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Recent News

March 20, 2023

Representing USRowing in High-profile Investigation of Alleged Sexual Abuse

Global law firm Shearman & Sterling is serving as pro bono counsel to USRowing – the national governing body of the sport of rowing that operates under the auspices of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee – in response to recent reports of alleged sexual abuse by a coach.

March 17, 2023

Shearman & Sterling Advises Credit Suisse, BofA Securities, SVB Securities and Van Lanschot Kempen in European Biotech Acquisition Corp.’s Business Combination with Oculis SA

Shearman & Sterling advised Credit Suisse, BofA Securities, SVB Securities and Van Lanschot Kempen acting as private placement agents in the business combination and $91 million PIPE transaction between European Biotech Acquisition Corp. and Oculis SA.

March 17, 2023

Shearman & Sterling receives several rankings in Chambers Europe 2023

Shearman & Sterling secured several rankings among a wide variety of practices in the 2023 edition of Chambers Europe serving to underscore the excellence of the firm’s work on behalf of global clients.

March 17, 2023

Dojo’s Private Placement Add-on of £15 Million of Its 8.000% Senior Secured Notes Due 2025

Shearman & Sterling represented Hurricane Finance Plc (the “Issuer”) and its subsidiaries in connection with its add-on issuance of £15 million of 8.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2025 (the “Additional Notes”).

March 15, 2023

Mark Shapiro of Shearman & Sterling Speaks with Bloomberg News on Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

Shearman & Sterling Financial Restructuring & Insolvency partner Mark Shapiro told Bloomberg News on March 15 that the U.S. government has taken prompt and necessary steps to safeguard the country’s financial system following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank.

March 15, 2023

Swoctem takeover offer for Klöckner & Co

Shearman & Sterling is representing SWOCTEM GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Prof. Dr. E.h. Friedhelm Loh, in connection with a voluntary public takeover offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Klöckner & Co. SE against a cash offer price of EUR 9.75 per share. The takeover offer is scheduled to be launched at the end of March, upon review and approval by the German financial supervisory authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht - BaFin) and will be subject to customary conditions including antitrust and FDI approvals in the EU and several other jurisdictions. The offer will not contain a minimum acceptance requirement.

Upcoming Events

March 20, 2023

PLI’s Securities Litigation 2023: From Investigation to Trial

Adam Hakki (New York-Litigation), the Firm’s Global Managing Partner and Head of the Firm’s Litigation Practice and Disputes Unit, and partner Lyle Roberts (Washington D.C.-Litigation) will be participating in Practising Law Institute’s “Securities Litigation 2023: From Investigation to Trial” program on March 20, 2023. This program takes attendees through all the issues that can arise in the most complex securities matters — from the initial government investigation to the filing of the civil cases to either settlement or trial.

April 27, 2023

Kayo Conference Series: Women’s Renewable Energy Pop-Up

Shearman & Sterling is proud to sponsor and host the Kayo Women’s Renewable Energy Pop-Up on April 27, 2023, in New York City.

June 22 - 23, 2023

State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting

Shearman & Sterling is a proud sponsor of the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, the State Bar’s largest conference of the year featuring networking opportunities, CLE sessions, and notable speakers.