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Recent News

Jan 22, 2020

Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women In Business Law Awards 2019

Lorna Chen, Shearman & Sterling’s Asia Regional Managing Partner and Head of Greater China, has once again been honored at the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019 with the Individual Award for “Best in Investment Funds.” This is the second consecutive year Lorna has won the individual award – she was recognized as “Best in Banking and Finance” in 2018. 

Jan 21, 2020

Shearman & Sterling Named Among Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Shearman & Sterling has once again earned a perfect score of 100 percent for the 11th consecutive year on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a U.S. national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.

Jan 21, 2020

Raytheon’s Sale of its Military Airborne Radios Business

Shearman & Sterling is advising Raytheon on the sale of its Military Airborne Radios business to BAE Systems.

Jan 17, 2020

Financing Deal for Wind-Powered Electric Facility in Guatemala

Shearman & Sterling advised Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (FMO), DEG - Deutsche Investitions- Und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (DEG) and Société De Promotion Et De Participation Pour La Coopération Economique S.A. (PROPARCO), as lenders, and FMO, as facility agent on a $56.4 million financing deal for the completion and operation of an approximately 31.5 MW wind-powered electric generating facility in Jutiapa, Guatemala.

Jan 17, 2020

Three Partners Named To China Business Law Journal’s A-List 2019

Partners Lorna Chen (Hong Kong-Investment Funds), Li Chen (Hong Kong/Beijing-Mergers & Acquisitions) and Nils Eliasson (Hong Kong-International Arbitration) have been recognized in “The A-List 2019 China’s Elite 100 Lawyers (Foreign Firms)” by China Business Law Journal

Jan 13, 2020

Law360 Benefits Practice of the Year

Shearman & Sterling’s Compensation, Governance and ERISA practice has been selected as a 2019 “Benefits Practice of the Year” by legal trade publication Law360.  

Upcoming Events

Jan 21 - 24, 2020

Private Placements Industry Forum

Partners Katie Hicks (London - Project Development & Finance) and Robert Freedman (New York - Project Development & Finance) will speak at the Private Placements Industry Forum taking place between January 21-24 in Miami, Florida.

Jan 25, 2020

17th Annual Austin Bar Foundation Gala

Shearman & Sterling is a proud sponsor of the 17th Annual Austin Bar Foundation Gala, which will be held at the Omni Hotel at Barton Creek Resort on January 25, 2020. The gala will raise funds for the Austin Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Austin Bar Association. Contributions will be donated to Veterans Assistance Programs, the Self-Represented Litigant Project, Austin Adoption Day, the LGBT Law Student Scholarship and other non-profit organizations and events in Central Texas. 

Jan 27 - 28, 2020

EUCI Leadership Conference for Women in Oil Gas

Partner Sarah McLean (Austin/Houston-Energy Transactions), will moderate a panel titled “Candid Conversations: Two Executives’ Journeys to the Top” during the EUCI Leadership Conference for Women in Oil & Gas, to be held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Downtown Houston on January 27-28.