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Firm News
18 January 2018
Mayer Brown JSM represented both Standard Chartered APR and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) on the divestment of all 154 million of their shares in Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), one of Vietnam’s largest private sector banks. These shares represent 15% of ACB’s capital.
Firm News
18 January 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that it is advising SCANA Corporation, an NYSE-listed energy-based holding company, in its merger with Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE: D). The value of the transaction, including assumption of debt, is approximately $14.6 billion.
Firm News
18 January 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that it advised Nestlé SA on its agreement to sell its US confectionary business to The Ferrero Group, a global confectionary group, for $2.8 billion in cash.
Media Coverage
18 January 2018
Law.com
Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
17 January 2018
Mayer Brown JSM represented Principal Financial Group (NASDAQ:PFG), one of Southeast Asia’s largest asset managers, in its proposed acquisition of controlling stakes in CIMB-Principal Asset Management Group and CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management from its joint venture partner CIMB Group Holdings Berhad (KLSE:1023), pending regulatory approval.
Media Coverage
16 January 2018
Law360
Mayer Brown has been named by Law360 as a “Practice Group of the Year” for 2017 in eight practice areas. The award recognizes law firms “behind the litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry in the past year.”
Media Coverage
16 January 2018
Law360
Paul Theiss, Chairman of Mayer Brown, is quoted in this article discussing Mayer Brown being named to this year's Law360 "Firms of the Year".
Firm News
15 January 2018
Mayer Brown JSM announced today that Brian McKenna has joined the firm in Hong Kong as a partner in its Corporate & Securities practice.
Media Coverage
11 January 2018
Law360
Government Relations & Public Law partner Mitch Holzrichter (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
9 January 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that it advised Altice N.V. and Altice USA Inc. as US tax and structuring counsel in its spin-off of Altice USA Inc. and group reorganization of Altice Europe. The separation and reorganization will enable each business to focus more on the distinct opportunities for value creation in their respective markets and ensure greater transparency for investors.
Media Coverage
8 January 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was mentioned in this article.
Media Coverage
8 January 2018
CNBC Africa
London Construction & Engineering partner Kwadwo Sarkodie appeared live on CNBC Africa being interviewed  on Zimbabwe's bid to attract foreign investors by selling off stakes in state-owned companies.
Media Coverage
5 January 2018
Legaltech News
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
5 January 2018
Law360
Intellectual Property partner Brian Nolan (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
5 January 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman (Chicago) and partners Robert Gray (Houston) and Michael Hermsen (Chicago).
Firm News
5 January 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that trial lawyer Robert Harrell has joined the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice as a partner in Houston. Previously, he was a partner with Norton Rose Fulbright in Houston, where he led that firm’s financial institutions and insurance litigation practice in the US.
Media Coverage
5 January 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Employment & Benefits partners Liz Stern and Paul Virtue (both Washington DC).
Media Coverage
4 January 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Keri Borders (Los Angeles) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
4 January 2018
Mayer Brown JSM acted as the legal adviser for Essence Corporate Finance (Hong Kong) Limited as Sole Sponsor in relation to China Futex Holdings Limited’s listing on Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Media Coverage
4 January 2018
Politico Pro (subscription required)
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Rajesh De (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
4 January 2018
The M&A Journal
Bylined article by Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman (Chicago) and partners Michael Hermsen (Chicago), Jen Carlson (Palo Alto) and Kristen Ford (Houston).
Media Coverage
3 January 2018
FoodNavigator-USA
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Keri Borders (Los Angeles) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
3 January 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andy Pincus (Washington DC) was named an “MVP” in the Appellate category by Law360. This recognition honors “elite” lawyers who have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.”
Media Coverage
3 January 2018
PLANSPONSOR
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
2 January 2018
Corporate Secretary (subscription required)
Bylined article by Cybersecurity & Data Privacy counsel Kendall Burman (Washington DC), Legal Professional / Consultant Diletta De Cicco (Brussels), and partners Charles-Albert Helleputte (Brussels) and Lei Shen (Chicago).
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