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News Releases
30 July 2015
Mayer Brown represented China Re Group, the largest reinsurance company in China, in the first insurance-linked securities offering by a Chinese sponsor. The offering was made by Panda Re, a Bermuda special purpose insurer, to institutional investors in the US, Bermuda and Europe and was arranged by GC Securities, a division of MMC Securities Corp. The transaction provided China Re with US $50 million of per occurrence protection from earthquakes in The People’s Republic of China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) on an indemnity basis. The transaction also represents the first time investors have gained exposure to Chinese perils.
Media Coverage
29 July 2015
Inside Counsel
Corporate & Securities partner Michael Hermsen (Chicago) is quoted in this article discussing SEC actions addressing concerns about executive compensation.
News Releases
29 July 2015
A Mayer Brown Corporate & Securities team in Paris advised the Faiveley family as a majority shareholder of Faiveley Transport with respect to the corporate and capital market aspects of a proposed €1.7 billion takeover bid from Wabtec Corporation.
Media Coverage
29 July 2015
Executive Risk Network
In a bylined article, Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman and partner Michael Hermsen (both Chicago) discuss considerations for when a public company makes changes in corporate leadership.
Media Coverage
28 July 2015
South China Morning Post

Is there any legal protection in Hong Kong for same-sex couples who register their marriage overseas?

Media Coverage
28 July 2015
The National Law Journal
Daniel Masur, partner-in-charge of Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office, is quoted regarding Mayer Brown's partnership with Higher Achievement, an afterschool and summer academic program that seeks to close the opportunity gap for middle school youth in at-risk communities.
Media Coverage
27 July 2015
Forbes
Privacy & Security partner Rajesh De (Washington DC) is featured in this summary of Bloomberg BNA's Big Law Business Summit.
Media Coverage
27 July 2015
BloombergBNA
Privacy & Security partner Rajesh De (Washington DC) is featured in this clip from Bloomberg BNA's Big Law Business Summit.
Media Coverage
27 July 2015
The American Lawyer (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lauren Goldman (New York) is quoted in an article discussing this term of the US Supreme Court.
Media Coverage
27 July 2015
Food Dive
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Adam Hudes (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing the failed Sysco/US Foods merger.
Media Coverage
27 July 2015
Bloomberg
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andrew Pincus (Washington DC) discusses insider-trading prosecutions and the impact of US v. Newman, 13-1873, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Manhattan).
Media Coverage
27 July 2015
CIO
Business & Technology Sourcing partner Dan Masur (Washington DC) is quoted throughout this article regarding outsourcing contracts.
Media Coverage
24 July 2015
E&P
Energy partners Dallas Parker and Francisco Mendez (both Houston) are quoted in this article discussing Phase 1 of Mexico's ongoing energy reform.
Media Coverage
24 July 2015
Law360
In a bylined article, Employment & Benefits partners Liz Stern and Paul Virtue (both Washington DC) discuss H-1B guidance.
Media Coverage
24 July 2015
Financial Times (subscription required)
Bylined article by Government Relations senior advisorToby Moffett (Washington DC) on Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya.
Media Coverage
July 2015

An abridged version of this article has been published in the Legal Review for the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Contractors.

Media Coverage
24 July 2015
E&P
Energy partner Dallas Parker (Houston) is quoted in this article discussing Phase 1 of Mexico's ongoing energy reform.
Media Coverage
24 July 2015
Insights
In a bylined article, Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman and partner Michael Hermsen (both Chicago) discuss considerations for when a public company makes changes in corporate leadership.
Media Coverage
23 July 2015
Law360
Paul Thesis, Chairman of Mayer Brown, along with Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Sean Connolly (London) and Employment & Benefits partner Duncan Abate (Hong Kong) are quoted in this profile of Mayer Brown.
Media Coverage
23 July 2015
BloombergBNA
Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman and partner Michael Hermsen (both Chicago) are cited in coverage of Mayer Brown teleconference on SEC executive compensation measures.
Media Coverage
22 July 2015
HR Magazine
Bylined article by London Employment partner Stefan Martin on how international employers manage the risk of claims when the territorial scope of UK employment rights for employees who do not ordinarily work in the UK, is not clear.
News Releases
22 July 2015
Mayer Brown announced today that it represented Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, a global leader in the pet care industry, in the acquisition of Merrick Pet Care, Inc. from private equity firm Swander Pace Capital. One of the fastest-growing natural and organic pet food companies, Merrick Pet Care has more than 350 employees located primarily in Texas and Illinois, and offers a wide variety of dry and wet foods, as well as treats, for both dogs and cats. Terms were not disclosed.
Media Coverage
22 July 2015
Professional Pensions
London Pensions associate Giles Bywater is quoted in an article on the key issues around DB contracting out ahead of the April 2016 deadline.
News Releases
22 July 2015
The 5th edition of Expert Guides: Women in Business Law has recognized Nathalie Jalabert-Doury, partner in the Competition & Distribution practice in Mayer Brown Paris as expert in her field.
News Releases
21 July 2015
Firm also advises on deal named a finalist in "Best Transport Project" category

Mayer Brown has been named as a finalist in the “Legal Advisor of the Year” category of the P3 Awards 2015, an awards series hosted by P3 Bulletin that recognizes outstanding achievements in public-private partnerships across the Americas.

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