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Media Coverage
18 December 2018
FOOD navigator-usa.com (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
18 December 2018
Mayer Brown announced that partners Timothy Bishop, David Carpenter, Mark Hanchet and Paul Hughes were named “MVPs” 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
17 December 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
17 December 2018
Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that an issuance for the Development Bank of Mongolia, on which the firm advised, won the award for “Best Mongolia Deal” at the 2018 FinanceAsia Achievement Awards. This is the third consecutive year the firm has won the Mongolia award. In addition, a bond deal handled by the firm for the Sri Lankan government won the “Best Sri Lanka Deal.”
Media Coverage
14 December 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Timothy Bishop (Chicago) is mentioned in this article.
Media Coverage
13 December 2018
Law360
Corporate & Securities partner David Carpenter (New York) is featured in this article.
Firm News
12 December 2018
The Financial Times has ranked Mayer Brown as one of the “Most Innovative Law Firms for Legal Expertise” in the publication’s annual report, “North America Innovative Lawyers.” Mayer Brown has been recognized in the report each year that it has been published.
Media Coverage
12 December 2018
International Law Office
Bylined article by Employment & Benefits partners Andrew Rosenman (Chicago), Ruth Zadikany (Los Angeles) and associates Corwin Carr and Richard Nowak (both Chicago).
Media Coverage
12 December 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
11 December 2018
Mayer Brown advised on a transaction that was named “M&A Deal of the Year” in the $75 million to $100 million category at the 2018 M&A Advisor Awards.
Media Coverage
December 2018
Computer Law & Security Review
Gabriela Kennedy's Asia Pacific column in the latest issue of Computer Law & Security Review features a Mayer Brown article titled "Computer Says No – Prosecuting Smartphone Offences” by Gabriela Kennedy and Karen H.F. Lee.
Media Coverage
11 December 2018
REUTERS
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
11 December 2018
Africa Law and Business
Bylined article by London Construction & Engineering partner Kwadwo Sarkodie on the future of international arbitration in Tanzania.
Media Coverage
11 December 2018
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Scodro (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
10 December 2018
The National Law Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
10 December 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
10 December 2018
Bloomberg BNA
Bylined article by London Tax partner James Hill and Antitrust & Competition associate James Harrison on the introduction of a digital services tax in the UK.
Media Coverage
10 December 2018
taxnotes
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Astrid Pieron (Brussels).
Media Coverage
7 December 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lauren Goldman (New York) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
7 December 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Consumer Financial Services partners Ori Lev and Stephanie Robinson, associates Tori K. Shinohara, Anjali Garg and Christa Bieker (all Washington DC).
Firm News
7 December 2018
Mayer Brown has advised Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (acting in a consortium with its partner, Sumitomo Corporation) on the acquisition of a 30 percent indirect interest in Compañia Minera Teck Quebrada Blanca S.A., which owns the Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2) project, from Teck Resources Limited for $1.2 billion.
Media Coverage
7 December 2018
Structured Credit Investor
London Banking & Finance Counsel Merryn Craske is quoted in an article on the challenges for reporting entities to comply with the disclosure requirements under EU securitisation regulation.
Media Coverage
6 December 2018
Law360
Consumer Financial Services partner Ori Lev (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
6 December 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Matthew Ingber (New York) is featured in this article.
Media Coverage
6 December 2018
Taxnotes
Director of transfer pricing and valuation services Elena Khripounova (Washington DC) and Tax partner Scott Stewart (Chicago) are quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
6 December 2018
Bloomberg
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Daniel Stein (New York) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
6 December 2018
The 2019 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific ranked Mayer Brown in 32 practice categories, up from 29 last year. The 2019 guide includes five Band One rankings for Mayer Brown.
Media Coverage
6 December 2018
The Tax Court of Canada recently adopted a restrictive position concerning the possibility for a general anti-abuse rule provided under domestic law to challenge the application of a bilateral tax treaty whose benefits have essentially been claimed for tax purposes.
Media Coverage
6 December 2018
USA Today
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Greg Deis (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
5 December 2018
ALM
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Matthew Ingber (New York) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
5 December 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Benchmark Litigation 2019 awarded the firm a top-tier ranking in the national Appellate category and also ranked the firm in the national Antitrust category. In addition, nine of the firm’s lawyers were ranked as “National Litigation Stars” in their respective practice categories:
Media Coverage
5 December 2018
Law360
Bylined article co-authored by Intellectual Property counsel James "Tripp" Fossell (Washington DC).
Media Coverage
3 December 2018
Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation
Legal Update by Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partners David Beam and Jerome Roche (both Washington DC), Banking & Finance partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) and Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement associate Matthew Bisanz (Washington, DC), is featured in this post.
Firm News
3 December 2018
A Tax Transactions & Consulting team in Paris advised Altice France, the subsidiary of Altice Europe N.V., in its exclusivity agreement with Allianz Capital Partners, AXA Investment Managers and OMERS Infrastructure, regarding the sale of a minority equity stake of 49.99 percent in SFR FTTH for a total cash consideration of €1.8 billion based on a €3.6 billion 100 percent equity value.
Media Coverage
December 2018
ICMA-NAFMII
Mayer Brown was invited by the International Capital Market Association to be the sole law firm for New York law matters included in the International Practices of Bond Trustee Arrangements report.
Media Coverage
2 December 2018
POWER
Bylined article by Corporate & Securities partner Jeff Dobbs (Houston).
Media Coverage
30 November 2018
The Am Law Litigation Daily
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Timothy Bishop (Chicago) is mentioned in this article.
Firm News
30 November 2018

Mayer Brown announced that 11 partners from six practice areas have been recognized by Washingtonian magazine as the “Top Lawyers” in the Washington DC area.


Media Coverage
30 November 2018
Power Finance & Risk
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
29 November 2018
The WLF Legal Pulse
Bylined article by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Evan Tager and associate Jonathan Klein, (both Washington DC).
Media Coverage
29 November 2018
Associated Press
Government Relations & Public Law partner Mickey Kantor (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
29 November 2018
Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that Hong Kong partner John Marsden, who also serves as the managing partner of the firm's Vietnam and Thailand offices, has been chosen by the American College of Bankruptcy to be inducted as a Fellow.
Media Coverage
29 November 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partners Tom Delaney and David Beam, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Alex Lakatos and Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement associate Matthew Bisanz (all Washington DC).
Media Coverage
29 November 2018
Newsweek (subscription require)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Glen Kopp (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
29 November 2018
Insurance Day
Bylined article by senior Insurance & Reinsurance associates Alys Jones and Matthew Line on the importance of appropriate business insurance to cover reputational risk.
Firm News
29 November 2018
Mayer Brown held its fifth annual “In the Know” cocktail fundraiser on 14 November at The China Club, supporting 2018 beneficiary the Asian University for Women (AUW).
Firm News
29 November 2018
Mayer Brown announced today it has appointed Britt Miller as the partner-in-charge of its Chicago office and Matthew Ingber as the partner-in-charge of its New York office.
Media Coverage
29 November 2018
The Washington Post (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Glen Kopp (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
29 November 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was featured in this article.
Media Coverage
28 November 2018
Bloomberg BNA
Bylined article by Tax partner Ben Fryer and associate Annabelle Trotter on the next steps for the European Financial Transaction Tax.
Firm News
28 November 2018
Mayer Brown represented Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM), a multinational utilities company and the leading multi-utility services company in Colombia, in securing approval for a line of credit totaling US$750 million with HSBC (the “Credit Facility”). The Credit Facility has a three year maturity and a 30 month availability period. The proceeds of the Credit Facility will be used as follows, US$215 million to finance the investment plan of EPM and US$535 million for general corporate purposes.
Media Coverage
28 November 2018
Law360
Supreme Court & Appellate partner Nicole Saharsky (Washington DC) is featured in this article.
Firm News
28 November 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that prominent appellate lawyer Nicole A. Saharsky has joined the firm as a partner in Washington DC, where she will serve as a co-leader of the Supreme Court & Appellate practice, along with Supreme Court advocate Andrew Pincus. Ms. Saharsky is a veteran of the Office of the Solicitor General at the US Department of Justice, where she served for 10 years as an assistant to the solicitor general. Most recently, she was a partner at Gibson Dunn.
Media Coverage
28 November 2018
Bloomberg Law
Supreme Court & Appellate partner Nicole Saharsky (Washington DC) is featured in this article.
Media Coverage
27 November 2018
Law360
Banking & Finance partner Mark Hanchet (New York) is featured in this article.
Media Coverage
27 November 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Timothy Bishop (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
27 November 2018
Inframation News USA & Canada | Daily Briefing (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
27 November 2018
The Hill
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Glen Kopp (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
27 November 2018
E&E News
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Timothy Bishop (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
November 2018
Mealey’s International Arbitration Report
Bylined article by International Arbitration partners B. Ted Howes (New York) and Alejandro López Ortiz (Paris), and Tauil & Chequer Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Gustavo Fernandes (Rio de Janeiro).
Media Coverage
26 November 2018
Pensions & Investments (subscription required)
Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
26 November 2018
The WLF Legal Pulse
Bylined article by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Evan Tager and associate Matthew Waring, (both Washington DC).
Media Coverage
26 November 2018
Bloomberg BNA (subscription required)
Consumer Financial Services partner Stephanie Robinson (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
25 November 2018
The Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
Consumer Financial Services partner Ori Lev (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
23 November 2018
Bloomberg BNA's Daily Tax Report (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
22 November 2018
Mayer Brown's Private Equity team has advised The Halifax Group and Management on the sale of Pirtek Europe, the leading on-site provider of hydraulic hose replacement and associated services across Europe, to PNC Riverarch Capital, a US-based private equity firm. Transaction terms were not disclosed.
Media Coverage
21 November 2018
Firm News
20 November 2018
Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 16 lawyers worldwide to counsel. The appointments are effective January 1, 2019.
Media Coverage
November 2018
Australian Securitisation Journal
Bylined article by Banking & Finance partners Amanda Baker (New York), Jon Van Gorp and Stuart Litwin (both Chicago).
Media Coverage
19 November 2018
ReverseMortgageDaily
Consumer Financial Services associate Anjali Garg (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
19 November 2018
ReverseMortgageDaily
Consumer Financial Services partners Ori Lev and Stephanie Robinson (both Washington DC) are mentioned in this article.
Media Coverage
19 November 2018
Financial Times (by subscription only)
The Financial Times ran an article on new rules which overhaul how the US government screens foreign investments. The article reported that the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), which took effect in August, will hit Chinese investments the most. The article referenced comments by partner Mark Uhrynuk on the wider impact of the new rules and the need for foreign investors to make a filing with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS).
Media Coverage
19 November 2018
The Lawyer
London Corporate & Securities partner Kate Ball-Dodd is mentioned in an article for advising on the Works.co.uk IPO.
Firm News
19 November 2018
Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 34 lawyers worldwide to partner. The appointments are effective January 1, 2019.
Media Coverage
19 November 2018
The Lawyer
London Corporate & Securities partner Colin Scagell is mentioned in an article for advising on the Integrafin Holdings IPO.
Media Coverage
18 November 2018
POLITICO
Consumer Financial Services partner Ori Lev (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
18 November 2018
Décideurs Magazine Guide Afrique
If Africa remains the target of monumental scale projects, only those perfectly calibrated lead to financial closing: Dany Khayat, Olivier Mélédo, and Alban Dorin provide an overview on energy, project finance practices and arbitration matters in Africa.
Media Coverage
16 November 2018
Bloomberg Law
Podcast segment by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andrew Pincus (Washington DC).
Media Coverage
November 2018
ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin 2018 – Issue 3
Bylined article from London International Arbitration senior associate Rachael O’Grady reflecting on a recent ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) breakfast seminar on the CJEU’s ruling in Achmea, which affects intra-EU investment treaty arbitration for investors, EU member states and the wider EU community.
Media Coverage
15 November 2018
Media Coverage
15 November 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andrew Tauber (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
14 November 2018
Supreme Court Brief
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Kimberly (Washington DC) was mentioned in this article.
Firm News
14 November 2018
Mayer Brown announced today the launch of a new practical source, A Global Guide to Employee Data Privacy, which provides employers with a valuable resource when navigating the specific challenges of handling employee data in different jurisdictions.
Firm News
13 November 2018
Mayer Brown represented the Russian oil producer, Lukoil, in three farm-out agreements with Italy's Eni for the transfer of participating interests in exploration licenses in Mexico’s shallow waters, including Blocks 10, 12 and 14. The agreements enable Lukoil to expand its exploration portfolio in the region, diversify risks and build up exploration competencies.
Media Coverage
13 November 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Construction & Engineering partner Joanna Horsnail and Government Relations & Public Law associate Jeffrey Edwards (both Chicago).
Media Coverage
12 November 2018
Pensions & Investments
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
12 November 2018
Mayer Brown achieved first-tier rankings in 114 national and metropolitan categories, including 34 national first-tier rankings, in the 2019 edition of the US News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. Overall, the firm was ranked in 190 national and metropolitan categories. In addition, Mayer Brown was named “Firm of the Year” in the Appellate Practice category.
Firm News
12 November 2018
Mayer Brown has been named the Top Law Firm for Training Contracts and Vacation Schemes at the AllAboutLaw Awards 2018.
Media Coverage
12 November 2018
FintechPolicy.org
Video series by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Alex Lakatos (Washington DC).
Media Coverage
11 November 2018
American Banker
Consumer Financial Services partner Ori Lev (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
9 November 2018
Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that Hong Kong partner Gabriela Kennedy has been recognized once again as "Best in TMT" at this year's Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards.
Media Coverage
9 November 2018
HealthITSecurity
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Laura Hammargren (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
9 November 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Tax Transactions & Consulting partners Steven Garden (Chicago) and Kenneth Klein (Washington DC), and associate David Goett (New York).
Media Coverage
9 November 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Audrey Harris (Washington DC) is featured in this article.
Media Coverage
9 November 2018
Bylined article by Bylined article by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Richard Ben-Veniste (Washington DC).
Media Coverage
9 November 2018
Forbes
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
9 November 2018
Firm News
9 November 2018

Mayer Brown has been recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2018 edition in 47 categories and recognizes 20 lawyers as “Leading Individuals”

Media Coverage
8 November 2018
The Am Law Litigation Daily (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Kimberly (Washington DC) was mentioned in this article.
Firm News
8 November 2018
The 2019 edition of Chambers UK ranked Mayer Brown in 27 practice categories, including five Band One rankings.
Media Coverage
8 November 2018
Bloomberg Law
Bylined article by Corporate & Securities partners Joe Castelluccio (New York) and Bill Kucera (Chicago).
Media Coverage
8 November 2018
Law360
Intellectual Property counsel Manuel Velez (New York) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
7 November 2018
Bloomberg News (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Kimberly (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
7 November 2018
Politico
International Trade senior advisor Warren Payne (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
7 November 2018
Legal Week
Head of Global Mining and Africa Ian Coles is quoted in this article discussing international law firms’ approaches to Africa.
Firm News
7 November 2018
Mayer Brown secured a major victory for a group of Maryland residents challenging the state’s 2011 redrawing of its congressional districts under the First Amendment, when a federal three-judge panel in the district court of Maryland struck down a partisan gerrymander and entered an injunction ordering the state to promptly adopt a new plan for use in the 2020 congressional elections.
Media Coverage
7 November 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
7 November 2018
Mayer Brown represented HSBC in its negotiations on the design and development agreement with IHS Markit to create MyDeal, a digital technology app and underlying platform that enables the bank's employees and clients to access transactional, logistical and other updates relating to investor roadshows during the capital market fundraising process.
Media Coverage
6 November 2018
The WLF Legal Pulse
Bylined article by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Evan Tager and associate Surya Kundu, (both Washington DC).
Media Coverage
6 November 2018
IFLR
Consumer Financial Services partner Ori Lev (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
6 November 2018
Le magazine des Affaires
Guillaume Kuperfils and Olivier Aubouin review recent trends of contractual practices in French and transnational Mergers & Acquisitions.
Firm News
5 November 2018
Mayer Brown is ranked in IFLR1000’s “Financial and Corporate 2019” guide in six jurisdictions, in addition to 30 practice areas and industry sectors. The guide also recognizes 161 individual Mayer Brown lawyers.
Media Coverage
5 November 2018
Le Magazine des Affaires
For the past fifteen years, international regulations have made compliance an integral part of all sectors of activity. In a rapidly changing world, companies are potentially exposed to a wide range of risks. Nicolette Kost De Sèvres gives an overview of compliance and risk management in the current climate.
Media Coverage
5 November 2018
Le Magazine des Affaires
The principle of selective distribution agreements is that resale is reserved for distributors fulfilling the qualitative criteria defined by the supplier and must make it possible to organize the resale of its products in the environment that they require.
Firm News
5 November 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Phyllis Korff has joined the firm as a Capital Markets partner in New York.
Media Coverage
5 November 2018
Tax Notes Today (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partners Mark Leeds and David Burton (both New York) were quoted in this article.
Firm News
2 November 2018
Mayer Brown has been recognised in The Times Best Law Firms 2019, where it is commended for its work in commercial property.
Firm News
2 November 2018
Mayer Brown today announced the arrival of Robert John as a partner in the firm's Corporate & Securities practice in Frankfurt. Mr. John joins from Clifford Chance.
Media Coverage
2 November 2018
Curbed Los Angeles
Real Estate partner Edgar Khalatian (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
2 November 2018
Mayer Brown represented HSBC Bank USA, N.A. in negotiating a loan origination services agreement with Avant, LLC, a leading online marketplace lending company, including customization and implementation of a white-labeled version of Avant’s Amount lending platform for HSBC.
Media Coverage
2 November 2018
FintechPolicy.org
Video series by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Alex Lakatos (Washington DC).
Firm News
2 November 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Michael Lebovitz has joined the firm as a Tax Transactions & Consulting partner in Los Angeles. He joins from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Media Coverage
1 November 2018
Construction Law

Bylined article from London Construction & Engineering partner Kwadwo Sarkodie on the pitfalls in making enforceable contracts.

This article first published in the November edition of Construction Law. www.constructionlaw.uk.com.

Media Coverage
November 2018
Computer Law & Security Review
Gabriela Kennedy's Asia Pacific column in the latest issue of Computer Law & Security Review features a Mayer Brown article titled "Open wide! The HKMA’s open API framework” by Gabriela Kennedy and Karen H.F. Lee.
Media Coverage
1 November 2018
Bylined article from head of White Collar Crime in London Alistair Graham and London Litigation & Dispute Resolution senior associate Chris Roberts on the case of R (KBR Inc) v Serious Fraud Office, which has implications for disclosure where foreign parent companies of subsidiaries are under investigation by the SFO.
Firm News
1 November 2018
Mayer Brown announced that its Supreme Court & Appellate practice has been named one of the best in the United States by The National Law Journal (NLJ) for the 11th consecutive year.
Media Coverage
1 November 2018
Power
Bylined article by Corporate & Securities partner Jeff Dobbs (Houston).
Media Coverage
31 October 2018
21st Century Tech
Corporate & Securities Partner David Bakst (New York) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
30 October 2018
Mayer Brown adds further strength to its Banking & Finance practice in London with hire of new partner Ashley McDermott
Media Coverage
30 October 2018
Private Equity Magazine
As a result of its initial success, the Private Equity Mayer Brown Award will be held this year for the second time.
Media Coverage
30 October 2018
Les Echos.fr
French government’s effort to reduce tax evasion with European transposed directive ATAD can be expensive in the 2019 budget Benjamin Homo / Nicolas Vergnet / Louis Nayberg.
Media Coverage
30 October 2018
Law360
Consumer Financial Services partner Ori Lev (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
29 October 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Larry Urgenson, a Washington DC-based partner and co-leader of the firm’s global Anti-Corruption & FCPA practice, received Global Investigations Review’s (GIR) 2018 “Outstanding Career” award. Mr. Urgenson was honored at GIR’s annual awards ceremony in Washington DC.
Media Coverage
29 October 2018
Law360
Government Relations & Public Law partner John Schmidt (Chicago) was published in this article.
Media Coverage
26 October 2018
Bloomberg BNA's Daily Tax Report (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
26 October 2018
The National Law Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Timothy Bishop (Chicago) discusses the firm's case that landed it on the 2018 Appellate Hot List.
Media Coverage
26 October 2018
Law360
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
25 October 2018
Regulation Asia
Banking & Finance partner Jason Kravitt (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
25 October 2018
Inside Higher Ed
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
25 October 2018
Tauil & Chequer Advogados (T&C), in association with Mayer Brown, announced today that the Federal Court of Accounts, often referred to as the Tribunal de Contas da União (TCU), has honored Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Luís Inácio Adams (Brasília) with the Grand Medal of Judicial Merit. Mr. Adams was selected by the TCU for his service as attorney general of Brazil, among other legal achievements over his lifetime.
Media Coverage
October 2018
Mining Magazine
Bylined article from the head of Global Mining Ian Coles on the legal issues around extra-terrestrial mining.
Media Coverage
25 October 2018
Big Law Business
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
25 October 2018
Education Drive
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
24 October 2018
Corporate Counsel
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Audrey Harris (Washington DC), Megan Webster (Chicago) and Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partner Melissa Richards (Northern California) are featured in this article.
Media Coverage
Summer 2018
Lexis Practice Advisor Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Lackey (Washington, DC) Co-authors GC Advisory, Stored Communications Act and Issues Checklist
Media Coverage
24 October 2018
Daily Business Review
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Mark Ter Molen (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
24 October 2018
MeriTalk
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner David Simon (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
24 October 2018
The Wall Street Journal
Consumer Financial Services partner Ori Lev (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
24 October 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partner Lauren Pryor (Washington DC) was selected as a “40 Under 40” honoree by the Leadership Center for Excellence. The annual recognition honors “40 exceptional business and community leaders under the age of 40 who are living or working in the greater DC area.”
Media Coverage
24 October 2018
GlobeSt.com
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
24 October 2018
The Times (subscription required)
London Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Miles Robinson is quoted in this article on the implications of and next steps in the class action brought by employees against their employer, supermarket Morrisons, over a data breach in 2014.
Media Coverage
24 October 2018
Media Coverage
24 October 2018
The National Law Journal (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
24 October 2018
Pensions & Investments
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
24 October 2018
Mayer Brown represented Development Bank of Mongolia LLC, Mongolia's development and export-import bank, in its benchmark US$500 million five-year bond that closed this week.
Firm News
24 October 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Audrey Harris has rejoined the firm in Washington DC as a partner and co-leader of its global Anti-Corruption & FCPA practice. Ms. Harris rejoins Mayer Brown after serving as the chief compliance officer for global resources company BHP. Based in Melbourne, Australia, she led a global Ethics & Compliance function providing expertise in anti-corruption, trade sanctions, export controls, competition, ethics & investigations, state & commercial secrets, and market conduct compliance, with a team of professionals and attorneys across four continents.
Media Coverage
23 October 2018
The Times (subscription required)
London Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Miles Robinson is quoted in this article on the decision in the Court of Appeal class action brought by employees against their employer, supermarket Morrisons, over a data breach in 2014.
Media Coverage
23 October 2018
Les Echos
French representatives passed an amendment which would temporarily guarantee a 30% taxation rate on bonuses granted to fund managers moving to Paris.
Media Coverage
23 October 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
23 October 2018
Law360
Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partner Melissa Richards (Northern California) is featured in this article.
Media Coverage
23 October 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Archis Parasharami and associate Daniel Jones (both Washington DC).
Media Coverage
23 October 2018
Bloomberg Law (subscription required)
Intellectual Property partner Jamie Beaber (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
22 October 2018
Personnel Today
London Employment partner Christopher Fisher is quoted in this article on the Court of Appeal’s £2m award to a whistleblower, Alexander Osipov, who was found to be unfairly dismissed from his role as chief executive of International Petroleum.
Firm News
22 October 2018
Mayer Brown was honored by the Posse Foundation at its annual Power of 10 gala, which celebrates diversity in higher education and the workforce.
Firm News
22 October 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Megan S. Webster has joined the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice as a partner. Ms. Webster will be based in the firm’s Chicago office and spend substantial time in the New York office. She joins from BMO Financial Group, where she served as the associate general counsel and head of the US personal and commercial banking litigation team.
Media Coverage
October 2018
Computer Law & Security Review
Gabriela Kennedy's Asia Pacific column in the latest issue of Computer Law & Security Review features a Mayer Brown article titled "Droning On – Hong Kong Proposes New Regulations for Drones” by Gabriela Kennedy and Karen H.F. Lee.
Media Coverage
22 October 2018
Capital Finance
Capital Finance publishes article by Mayer Brown on entrepreneurial women and private equity.
Firm News
19 October 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that the Illinois Bar Foundation (IBF) has honored Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Tyrone C. Fahner (Chicago) with the 2018 Distinguished Award for Excellence. The annual award honors “one individual whose career and personal life exemplify their ongoing commitment to the law and the legal community.”
Media Coverage
18 October 2018
ActuEL Direction Juridique
Difficulties, challenges, AFA controls … nearly two years after the Sapin 2 law publication, several legal counsels and chief ompliance officers have accepted to relate their experience at Legaltech show, organized by Leaders League on October 4.
Media Coverage
17 October 2018
International Law Office
Bylined article by Employment & Benefits partners Andrew Rosenman (Chicago), Ruth Zadikany (Los Angeles) and associates Corwin Carr and Richard Nowak (both Chicago).
Media Coverage
17 October 2018
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2018
Bloomberg Law
Bylined article by Employment & Benefits partner Julien Haure (Paris).
Media Coverage
September 2018
La Revue de Droit Fiscal
Bylined article by Tax paralegals Nicolas Vergnet and Julia Videau discussing consequences of the Paul Ka holding case regarding deductibility of interests payments on corporate income tax.
Media Coverage
16 October 2018
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16 October 2018
Bloomberg BNA's Daily Tax Report (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
16 October 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Melissa L. Richards has joined the firm in Northern California as a partner in the Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement practice and Consumer Financial Services group. Ms. Richards most recently served as the chief legal & risk officer at national mortgage banking firm CMG Financial.
Media Coverage
15 October 2018
State Tax Notes
State & Local Tax partners Leah Robinson and Zal Kumar, and counsel Amy Nogid (all New York) discuss New York’s “other business receipts” method for apportioning receipts and the opportunity it may provide for certain in-State taxpayers to reduce their New York apportionment percentages.
Firm News
15 October 2018
Mayer Brown won the Gold Award in the “Legal Advisor of the Year” category of the P3 Awards 2018, an awards series hosted by P3 Bulletin that recognizes outstanding achievements in public-private partnerships (P3s) across the Americas. This is the third consecutive year the firm has been recognized in the “Legal Advisor of the Year” category and the second time the firm has finished in the top spot.
Firm News
15 October 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that JoonBeom Pae has joined the firm’s Tax Transactions & Consulting practice in New York. He joins from Weil Gotshal & Manges.
Media Coverage
15 October 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Employment & Benefits counsel Lisa Pino (Washington DC).
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12 October 2018
Law 360 (subscription required)

Head of White Collar Crime in London Alistair Graham is quoted in this article on the future role of unexplained wealth orders as part of the National Crime Agency’s enforcement armoury following the High Court’s decision to upheld the UK’s first ever such order.  

Firm News
12 October 2018
Mayer Brown represented BNP Paribas in connection with its role as a lead arranger for the lenders party to the Veterans Coordinated Approach to Recovery and Employment (Veterans CARE), a Pay for Success project credit facility to improve employment outcomes for veterans with service-connected post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This project is supported by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the city of Boston, New York City partners and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Media Coverage
12 October 2018
Tax Journal
Bylined article from Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Benjamin Fryer and associate Annabelle Trotter on the progress of the EU’s proposed financial transaction tax.

This article first appeared in Tax Journal on 12 October 2018 www.taxjournal.com  
Media Coverage
11 October 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Matthew Rossi (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
10 October 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Lisa Ferri, co-leader of the firm’s global Intellectual Property practice across nine offices, was named a New York Law Journal (NYLJ) 2018 “Distinguished Leader.” The award recognizes extraordinary lawyers in leadership roles who achieved impressive results in the past year.
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10 October 2018
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10 October 2018
International Law Office
In bylined article by Employment & Benefits partners Andrew Rosenman (Chicago), Ruth Zadikany (Los Angeles) and associates Corwin Carr and Richard Nowak (both Chicago) discuss recent Ninth Circuit ruling.
Media Coverage
October 2018
Lexis Practice Advisor® Top 10 Practice Tips
In a bylined article, Capital Markets counsel Brian Hirshberg (New York) discusses the top 10 practice tips for at-the-market (ATM) offerings.
Media Coverage
9 October 2018
New York Times
Energy partner Jose Valera (Houston) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
9 October 2018
IFLR
Guide by Corporate & Securities partner Edward Best (Chicago), Tax partner David Goett, Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Thomas Humphres and Capital Markets partner Anna Pinedo (all New York), and Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Remmelt Reigersman (Palo Alto).
Media Coverage
5 October 2018
LatinFinance (subscription required)
Litigation, Arbitration and Compliance Partner Luis Adams (Brasília), Energy partner, Ariel Ramos (Mexico) and Banking & Finance partner Eduardo Lima (São Paulo) are quoted in this article.
Firm News
5 October 2018
Mayer Brown and Tauil & Chequer Advogados (T&C), in association with Mayer Brown, advised GE Capital on a transaction that was named the winner in two categories by LatinFinance magazine in its 2018 Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards. The annual awards honor “the most impressive transactions and institutions in a field critical to the region’s economic progress.” The winning transaction is:
Media Coverage
5 October 2018
Society for Human Resource Management
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andrew Pincus (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
5 October 2018
Mayer Brown has been named as one of the top 50 most innovative law firms in this year’s FT Innovative Lawyers Report: Europe following its commendation in two categories.
Firm News
5 October 2018

Mayer Brown announced that 16 partners across four of the firm’s offices have been named “Life Sciences Stars” in the 2018 edition of Euromoney’s Legal Media Group (LMG) Life Sciences. In addition, Mayer Brown was “Recommended” in General Patent Litigation, Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation (Branded) and Product Liability. The guide is an annual resource for in-house counsel identifying leading lawyers and firms in the intellectual property, regulatory, transactional and non-IP litigation practice areas.

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4 October 2018
Law360
Employment & Benefits partner Liz Stern (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
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4 October 2018
FOOD navigator-usa.com (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
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4 October 2018
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4 October 2018
New York Law Journal
Intellectual Property partner Lisa Ferri (New York) is featured in this Q&A.
Media Coverage
4 October 2018
Fifth Domain
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Stephen Lilley (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 October 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
2018
International Corporate Rescue, Volume 15, Issue 5
Bylined article by partner Tom Pugh and partner Devi Shah.
Media Coverage
3 October 2018
WTTW
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Scodro (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 October 2018
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2 October 2018
Insurance Day (subscription required)
Bylined article from London Litigation & Dispute Resolution senior associate James Whitaker on the challenges involved in insuring crypto assets.
Media Coverage
2 October 2018
Bloomberg BNA (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
2 October 2018
Mayer Brown has advised Permira Debt Managers and Lloyds Bank plc on the financing for the acquisition of talent management company James Grant Group by private equity firm Trilantic Europe.
Media Coverage
2 October 2018
Law360
Bylined article by State & Local Tax partners Leah Robinson and Zal Kumar, and Tax Transactions & Consulting associate Lucas Giardelli (all New York).
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2 October 2018
South China Morning Post

Bylined article from head of UK Real Estate Chris Harvey on Asian real estate investment into London.

This article first published in South China Morning Post on 2 October 2018. The original article can be found here.

Media Coverage
1 October 2018
The Washington Post (subscription required)
Government Relations & Public Law partner Mickey Kantor (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
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1 October 2018
Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Timothy Bishop (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
1 October 2018
Insights: The Corporate & Securities Law Advisor
In a bylined article, Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman and partner Michael Hermsen (both Chicago) explore the issues
that public companies need to consider as they prepare for the 2019 proxy and annual reporting season.
Media Coverage
1 October 2018
Fox News
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Timothy Bishop (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
October 2018
Hong Kong chapter contributed by partner Tom Pugh. The chapter discusses the restructuring and insolvency legal framework and the recent developments and significant cases in Hong Kong.
Media Coverage
1 October 2018
Washington Post (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Timothy Bishop (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
28 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced today the launch of a new practical guide, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: Navigating a Constantly Changing Landscape. The guide is the fourth in the series produced by Mayer Brown that highlights the latest cybersecurity and data privacy developments and provides practical advice for businesses confronting these changes.
Firm News
September 2018
Mayer Brown announces David Bakouche’s appointment as Special Counsel. This appointment is fully in accordance with Mayer Brown policies of developing expertise of its teams.
Media Coverage
27 September 2018
Law360
Employment & Benefits partner Paul Virtue (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
27 September 2018
Tax Notes (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Mark Leeds (New York) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
27 September 2018
Bloomberg Law
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Archis Parasharami (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
October 2018
Law Business Research
Bylined article by London Corporate & Securities partners Kate Ball-Dodd and Connor Cahalane on international mining companies seeking access to equity capital markets in the United Kingdom.

This article was first published in The Mining Law Review – 7th Edition published in October 2018 and is reproduced with their kind permission.
Media Coverage
27 September 2018
Intellectual Property Magazine (subscription required)
Bylined article by Intellectual Property partner Kfir Levy (Washington DC).
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27 September 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Employment & Benefits partner Julien Haure and associate Marine Hamon (Both Paris).
Media Coverage
27 September 2018
taxnotes (subscription required)
Tax Controversy partner Brian Kittle (New York) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
26 September 2018
Reuters
Banking & Finance partners Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
26 September 2018
Legaltech News
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner David Simon (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
26 September 2018
Mayer Brown has been recognized as this year’s European Law Firm of the Year – Transactions winner at GlobalCapital’s annual Global Derivatives Awards.
Firm News
26 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced today the launch of NextGen, a London professional network for tomorrow's leaders.
Media Coverage
25 September 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Corporate & Securities partner Marjorie Loeb, Intellectual Property partner Rich Assmus (both Chicago), Technology Transactions partner Linda Rhodes (Washington DC), and Corporate & Securities counsel Paul Chandler (Chicago).
Media Coverage
October 2018
Financier Worldwide
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
25 September 2018
The Guardian
London Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency partner Jessica Walker is quoted on the contingency plans retailers are putting in place to protect against a no-deal Brexit.
Firm News
24 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Michelle Ontiveros Gross has joined the firm as a Technology Transactions partner in Northern California. She joins from Davis Polk.
Media Coverage
24 September 2018
Law360
Technology Transactions partner Michelle Gross (Palo Alto) is featured in this article.
Media Coverage
24 September 2018
ACA Insight (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Matthew Rossi (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
24 September 2018
The Recorder (subscription required)
Technology Transactions partner Michelle Gross (Palo Alto) is featured in this article.
Media Coverage
23 September 2018
Law360

Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Ward Johnson (Palo Alto) is quoted in this article.

Firm News
21 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced today the launch of its UK Pensions Risk Transfer group, which provides market-leading, commercial advice to clients seeking to secure bulk annuity insurance and transfer longevity risk.
Media Coverage
21 September 2018
The Coalition
Bylined article by Government Contracts partners Marcia Madsen and David F. Dowd, and Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel Luke Levasseur (all Washington DC).
Media Coverage
21 September 2018
Bloomberg BNA (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partners Mark Leeds (New York) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
20 September 2018
Asset Securitization Report (subscription required)
Banking & Finance partners Paul Forrester (Chicago) and Carol Hitselberger (Charlotte) were quoted in this article.
Firm News
20 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that the firm was named “North America Tax Disputes Firm of the Year” and “New York Tax Firm of the Year” at the annual Americas Tax Awards sponsored by International Tax Review.
Media Coverage
20 September 2018
HR Magazine
Bylined article by London Employment partner Christopher Fisher on the pitfalls for employers around age discrimination.
Firm News
20 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Antitrust & Competition partner Daniel Storino (Chicago) has been named to Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s “40 Under 40” list. This annual recognition honors young lawyers across Illinois who have demonstrated "intelligence, passion, success in the office, a desire to help the community and, most importantly, a willingness to work hard at one of the country's most important professions." (View profile)
Firm News
20 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Cybersecurity & Data Privacy and Technology Transactions partner Lei Shen (Chicago) has been named to Global Data Review’s (GDR) “40 Under 40” list. This inaugural list profiles leaders among the new generation of data lawyers from around the world. (View profile)


Media Coverage
2018
Power Finance & Risk
Tax Transactions & Consulting partners David Burton (New York) and Jeffrey Davis (Washington DC) participated in an equity roundtable discussion organized by Power Finance & Risk.
Media Coverage
20 September 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partner Laurence E. Platt and Banking & Finance partner Michael McElroy (both Washington DC).
Media Coverage
19 September 2018
Associated Press
Government Relations & Public Law and International Trade partner Timothy Keeler (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
Summer 2018
ACUMA Pipeline
Bylined article by Consumer Financial Services partner Kris Kully (Washington DC).
Media Coverage
18 September 2018
Corporate Counsel
Corporate & Securities partner Marjorie Loeb (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
18 September 2018
Legaltech News
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
November 2018
Global Data Review
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Lei Shen (Chicago) is featured in this publication.
Firm News
18 September 2018
Mayer Brown represented Nestlé S.A. in its sale of Gerber Life Insurance Company to Western & Southern Financial Group for $1.55 billion cash. The transaction does not include Nestlé’s Gerber Products business, a household brand in baby food and baby care, which Nestlé will continue to develop.
Media Coverage
September/October 2018
The Corporate Board
Bylined article by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Matthew Rossi (Washington DC) and Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman (Chicago).
Media Coverage
17 September 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel Meytal McCoy (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
September/October 2018
ABF Journal
Bylined article by Banking & Finance partners Frederick Fisher, Zac Barnett, Christopher Chubb and associate Anastasia Kaup (all Chicago).
Firm News
17 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Financial Services, Regulatory & Enforcement partner David Beam (Washington DC) has been named to The National Law Journal’s (NLJ) list of “Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and FinTech Trailblazers.” This inaugural list recognizes those who “have truly moved the needle in facilitating new technologies and digital currencies.” (View profile)
Firm News
17 September 2018
Mayer Brown has further strengthened its tax capabilities in London with the appointment of Simon Rose. Simon joins the firm's Tax Transactions & Consulting practice as a partner from Michelmores, where he was head of tax.
Media Coverage
17 September 2018
Associated Press
Government Relations & Public Law partner Mickey Kantor (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
14 September 2018
Law360
Consumer Financial Services partner Melanie Brody (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
14 September 2018
Reuters Risk & Compliance
Bylined article from London Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Stuart Pickford on the implications of the opening of the Shanghai Financial Court for London retaining its litigation crown.
Media Coverage
14 September 2018
Economia
Bylined article by London Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Susan Rosser on the implications of the Court of Appeal ruling on legal privilege in Serious Fraud Office v the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation for corporate clients under investigation.
Media Coverage
14 September 2018
Media Coverage
13 September 2018
The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2018
Capital Markets partner Jerry Marlatt (New York) expresses his outlook for the Canadian covered bond market and prospects for the US market on the sidelines of The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2018.
Media Coverage
13 September 2018
The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2018
Capital Markets partner Jerry Marlatt (New York) discusses the impact of MREL and TLAC on covered bond issuance on the sidelines of The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2018.
Firm News
13 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Government Relations & Public Law partner Joanna Horsnail (Chicago) has been named a “Woman Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal. This recognition honors women who “are a driving force in transforming change across the diversity and inclusion landscape.” (View profile)
Media Coverage
13 September 2018
TechTarget
Technology Transactions partner Robert Kriss and Corporate & Securities counsel Paul Chandler (both Chicago) were quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
13 September 2018
Capital Markets partner Jerry Marlatt (New York) interviews Sandra Thompson, Deputy Director of the Division of Housing Mission and Goals, during the Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2018 keynote covering an update on US Housing Finance.
Media Coverage
13 September 2018
The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2018
Capital Markets partner Jerry Marlatt (New York) expresses his views about the covered bond directive on the sidelines of The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2018.
Media Coverage
13 September 2018
Law360
Tax Transactions & Consulting partners Mark Leeds (New York) and Steven Garden (Chicago) were quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
September 2018
LexisNexis
Bylined article by Corporate & Securities staff attorneys Mingli Wu and Hanwen Zhang (both New York).
Firm News
11 September 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Employment & Benefits partner Liz Stern (Washington DC) has been named to The National Law Journal’s (NLJ) list of “Immigration Trailblazers,” which recognizes those who “have truly moved the needle in facilitating the ever-changing immigration policies.” (View profile)


Media Coverage
11 September 2018
Law360
Intellectual Property partner Brian Nolan (New York) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
10 September 2018
Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that the firm has won three awards at the 17th annual Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards. 
Media Coverage
10 September 2018
Law360
Employment & Benefits partner Grace Shie (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
10 September 2018
Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE) has presented the firm with the organization’s Pro Bono Superstar Award. The award honors CAASE’s pro bono partners who have provided exceptional representation to survivors of sexual exploitation and violence.
Firm News
10 September 2018
Mayer Brown's Private Equity team has advised Francisco Partners on the acquisition of ByBox, the international software and supply chain management company, for a purchase price of approximately £221 million.
Media Coverage
September 2018
Responsabilité civile et Assurances n°9
Bylined article by Paris Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner David Bakouche on insurance liability and damage caused to professional use properties.
Media Coverage
7 September 2018
Corporate Compliance Insights
In bylined article, Technology Transactions partners Rebecca S. Eisner and Brad Peterson (both Chicago), and Dan Masur (Washington DC),  discuss the history and future of outsourcing.
Media Coverage
6 September 2018
Chicago Tonight
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Scodro (Chicago) is featured in this segment discussing Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings.
Media Coverage
2018
Paroles d’experts Décideurs Guide 2018
Media Coverage
5 September 2018
Corporate Compliance Insights
In bylined article, Technology Transactions partners Dan Masur (Washington DC), Brad Peterson (Chicago), and Corporate & Securities associate Corina Cercelaru (Chicago) discuss a number of issues inherent in ensuring regulatory compliance when obtaining data from an outside source.
Media Coverage
4 September 2018
Hispanic Executive
Employment & Benefits counsel Lisa Pino (Washington DC) was featured in this issue.
Media Coverage
4 September 2018
Bloomberg Tax
In bylined article International Trade senior advisor Warren Payne (Washington DC) Tax Controversy partner Shawn O'Brien (Houston) and Tax associate Maria Critelli (Chicago) discuss sequestration of refundable ATM credits.
Media Coverage
4 September 2018
African Law & Business
Bylined article from London International Arbitration senior associate Rachael O’Grady on the potential for a rise in disputes as a result of the fintech boom in Africa.
Media Coverage
4 September 2018
Bloomberg Law
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Matthew Rossi (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
4 September 2018
Power Finance & Risk (subscription required)
Bylined article by Banking & Finance partner Paul Forrester (Chicago).
Media Coverage
4 September 2018
Bloomberg TV
Government & Global Trade partner Tim Keeler (Washington, DC) is featured in this segment.
Media Coverage
3 September 2018
Building Magazine
Bylined article from London Construction & Engineering partner Chris Fellowes on the reported cost overruns and delays ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Media Coverage
2018
National Law Journal
Financial Services, Regulatory & Enforcement partner David Beam (Washington DC) is featured in this publication.
Media Coverage
September 2018
INSOL International
Hong Kong chapter contributed by partner Tom Pugh. This book discusses a range of issues that arise with trusts in insolvency situations.
Media Coverage
September 2018
Hong Kong chapter contributed by partner Tom Pugh.
Media Coverage
2018
National Law Journal
Employment & Benefits partner Liz Stern (Washington DC) was featured in this publication.
Media Coverage
31 August 2018
African Law & Business
Head of Global Mining and Africa Ian Coles is quoted in this article discussing the significance of UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Africa for UK investment in the continent.
Media Coverage
31 August 2018
Media Coverage
31 August 2018
Law360
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Sarah Reynolds, and Soledad O'Donnell and associate James Coleman (all Chicago) discuss ICSID Proposal.
Media Coverage
31 August 2018
BBC News
London Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency partner Jessica Walker appeared live on BBC News in an interview discussing the next steps in the collapses of Wonga and Homebase.
Media Coverage
31 August 2018
Bloomberg Tax
In bylined article by director of transfer pricing and valuation services Elena Khripounova (Washington DC) discusses calculating RAB Shares.
Media Coverage
30 August 2018
Diversity Journal
Construction & Engineering partner Joanna Horsnail (Chicago) is featured in this issue.
Media Coverage
30 August 2018
mondaq (subscription required)
Bylined article by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Sarah Reynolds, and Soledad O'Donnell and associate James Coleman (all Chicago).
Media Coverage
30 August 2018
PERE (by subscription only)
David Ellis comments on the UK Bribery Act's impact on private equity real estate managers in Asia in this article.
Firm News
30 August 2018
Mayer Brown represented Irish pharmaceutical company, Adapt Pharma, the distributor of NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray, in its sale to Emergent BioSolutions Inc. for total consideration of up to $735 million in cash and stock.
Firm News
30 August 2018
Mayer Brown announced that two of the firm’s partners have been named 2018 “Rising Stars” by Law360: White Collar Defense & Compliance partner Matthew J. Alexander and Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (both Washington DC). This annual recognition honors litigators and dealmakers under 40 “whose legal accomplishments transcend their age,” the publication said.
Media Coverage
30 August 2018
CNBC Africa
London Construction & Engineering senior associate Joseph Otoo appeared live on CNBC Africa in an interview discussing the significance of UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Africa for UK firms’ investment in the continent.
Media Coverage
29 August 2018
Federal News Radio
Government Contracts partner Marcia Madsen (Washington DC) is featured in this news radio broadcast.
Media Coverage
September 2018
Corporate Briefing
Volume 21 | Number 8

London Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Ian McDonald, Professional Support Lawyer Kate Wilson and trainee solicitor Amy Halsall discuss the outcome of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Cape Intermediate Holdings Ltd v. Dring (for and on behalf of the Asbestos Victims Support Group) [2018] EWCA Civ 1795.

This article was first published in Corporate Briefing, September 2018.

Media Coverage
28 August 2018
BBC News
London International Arbitration senior associate Rachael O’Grady appeared live on BBC News in an interview discussing the significance of UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Africa for UK firms’ investment in the continent.
Firm News
28 August 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that it has recruited leveraged finance lawyer, Paul Tannenbaum, as a partner in the firm's Banking & Finance practice in London.
Firm News
28 August 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that the 2019 edition of Chambers Latin America ranked the firm in five practice categories and recognized eight Mayer Brown lawyers with 10 rankings in nine practice categories.
Media Coverage
28 August 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
28 August 2018
Law360
White Collar Defense & Compliance partner Matthew Alexander (Washington DC) is recognized by Law360 as Rising Star.
Media Coverage
27 August 2018
State Tax Notes Board Brief
State & Local Tax council Amy Nogid (New York), a member of State Tax Notes 2018 Advisory Board, addressed implications of the Court’s Wayfair decision on income tax nexus in light of the Court’s recent due process decisions.
Firm News
27 August 2018

Mayer Brown advised Mitsubishi Corporation on a deal to acquire 25 percent interest in Summit LNG Terminal Co (Pvt) Limited, which is developing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal in Bangladesh.

Media Coverage
27 August 2018
Bloomberg
Government Relations & Public Law partner Mickey Kantor (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
27 August 2018
Media Coverage
27 August 2018
Bloomberg Law
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Alex Lakatos (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
27 August 2018
Corporate Compliance Insights (subscription required)
Mayer Brown’s Tech Talk series Episode 3, lead by Technology Transactions partner Dan Masur (Washington DC) was featured on Corporate Compliance Insights homepage.
Media Coverage
24 August 2018
Law360
Bylined article by Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Mark Leeds and associate Guoyu Tao (both New York).
Media Coverage
24 August 2018
Law360
Corporate & Securities Partner David Bakst (New York) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
23 August 2018
CityA.M.
Bylined article by Head of Insurance in London Will Glassey on the benefits of professional indemnity insurance.
Media Coverage
23 August 2018
Inter-Pacific Bar Association
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Sarah Reynolds, and Soledad O'Donnell and associate James Coleman (all Chicago) analyzes International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes ("ICSID") extensive rule changes.
Media Coverage
23 August 2018
Corporate Compliance Insights (subscription required)
As part of Mayer Brown’s Tech Talk series, Technology Transactions partner Brad Peterson (Chicago) was featured by Corporate Compliance Insight.
Media Coverage
23 August 2018
Media Coverage
23 August 2018
Associated Press
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Glen Kopp (New York) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
23 August 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that nine lawyers have been named “Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyers of the Year” in the following categories and cities:
Firm News
22 August 2018
Mayer Brown represented The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) in connection with its deal to acquire The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) for approximately $2.1 billion.
Media Coverage
22 August 2018
Los Angeles Business Journal (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) was selected to Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2018 “Top Litigators in Los Angeles” list.
Firm News
21 August 2018
The Second Edition of the Guide, which provides additional information regarding key covenants and negotiation approaches, aims to better equip Asian issuers to manage the complexities of high-yield debt in a changing marketplace.
Firm News
21 August 2018
Mayer Brown has been named a finalist in 13 “Americas Tax” awards sponsored by International Tax Review. The annual awards recognize the most innovative tax transactions, tax disputes and transfer-pricing work done in North, Central and South America in 2017-2018, and the in-house teams, firms and individuals that were part of it. This year’s winners will be announced in September.
Media Coverage
21 August 2018
Corporate Compliance Insights (subscription required)
As part of Mayer Brown’s Tech Talk series, Technology Transactions partner Rebecca Eisner (Chicago) was featured by Corporate Compliance Insight.
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Media Coverage
21 August 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Christopher Mikson (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
21 August 2018
QUARTZ
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Glen Kopp (New York) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
20 August 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton and Banking & Finance partner Robert Goldberg were named to A Word About Wind’s Legal Power List 2018, a roster of the 100 most influential lawyers working globally on the financing aspects of wind energy.
Media Coverage
17 August 2018
BUYOUTS (subscription required)
Banking & Finance partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
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17 August 2018
BioWorld MedTech (subscription required)
Intellectual Property partner Brian Nolan (New York) was quoted in this article.
17 August 2018
InvestmentNews
Financial Services, Regulatory & Enforcement partner David Beam (Washington DC) and Technology Transactions partner Rebecca Eisner (Chicago) and Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Alex Lakatos (Washington DC) are quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
17 August 2018
LegalTech News
Financial Services, Regulatory & Enforcement partner David Beam (Washington DC) and Technology Transactions partner Rebecca Eisner (Chicago) and Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Alex Lakatos (Washington DC) are quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
16 August 2018
Power Finance & Risk (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) is quoted in Power Finance & Risk article discussing basis allocation case raises tax issues for renewable energy projects.
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16 August 2018
planadviser
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
16 August 2018
Mayer Brown advised Air France-KLM on the appointment and the remuneration package of the new Group CEO Benjamin Smith, appointed by the Board of directors of Air France-KLM on 16 August 2018.
Firm News
16 August 2018
Mayer Brown's Private Equity team has advised MetaPack Ltd, the UK-based e-commerce delivery platform, on its £175 million sale to Stamps.com, a leading provider of postage online and shipping software solutions.
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16 August 2018
PLANSPONSOR (subscription required)
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
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16 August 2018
Financial Director
Bylined article from London Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Alistair Graham and senior associate Stephen Moi on the Law Commission’s consultation to reform the law of search warrants in light of the recent decision in BES Limited and others v The Crown Court at Preston.
Media Coverage
15 August 2018
Global Capital (subscription required)
Global Capital quotes a recent legal update by Ian McDonald, Susan Rosser, Chris Arnold and Chris Roberts on negative interest rates on collateral in International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Master Agreements in light of a recent judgment.
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15 August 2018
USA Today
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Rajesh De (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
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15 August 2018
International Law Office
In a bylined article, Employment & Benefits partner Andrew Rosenman (Chicago), partner Ruth Zadikany (Los Angeles) and associates Corwin Carr and Richard Nowak (both Chicago), discuss recent NLRB guidance memorandum.
Media Coverage
15 August 2018
Law360
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Sarah Reynolds, and Soledad O'Donnell (both Chicago) and associate Hannah Banks (New York) analyzes new law passed clarifying that lawyers who are not members of the California bar may appear in international arbitrations seated in California without local counsel.
Media Coverage
14 August 2018
Legal Power List 2018
Bylined article by Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York).
Media Coverage
August 2018
American Bar Association
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Rajesh De (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
13 August 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Law360 has once again included the firm in its “Global 20” list of law firms that, as described by the publication, have the “broadest global reach and the proven ability to handle the most difficult cross-border matters.” Mayer Brown has been named every year since the list’s inception in 2010. View the article.
Firm News
10 August 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Michael McElroy has joined the firm as a partner resident in its Washington DC office. Mr. McElroy will focus his practice on a range of matters related to the mortgage banking and consumer finance industries. He joins from First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation, a mortgage lender headquartered in McLean, Virginia, where he served as general counsel and secretary. Previously, he served as general counsel, chief compliance officer and secretary for Stonegate Mortgage Corporation, an NYSE-listed mortgage lender and servicer.
Firm News
10 August 2018
Mayer Brown advised the Russian Federation in a case brought before a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel against European Union (EU) energy regulations.
Media Coverage
9 August 2018
Tax Notes (subscription required)
State & Local Tax partner Zal Kumar (New York) was quoted in this article.
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8 August 2018
Law360
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
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8 August 2018
Law360
In bylined article, Consumer Financial Services partners Laurence Platt, Costas Avrakotos and Kristie Kully (all Washington DC) discuss the Maryland Collection Agency Licensing Act.
Media Coverage
8 August 2018
International Law Office
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Ruth Zadikany (Los Angeles), partner Andrew Rosenman and associates Corwin Carr and Richard Nowak (all Chicago), discuss recent New York appellate court decision.
Media Coverage
7 August 2018
Legaltech News
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
6 August 2018
State Tax Notes
State & Local Tax partner Leah Robinson (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
6 August 2018
TXF (subscription required)
Banking & Finance partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
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6 August 2018
Legaltech News
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Alex Lakatos and Nicolette Kost De Sevres (both Washington DC) were quoted in this article.
Firm News
6 August 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Zal Kumar, the former director of business tax services for the New York City Department of Finance (DOF), has joined the firm in New York as a partner in its State & Local Tax (SALT) group. Mr. Kumar will focus his practice on the full range of SALT legal services, with a particular emphasis on the financial services sector.
Firm News
6 August 2018
Mayer Brown advised HSBC on a project to sell and monetise a “Know Your Client” software solution.
Firm News
3 August 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lucia Nale and Government Relations & Public Law partner Joanna Horsnail were recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business among its 2018 “Notable Women Lawyers in Chicago.” The list honored women lawyers with impressive career achievements who have shown the ability to effect change in their role and/or area of practice at their firm.
Media Coverage
3 August 2018
Bloomberg
Bylined article by Employment & Benefits partner Debra Hoffman and associate Stephanie Vasconcellos (both Chicago).
Media Coverage
3 August 2018
Bloomberg Law Big Law Business
Corporate & Securities partner Bill Kucera (Chicago) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 August 2018
Commercial Litigation Journal
Bylined article by London Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Susan Rosser and associate Catherina Yurchyshyn on a recent decision on conspiracy to breach a court order.
Media Coverage
3 August 2018
Law360
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Stephen Lilley was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 August 2018
Law 360
In a bylined article, Technology Transactions partner Robert Kriss and associate Corwin Carr (both Chicago) examine data breach cases.
Media Coverage
3 August 2018
Law360
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 August 2018
ABC News
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Rajesh De (Washington DC) was quoted by ABC News.
Media Coverage
2 August 2018
New York Law Journal
Bylined article by Banking & Finance partner Barbara Goodstein (New York).
Media Coverage
2 August 2018

Bylined article by London Mining partner Rachel Speight on the lithium mining industry following reports of a crisis in finance and a slump in the price of lithium and lithium stocks.

This article first published in Mining Global www.miningglobal.com.

Media Coverage
1 August 2018
Concurrences N° 3-2018
This article provides an update on the rules applying to antitrust investigations carried out by the DGCOMP, the French Competition Authoritie and the DGCCRF/DIRECCTE.
Media Coverage
1 August 2018
Financial Adviser
Bylined article from Ed Parker, global head of the Derivatives & Structured Products practice, on what the Brexit White Paper, "The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union", published by the Government on 12 July 2018, means for the City.
Media Coverage
August 2018
Computer Law & Security Review
Gabriela Kennedy's Asia Pacific column in the latest issue of Computer Law & Security Review features a Mayer Brown article titled "The Future is Here: New Guidelines Issued by the HKMA for Virtual Banks” by Gabriela Kennedy and Karen H.F. Lee.
Media Coverage
1 August 2018
Bloomberg Law
Matthew J. Alexander a White Collar Defense & Compliance partner was quoted in Bloomberg Law.
Media Coverage
1 August 2018
International Law Office
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Ruth Zadikany (Los Angeles), partner Andrew Rosenman and associates Corwin Carr and Richard Nowak (all Chicago), discuss recent California Supreme Court decision.
Media Coverage
July 2018
Practical Law Company
In a bylined article, Corporate & Securities partner Jerry Marlatt (New York) examines the two basic models for covered bonds, together with the benefits of covered bonds for investors and issuing institutions. The prospects for the introduction of US legislation on covered bonds are analyzed, along with future developments for Europe, the US and cross market.

This article was first published in the Capital Markets Global Guide 2018 and is reproduced with the permission of the publisher, Thomson Reuters.
Media Coverage
31 July 2018
Law360
Law360 recognizes Partner Paul Hughes as Rising Star for second year in a row.
Media Coverage
30 July 2018
Property Week
Bylined article from head of UK Real Estate Chris Harvey responding to figures showing UK buyers have overtaken Asian real estate investors in the West End.
Media Coverage
30 July 2018
CNBC Africa
London Construction & Engineering senior associate Joseph Otoo appeared live on CNBC Africa in an interview on the prospects for investment in Zimbabwe in light of the presidential election in the country.
Firm News
30 July 2018
Mayer Brown advised international fertilizer company EuroChem Group in a case brought by Russia before a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel.
Media Coverage
30 July 2018
African Law & Business
Bylined article by London Construction & Engineering partner Kwadwo Sarkodie and senior associate Joseph Otoo on what international investors will be hoping to see after the presidential election in Zimbabwe.
Media Coverage
30 July 2018
Law 360
Mayer Brown's Chairman Paul Theiss and Managing Partner Jeremy Clay are interviewed in this article about Mayer Brown's global expansion.
Media Coverage
30 July 2018
Forbes
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
29 July 2018
The New York Times
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Rajesh De (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
28 July 2018
Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
London Construction & Engineering senior associate Joseph Otoo is quoted in this article on the Zimbabwe elections and long term investment in the country.
Media Coverage
27 July 2018
Law 360
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partners Stephen Lilley (Washington DC) and Lei Shen (Chicago) are quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
26 July 2018
Associated Press
Government Relations & Public Law and International Trade partner Timothy Keeler (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
July 2018
Bylined article by partner Thomas So, Alan Linning and counsel Wilson Fung.
Media Coverage
July 2018
Bylined article by London Constructing & Engineering partner Jonathan Hosie on extensions of time in construction contracts.
Media Coverage
26 July 2018
PBS News Hour
Government Relations & Public Law and International Trade partner Timothy Keeler (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
24 July 2018
Accountancy Daily (subscription required)
Bylined article from London Insurance & Reinsurance partner Jane Childs and Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency counsel Alexandra Wood on holding parent co-directors liable for post-sale subsidiary collapse.
Firm News
23 July 2018
Global law firm Mayer Brown announced today that Sam Eastwood and Jason Hungerford have been appointed as partners in the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Media Coverage
22 July 2018
Africa Global Funds (subscription required)
Bylined article by London Construction & Engineering partner Kwadwo Sarkodie and senior associate Joseph Otoo on the prospects for investment into Zimbabwe ahead of the country’s general election.
Media Coverage
22 July 2018
Financial Director
Bylined article from Ed Parker, global head of the Derivatives & Structured Products practice, on the implications for the City of the Brexit white paper, ‘The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union’, published by the Government on 12 July 2018.
Media Coverage
20 July 2018
Bloomberg Law
Intellectual Property partner Brian Nolan (New York) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
19 July 2018
Chicago Tonight
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Britt Miller (Chicago) was featured in this roundtable.
Media Coverage
18 July 2018
Vanity Fair
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Daniel Stein (New York) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
18 July 2018
The Primonial group has announced its commitment to acquire the entire shareholding (30.3%) held by Union Financière de France Banque (UFFB) in the company Primonial Real Estate Investment Management (PREIM), for a total amount of 90.9 million euros. PREIM is a portfolio management company specialized in real estate. To December 31st, 2017, PREIM had 50,000 partners, €14 billion of assets under management and 3,500,000 m² of real estate assets under management.
Media Coverage
17 July 2018
Offshore
In a bylined article, Tauil & Chequer Advogados Corporate & Securities partner Bruno Belchoir and associate Leandro Duarte (both Rio de Janeiro) discuss the oil and gas industry in Latin America.
Media Coverage
17 July 2018
TIME
Employment & Benefits partner Duncan Abate (Hong Kong) comments on the recent ruling by the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal.
Media Coverage
16 July 2018
Insurance Business America
Technology Transactions partners Brad Peterson (Chicago) and Dan Masur (Washington DC) are quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
16 July 2018
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16 July 2018
Legaltech News
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
16 July 2018
Law360
In a bylined article, State & Local Tax partner Leah Robinson, counsel Amy Nogid and associate Douglas Upton (all New York) discuss New Jersey budget legislation.
Media Coverage
16 July 2018
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Paul Hughes (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Firm News
July 2018
Acquisition by Peugeot Frères Industrie, holding of the family group Peugeot, of the majority shareholding of Monbento.
Firm News
13 July 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that the Hispanic National Bar Foundation (HNBF) has honored Washington DC-based Employment & Benefits partner Elizabeth (Liz) Espín Stern with the Latina Legal Leadership Award. Ms. Stern received the award, which recognizes her excellence as a legal practitioner, at HNBF’s annual award dinner.
Media Coverage
13 July 2018
Law360
Employment & Benefits partner Paul Virtue (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
13 July 2018
Law360
Employment & Benefits partner Liz Stern (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
13 July 2018
The New York Times
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Rajesh De (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
13 July 2018
WGN Radio
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Scodro (Chicago) is featured in this segment discussing the US Supreme Court.
Media Coverage
12 July 2018
EG (subscription required)
Head of UK Real Estate Chris Harvey is quoted in this article reporting on a City Property Association seminar on Chinese investment in UK real estate.
Media Coverage
12 July 2018
The Times (subscription required)
Bylined article from London Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Alistair Graham and senior associate Stephen Moi on the Law Commission’s consultation to reform the law of search warrants in light of the recent decision in BES Limited and others v The Crown Court at Preston.
Media Coverage
11 July 2018
Financial Times (by subscription only)
The Financial Times ran an article regarding recent news that the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is considering a move that will require companies to seek approval for bond maturities shorter than a year, which up until now have been outside NDRC supervision. The article referenced remarks by partner Jason T. Elder as providing the legal voice on this evolving issue.
Firm News
11 July 2018
Mayer Brown and Jingtian & Gongcheng (J&G) are pleased to announce that the two firms have reached a global cooperation agreement.

Firm News
10 July 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Aubry Smith has joined the firm in its New York office as a partner in the Corporate & Securities practice. Mr. Smith joins from Paul Weiss.
Media Coverage
10 July 2018
Fox Chicago
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Britt Miller (Chicago) was featured regarding pro bono work.
Media Coverage
10 July 2018
Associated Press
Government Relations & Public Law and International Trade partner Timothy Keeler (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
9 July 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that Beth Vogel has joined the firm in its Chicago office as a partner in the Banking & Finance practice, continuing the growth of the firm’s Global Private Credit group. Ms. Vogel joins from Jones Day.
Media Coverage
9 July 2018
Chicago Tonight
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Scodro (Chicago) is featured in this segment discussing the US Supreme Court.
Media Coverage
6 July 2018
Building (subscription required)
London Construction & Engineering partner Jonathan Stone is quoted in this article on the UK Government’s announcement of four smart motorway schemes.
Firm News
6 July 2018
Mayer Brown played a pivotal role in formulating the funding and closing arrangements for a US$325 million seven-year secured reducing revolving credit facility to PB Vessels Holding Limited, the borrowing entity of the Hong Kong listed Pacific Basin Shipping Limited. The firm acted on behalf of a syndicate of eight international banks, led by an experienced European ship finance bank, and was entrusted by all outgoing mortgagees to arrange the discharge of the existing security documents.
Firm News
5 July 2018
Mayer Brown announced that the 2018 edition of Legal 500 United States ranked the firm in 61 categories.
Media Coverage
5 July 2018
Supreme Court Brief
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lauren Goldman (New York) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
5 July 2018
Global Capital Asia
Corporate & Securities partner Jeckle Chiu (Hong Kong) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
5 July 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that eight Mayer Brown partners were named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2018 40 & Under Hot List, which honors lawyers, all age 40 or younger, who have been deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the US and Canada by peers and clients.
Media Coverage
5 July 2018
WGN TV
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Britt Miller (Chicago) was featured regarding pro bono work.
Media Coverage
5 July 2018
CNN
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Britt Miller (Chicago) was quoted in this article regarding pro bono work.
Firm News
4 July 2018
Mayer Brown advised Société Générale on the financing of the debt associated with the acquisition of Pharmatis by UI Gestion, BPIFrance Investissement, MASCF, AFRICINVEST and the managers, from the founders.
Media Coverage
4 July 2018
Reuters Risk & Compliance
Bylined article from London Banking & Finance counsel Merryn Craske on the EU’s new framework to encourage high quality securitisations.

First published on Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence on 4 July 2018.
Media Coverage
4 July 2018
Bloomberg law (subscription required)
Intellectual Property partner Jamie Beaber (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Firm News
4 July 2018
Mayer Brown advised Swire Properties in an agreement to sell 10 office floors on the High Zone, the commercial area and the car-parking spaces of Cityplaza Three and the entirety of Cityplaza Four (“the property”) in Taikoo Shing on the Hong Kong Island through the sale of the entire equity interest in a property holding entity (“the entity”). It is the second highest commercial real estate acquisition by Mainland Chinese buyers in recent years.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
The AmLaw Litigation Daily
Intellectual Property partner Jamie Beaber (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
Raconteur
Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement associate Matthew Bisanz (Washington DC) is quoted in this articles.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
The Federalist Society
Bylined article by Government Contracts partners Marcia Madsen and David F. Dowd, Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel Luke Levasseur, and Intellectual Property associate Peter Schmidt (all Washington DC).
Firm News
3 July 2018
Mayer Brown secured a victory before the Eastern District of Texas’s Texarkana Division on behalf of Maxell, Ltd. in a patent infringement case against ZTE USA, Inc. The litigation involved seven patents directed towards smartphone and tablet technology including navigation, power management, audio and camera features.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
Bloomberg Law (subscription required)
Tax Controversy partners Paul DiSangro and Cabell Chinnis (both Palo Alto) are quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
Altice Europe NV (Euronext: ATC, ATCB) ("Altice Europe") has announced it has entered into exclusive talks with the American investment fund KKR with regard to the sale of a 49.99% stake in the company dedicated to the management of its 10,200 telecom tower sites in France, valued at €3.6bn.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
Bloomberg Law
Intellectual Property partner Jamie Beaber (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
Law360
Energy partner Jose Valera (Houston) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
Bloomberg BNA (subscription required)
Tax Controversy partner Paul DiSangro (Palo Alto) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
World Intellectual Property Review
Intellectual Property partner Jamie Beaber (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
TRF News
Bylined article from co-head of the global Banking & Finance practice Dominic Griffiths, co-head of asset based lending Alex Dell, Banking & Finance counsel Merryn Craske and Banking & Finance senior associate Charles Thain on the European Commission’s proposed EU regulation on the law applicable to the third-party effects of assignments of claims.
Media Coverage
3 July 2018
The Hill
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Michael Kimberly (Washington DC) was quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
2 July 2018
Financial Times (subscription required)
London Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Alistair Graham is quoted in this piece on the hearing in the SFO v ENRC case that could have an impact on the application of legal privilege in companies’ internal investigations.
Media Coverage
2 July 2018