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News July 10, 2017

Shearman & Sterling Contributes to Global Legal Insights – Initial Public Offerings

Shearman & Sterling attorneys acted as contributing editors and contributors to Global Legal Insights: Initial Public Offerings (First edition, Global Legal Group, 2017), published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London. The guide covers the key steps, legal issues and market practices involved in the initial public offering process by examining practices in jurisdictions around the world. 

Each chapter addresses three key areas: steps, timing and parties, and market practice in the IPO process; an overview of the regulators and key regulations; and potential risks, liabilities and pitfalls. 

  • Partners Ilir Mujalovic and Harald Halbhuber (both New York-Capital Markets) edited the volume and contributed to the chapter on the US: “Going Public in the United States of America: An Overview of the Regulatory Framework and Capital Markets Process for Initial Public Offerings.” 
  • Partners Sanjarbek Abdukhalilov and Dr. Sultan Almasoud (both Saudi Arabia-Corporate) authored the chapter on Saudi Arabia
  • Counsel Pawel J. Szaja (London-Capital Markets) andMichael Scargill (London-Mergers & Acquisitions) and associate Brian Butterwick (London-Mergers & Acquisitions) authored the UK chapter.