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Book
Tenth Edition
Mayer Brown Book
Edited and authored by Mayer Brown lawyers, Bloomberg BNA’s Tenth Edition, Supreme Court Practice provides a comprehensive analysis of the Supreme Court. The treatise offers up-to-date guidance on every aspect of practice before the Court under its newly revised 2013 Rules—from the most fundamental to the most obscure. It is a definitive resource for prosecuting or defending a case before the Court.
Book
Second Edition
Mayer Brown Book
Edited and authored by Mayer Brown lawyers, Bloomberg BNA’s Second Edition, Federal Appellate Practice book is the primary resource for fully understanding the federal appellate process.
Newsletter
19 October 2017
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Newsletter
18 October 2017
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Legal Update
18 October 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
A federal judge in Hawaii issued a temporary restraining order on October 17, 2017, blocking implementation of a presidential proclamation issued by President Donald Trump in September. The proclamation would suspend entry into the United States of certain nationals of six countries in Africa and the Middle East. The court stated that it intends to set an expedited schedule to determine whether the temporary restraining order should be extended. The presidential proclamation was set to be implemented on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
Legal Update
17 October 2017
Tauil & Chequer Legal Update
Law No. 6,263/2017 was published on October 16 in the Official Gazette and amends the Rio de Janeiro Municipality Tax Code with the purpose of adapting the legislation to the changes introduced by Complementary Law No. 157/2016.
Newsletter
17 October 2017
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Legal Update
16 October 2017
Tauil & Chequer Legal Update

On October 11, 2017, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) issued a clarification memorandum on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), defined as "public funding in exchange for the issuance of virtual assets, also known as tokens or coins, with the investing public”.

In the text, the CVM clarified the risks arising from such transactions and their relation with the current regulatory framework in the securities market. These CVM clarifications are inspired by the opinion issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in July of this year.

Legal Update
16 October 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
On October 5, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released the “Payday Lending Rule,” the much-anticipated rule regulating payday and other small consumer loans. The core of the rule is a new ability-to-repay underwriting requirement for short-term loans and certain longer-term balloon loans. In this Legal Update, we describe the Payday Lending Rule’s requirements and potential effects on creditors offering payday loans and/or payday alternative credit products, as well as the broader consumer financial industry.
Newsletter
16 October 2017
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Newsletter
13 October 2017
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Audio
13 October 2017
UK Employment Law - The View from Mayer Brown
Nick looks at two recent cases, one on unfair dismissal and one on territorial jurisdiction clauses and considers when to publish your gender pay gap statistics.
Article
12 October 2017
Center for Strategic & International Studies
A report by partner David Simon (Washington DC) published by the Center for Strategic & International Studies explains the need for the United States to establish an explicit cyber deterrence policy for the private sector.
Newsletter
12 October 2017
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Newsletter
12 October 2017
Recent Cases and New Laws Affecting Employers
Mayer Brown Newsletter
11 October 2017
Law360
As one of the oldest law firms in Chicago, Mayer Brown LLP has been a stalwart of the city’s legal industry since 1881. But it’s the firm’s readiness to adapt to change and take on some of the newest and most challenging issues in the 21st century that has earned Mayer Brown a spot on Law360’s Illinois Powerhouse list for 2017. Technology Transactions partner Rebecca Eisner, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andrew Marovitz and Corporate & Securities partner Marc Sperber are all quoted.
Legal Update
11 October 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
Through the creation of a French specific debt fund and by easing lending restrictions currently existing in France, French Ordinance (ordonnance) No. 2017-1432 dated 4 October 2017 attempts to modernize the French legal framework for asset management and alternative financing and to bolster non-bank financing.
Newsletter
11 October 2017
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Legal Update
11 October 2017
Tauil & Chequer Legal Update
On September 12, 2017, the first decision recognizing the possibility of outsourcing specific activities in the aviation sector was rendered, under the regulation of Law No. 7,565/86 (Brazilian Aeronautical Code). It was the first decision in this regard in the sector after the promulgation of Law No. 13,429/2017, as of March 31, 2017, which regulates temporary work in non-rural companies, as well as labor relationships in companies providing services to third parties.
Article
11 October 2017
Mayer Brown Article
Businesses today are increasingly turning to cloud computing solutions and accumulating data in the cloud at a staggering pace. Although cloud solutions have many advantages, they also present challenges. For example, cloud providers generally do not customize the cloud environment for any particular customer’s business needs given the multi-tenant nature of cloud solutions. In addition, complying with data privacy and cybersecurity regulations in the cloud environment requires special consideration. This article describes five privacy and security-related questions that a general counsel should ask regarding cloud services.
Video
10 October 2017
Mayer Brown Video
Mark Ryan is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office and the head of the firm’s global Antitrust & Competition group. Ryan has experience representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice in connection with mergers and acquisitions. He recently rejoined Mayer Brown after serving as the first-ever director of litigation for the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division. In that position, Mark was responsible for overseeing and strengthening the division’s litigation enforcement efforts. He worked regularly with staff lawyers and economists, as well as the senior leadership of the division, to identify transactions and conduct that violated US antitrust law and to assemble investigative and litigation teams. He also participated in litigation on behalf of the United States.
Legal Update
10 October 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
Employee stock ownership plans (“ESOPs”) have become an increasingly popular vehicle for the sale of privately owned businesses and an attractive lending opportunity for banks and other third-party lenders. However, this popularity has been met recently with enhanced scrutiny from various plaintiffs’ law firms and the US Department of Labor. Mayer Brown’s ESOP lending, regulatory and litigation team has been closely monitoring this scrutiny and, in this Legal Update, provides an overview of leveraged ESOPs and some of the current issues facing ESOP trustees and their related fiduciary duties.
Newsletter
10 October 2017
Autumn 2017
Mayer Brown JSM Newsletter
The 2017 Autumn edition of the Asia Tax Bulletin looks at the latest tax developments over the past three months in the Far East of Asia including India.
Legal Update
10 October 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update

The Trump administration released on Sunday, October 8, 2017, a list of three immigration policy objectives to:

  1. “ensure safe and lawful admissions; 
  2. defend the safety and security of [the United States]; and 
  3. protect American workers and taxpayers.” 
Legal Update
10 October 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
HM Revenue & Customs has published a brief announcing a change to the VAT treatment of fund management services provided to pension schemes by regulated insurance companies. The change is likely to result in a significant increase in fund management costs for DB pension schemes.
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