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Shearman & Sterling Finance Attorneys Author Definitive Guide on Securitization Law & Practice in the U.S.

March 01, 2024

Shearman & Sterling finance attorneys have authored the USA Law & Practice chapter in the Chambers Global Practice Guide on Securitisation 2024.

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A&O Shearman Announces First Senior Leadership Roles

March 01, 2024

Allen & Overy (A&O) and Shearman & Sterling (Shearman) today announced the first of several senior leadership roles for the combined firm A&O Shearman, taking effect on May 1, 2024. Additional senior and other leadership appointments for the new firm will be drawn from both firms and announced in due course.

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Chen, Motwani, Zhang and Gao author Hong Kong Chapter of the Chambers Investment Funds 2024 Global Practice Guide

February 29, 2024

Asia Regional Managing Partner and Head of Greater China, Lorna Chen, Partner Anil Motwani, Associates Ji Zhang and Nannan Gao have authored the Hong Kong SAR, China chapter of the Chambers Investment Funds 2024 Global Practice Guide. The chapter provides expert commentary on the legal issues around the Investment Funds sector in Hong Kong, including the industry’s regulatory framework, significant operational requirements, how funds may be marketed and tax considerations.

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Science Applications International Corporation $510 Million Term Loan B Facility

February 29, 2024

Shearman & Sterling advised Citibank, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent and Arranger, on a $510.25 million amendment to Science Applications International Corporation’s existing TLB facility, refinancing all existing Tranche B and Tranche B2 Loans with new Tranche B3 Loans.

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Katherine Stoller, Paula Howell Anderson and Michael Walsh, Jr. Discuss Latest Russia Sanctions with Law360

February 29, 2024

Partners Katherine J. Stoller (New York-Litigation), Paula Howell Anderson (New York-Litigation) and Michael J. Walsh, Jr. (New York-Litigation and CFIUS) discussed the latest sanctions and export control designations against Russia by the U.S. in a Law360 article titled, “Unpacking the New Russia Sanctions and Export Controls.”

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EMIR 3 and Clearing in the EU

February 28, 2024

Of the many aims of the EU’s latest revisions to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation[1] (EMIR), the most controversial and intensely debated is mandating clearing at EU CCPs. Since Brexit, the EU has been concerned about the continued use by EU counterparties of U.K. and U.S. CCPs, even though the financial markets are global and nobody “owns” their location or success. The European Commission (the “Commission”) has put forward a political thesis based on the alleged risks of reliance on foreign regulators and a wish for capacity building of clearing in the EU.

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GCR Awards 2024: Shearman & Sterling Nominated for Litigation of the Year – Cartel Defence

February 27, 2024

Shearman & Sterling has been nominated in the category of "Litigation of the Year – Cartel Defence" at The Global Competition Review's 2024 Awards. We have been recognized for defeating class certification in the multi-district class action, In re Interest Rate Swaps Antitrust Litigation, alleging an antitrust conspiracy in the multi-trillion-dollar market for interest rate swaps. 

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Alejandro Gordano Featured in Law.com International on Surge in Latin American Capital Markets Activity

February 26, 2024

Shearman & Sterling Capital Markets partner Alejandro Gordano was profiled by Law.com International on Feb. 23 in an article entitled “Shearman Lateral Hire Rides Latin America Capital Markets Wave.”

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U.S. Imposes New Russia Sanctions and Export Controls and Warns of Risk of Continued Business with Russia

February 26, 2024

On February 23, 2024, the United States imposed its largest number of new sanctions and export control designations against Russia to date—targeting over 600 individuals and entities across a wide swath of the Russian economy and third-country persons, with a particular focus on Russia’s financial, energy and military-industrial sectors. The U.S. also announced new charges, arrests and forfeiture proceedings against alleged sanctions-evaders and published a multi-agency advisory warning companies of the legal, financial and reputational risks of continued business with Russia.

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Shearman & Sterling Advises on the Lotus Technology DeSPAC

February 23, 2024

Shearman & Sterling advised Deutsche Bank AG, as the PIPE placement agent to Lotus Technology Inc. (Lotus Tech), and Santander US Capital Markets LLC, as the capital markets advisor to L Catterton Asia Acquisition Corp. (LCAA), in connection with the business combination between Lotus Tech and LCAA.