Category: The Bigger Picture

This podcast series focuses on some of the big picture topics being discussed around the world and helps you identify how you can explore the opportunities while navigating the risks. It will provide you with the opportunity to keep up to date on our three dimensional thinking and news from our practices.

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The Bigger Picture

Special EpisodeDefined Benefit Pension Schemes: Part 4

In this podcast, Martin Scott, a partner in the Mayer Brown Pensions Group, discusses how a company may be divested of its pension liabilities in an insolvency situation and the use of regulated apportionment arrangements.

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Special EpisodeDefined Benefit Pension Schemes: Part 3

In this podcast, Andrew Block, partner in Mayer Brown’s London pensions team, explains what can be done from the perspective of a sponsoring employer to reduce both the liabilities of a defined benefit pension scheme and the volatility of funding demands.

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Special EpisodeDefined Benefit Pension Schemes: Part 2

In this podcast, Martin Scott, a partner in the Mayer Brown Pensions Group, discusses the importance of pensions due diligence and what aspects of a pension plan to pay particular attention to.

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Special EpisodeDefined Benefit Pension Schemes: Part 1

In this podcast, Andrew Block, partner in Mayer Brown’s London pensions team, explains what a UK defined benefit occupational pension scheme is and considers some of the issues that can arise for investors in a company that sponsors such a scheme.

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Episode 2 The Bigger Picture from Mayer BrownIntellectual Property and Additive Manufacturing

In the second episode in this series, Sarah Byrt, partner in our intellectual property and IT group outlines the key IP issues surrounding additive manufacturing including; intellectual property rights from a European perspective, what is protected, what can business and/or consumers do without infringing product IP rights plus also exploring business models that might emerge as a result of the developments in this technology.

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The Bigger Picture from Mayer BrownAdditive-Manufacturing

In the first episode in this series, Mark Valentine outlines the concept of additive manufacturing, highlighting its implications for business today and the potential opportunities and risks that may arise in the future, as detailed in our recent report.

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