal
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Rajesh De (Washington DC) is featured in this Q&A.
News Releases
30 September 2016
Mayer Brown represented Assured Guaranty Ltd., the world’s leading financial guaranty insurer, in its acquisition of MBIA UK Insurance Limited, the European operating subsidiary of MBIA Corp.
News Releases
30 September 2016
Mayer Brown announced that Washington DC –based Antitrust & Competition partner William (Bill) Stallings has been named to The National Law Journal’s (NLJ) list of “Mergers & Acquisitions and Antitrust Trailblazers,” which recognizes “innovative thinkers and leading practitioners” who have “moved the needle in mergers & acquisitions and antitrust law.”
News Releases
29 September 2016
Mayer Brown was named Business Services Team of the Year at The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards. The firm bucked the industry trend towards outsourcing to merge its regional IT service desks and create a single global internal solution.
News Releases
29 September 2016
Mayer Brown announced today that it has become a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) for the second consecutive year. As an official Champion, the firm confirms its commitment to cybersecurity and online safety and joins a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote online security.
News Releases
29 September 2016
Mayer Brown announced today that it represented British private equity investor STAR Capital Partners on the sale of Blohm+Voss to Lürssen shipyard in Bremen. The purchase price was not disclosed. The transaction is still subject to the approval by the antitrust authorities.
News Releases
29 September 2016
Mayer Brown has advised Moody’s Corporation on a collaboration with Euler Hermes Ratings GmbH (EHRG), a Hamburg-based ratings agency, to provide credit ratings for small and medium-sized enterprises and mid-cap companies across Europe. As part of the collaboration, the firm also advised Moody's on the acquisition of 4.99 percent stake in EHRG, which was previously a 100 percent subsidiary of Euler Hermes AG.
Media Coverage
28 September 2016
Commercial Dispute Resolution
Tauil & Chequer Advogados partner Bernardo Weaver (São Paulo) is quoted in this article discussing the Petrobras ‘Car Wash’ corruption scandal.
Media Coverage
28 September 2016
Bloomberg BNA World Data Protection Report
Bloomberg BNA’s World Data Protection Report has published Gabriela Kennedy and Karen H.F. Lee’s article on the new Information Leaflet issued by the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner, which highlights the personal data privacy risks that employers need to address when developing a Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) practice.
News Releases
27 September 2016
Mayer Brown announced that Los Angeles-based partner John Nadolenco has been named one of California’s “Top 100 Lawyers of 2016” by the Daily Journal, a leading California publication.
News Releases
27 September 2016
News Releases
27 September 2016
Mayer Brown provided legal counsel on two transactions that were named “winners” by LatinFinance magazine in its 2016 Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards. The annual awards honor “the most impressive transactions and institutions in a field critical to the region’s economic progress.”
Media Coverage
26 September 2016
Bloomberg BNA's Daily Tax Report
Tax Controversy partner Brian Kittle (New York) is quoted in this article discussing the release of a decades-old memorandum exempting most tax regulations from a high level of federal review.
Media Coverage
26 September 2016
Tech City News
Bylined article by London Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partner Guy Wilkes and Banking & Finance associate Bourn Collier on Blockchain regulation in the UK.
News Releases
26 September 2016
Mayer Brown JSM is pleased to announce that China Law & Practice has presented the firm with the award for “International Firm of the Year – Insurance” at the 2016 Beijing Awards.
Media Coverage
26 September 2016
The National Law Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Bill Stallings (Washington DC) has been named to The National Law Journal’s inaugural list of “M&A and Antitrust Trailblazers”.
News Releases
22 September 2016
Mayer Brown was named “US Tax Court Firm of the Year” and “North America Tax Litigation & Disputes Firm of the Year” at the annual Americas Tax Awards sponsored by International Tax Review. The firm also was named “New York Tax Firm of the Year” and advised on a matter that was that was recognized as: “Americas Tax Energy Deal of the Year” – the TransCanada acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group.
News Releases
22 September 2016
Mayer Brown announced that Larry Urgenson, Washington DC-based partner and co-leader of the firm’s global Anti-Corruption & FCPA practice, earned the top spot among “the lawyers on the most FCPA settlements” for handling six foreign bribery resolutions since September 2008, according to Just Anti-Corruption’s FCPA Counsel Tracker report. Mr. Urgenson was previously recognized as an “FCPA Master” by Main Justice (now Just Anti-Corruption) for his record of achievement in anti-corruption defense work. The publication noted that his matters are marked by “innovative settlements, strong collaboration with in-house counsel, and successful results.”
News Releases
22 September 2016
Mayer Brown has been named European Law Firm of the Year in the regulatory category at GlobalCapital’s annual Global Derivatives Awards 2016. The awards, held on 20 September in London, recognise the people, companies and deals that have made an impact on the global derivatives market during the past year. The firm was also nominated for Global Law Firm of the Year.
Media Coverage
22 September 2016
The AmLaw Litigation Daily
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Bill Michael (Chicago) is quoted in this article discussing the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Media Coverage
22 September 2016
Bloomberg BNA
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article discussing the expected rise in litigation over added sugar.
News Releases
21 September 2016
Mayer Brown announced today that it was named to the “Fearsome Four Honor Roll” – the list of law firms clients fear most in litigation – in The BTI Litigation Outlook 2017 report, published by the BTI Consulting Group, Inc. The report also listed Mayer Brown in the top 15 percent of all firms for class actions.
Media Coverage
21 September 2016
Project Finance International (subscription required)
Bylined article by London Banking & Finance partner Robert Flanigan on the successful refinancing by Autopista del Sol, Concesionaria Espanola, S.A. of its existing debt with project bonds.
Media Coverage
21 September 2016
Daily Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner John Nadolenco (Los Angeles) is featured in this Daily Journal “Top 100” profile.
Media Coverage
September-October 2016
Food and Drug Law Institute
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Mark Mansour and Christopher Mikson and associate Emily Strunk (all Washington DC) discuss the recently finalized FDA guidance on its policy of enforcement discretion.

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