- Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement
- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Banking & Finance Litigation
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|University ||McGill University, B.A., 1983; Université de Strasbourg III, D.E.A., 1988|
|Law School||McGill University (B.C.L., 1987; LL.B., 1987)|
|Admitted||1989, New York; 1989, US District Court for the Southern District of New York; 1993, US District Court for the Eastern District of New York; 1995, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 2003, US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; 2008, US District Court for the Western District of New York; 2011, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit|
An excellent advocate who is very good with clients and has great expertise in matters with international aspects - Swiss matters in particular.
Chambers Global 2014 Mark Hanchet’s practice at Mayer Brown focuses on commercial litigation, arbitration, complex business litigation, securities litigation, bankruptcy litigation and regulatory enforcement, primarily involving financial institutions. He serves as one of the Firm’s Group Leaders for International Banking and Financial Services Litigation. Mark has experience in all phases of litigation, not only at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts, but also in various alternative dispute resolution forums.
Much of Mark’s financial services practice is international in nature; he routinely represents banks in connection with cross-border litigation and in proceedings seeking attachments and injunctions concerning assets located in the US and abroad. He also advises clients on a variety of issues relating to international dispute resolution, including forum selection, jurisdiction, service of process, and he is well-versed in navigating international discovery and judgment enforcement issues.
Representative financial services clients in recent matters include the following institutions and their affiliates: Ally Bank; Associated Bank; Banco de Chile; Bank Leumi; Bank of America; Bank Hapaolim; Bank of New York; Banque Libano-Frana aise SAL; Bayerische Landesbank; CIBC; Citibank; Credit Suisse; HSBC; IKB; MKB Bank; Pictet; Schroders; Societe Generale; Stanbic Bank; Standard Bank of South Africa; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.; Toronto Dominion Bank; UBS; and Wachovia.
Mark also represents a wide range of clients involved in litigation flowing from complex business transactions. He recently has provided legal counsel and representation to the following entities and their affiliates in various engagements: ABB, Inc.; Cargill; Ion Media Networks; Macquarie; Merrill Lynch; Nestle, S.A., Penson Worldwide, Inc.; Starwood Capital Group; Swisscom; Toyota Motors; and Unilever.
Mark joined Mayer Brown in 2005. Previously, he was a partner with another prominent law firm in New York. He speaks French, English, and has a working knowledge of German.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
US Second Circuit Eases Banks’ Garnishment Burdens in Recent TRIA and FSIA Decisions
Mark G. Hanchet,Christopher J. Houpt, February 26, 2015
In recent years, banks have found themselves named as parties in their capacities as garnishees in enforcement litigation brought by judgment creditors of governments or entities that have been designated as terrorist parties. Two decisions from the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit spell...
“Separate Entity” Rule Alive and Well in New York
James Ancone,Mark G. Hanchet,Christopher J. Houpt,Alex C. Lakatos, November 14, 2014
In a much anticipated decision, New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, confirmed on October 23, 2014, that the so-called “separate entity” rule continues to exist as a vibrant doctrine in the State of New York. Under the separate entity rule, a bank’s branches in...
US Department of Justice Brings Its First Criminal Prosecution for Spoofing of Commodities Markets
Matthew Bisanz,Marcus A. Christian,Mark G. Hanchet,Alex C. Lakatos,Richard M. Rosenfeld, October 17, 2014
A Chicago federal grand jury has indicted Michael Coscia, formerly a registered floor trader and sole owner of Panther Energy Trading LLC, for allegedly violating the anti-spoofing provision of the Commodity Exchange Act (“CEA”) and committing commodities fraud. The prosecution is the...
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