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Recent News

Feb 18, 2020

Shearman & Sterling Ranked Among Top U.S. Bank Finance Firms by Bloomberg and Refinitiv

Shearman & Sterling has been ranked among the top U.S. bank finance law firms in 2019, according to Bloomberg and Refinitiv LPC’s latest league tables, having scored top-ten finishes across multiple categories. Among its top-ten finishes, the firm was ranked No. 2 in the “Global Loans Lender Legal Advisors” and “U.S. Loans Lender Legal Advisors” categories by Bloomberg, as well as No. 1 in Bloomberg’s “U.S. Investment Grade Loans Lender Legal Advisors” category. The firm also ranked at No. 3 in Refinitiv LPC’s“Global Lender Representation by Volume” category and at No. 4 and No. 5 in its “US Lender Law Firm by Volume” and “Overall US Law Firm by Volume” categories, respectively.

Feb 18, 2020

International Arbitration Team Secures Ground-Breaking Award for Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company

Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration team obtained yet another outstanding award by securing the dismissal of a $3.6 billion claim for the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS). Our client has now fully prevailed in all three arbitrations initiated in connection with the LNG Plant in Damietta, Egypt, in which claims exceeding $4 billion were brought against EGAS.

Feb 18, 2020

Frostkrone’s Acquisition Financing of Innovate Foods

Shearman & Sterling advised EMERAM Capital Partners’ portfolio company, Frostkrone Food Group (Frostkrone), on the financing of the add-on acquisition of Innovate Foods.

Feb 18, 2020

Hague Court of Appeal Dismisses Russia’s Attempts to Annul Yukos Awards

Today, the Court of the Appeal of The Hague dismissed the Russian Federation’s application to set aside the 2014 Yukos awards secured by Shearman & Sterling.

Feb 18, 2020

China Business Law Journal’s 2019 Deals of the Year Awards

Shearman & Sterling was awarded “Deal of the Year” for the firm’s work on four high-profile China-related transactions by China Business Law Journal, a leading China-focused legal publication. The awards honor legal innovation, regulatory complexity and precedents that have been established in China.

Feb 14, 2020

ArrowMark Partners Acquisition of StoneCastle Asset Management

Shearman & Sterling represented the independent directors of StoneCastle Financial Corp., a NYSE-listed closed-end investment company (the company), in connection with ArrowMark Partners’ acquisition of StoneCastle Asset Management, LLC, the investment adviser to the company.

Upcoming Events

Feb 19, 2020

Concurrences’ 1st International Mergers Conference

Counsel Sara Ashall (Brussels-Antitrust) will speak at the 1st International Mergers Conference organized by Concurrences in London on February 19, 2020. Sara will participate in the panel “Merger Hotchpotch - Enforcement and Procedure : Due Diligence, Gun jumping, Due Process, Remedies”.

Feb 19, 2020

Financial Crimes Enforcement, Compliance & Risk Mitigation Conference

Counsel Katherine J. Stoller (New York – Litigation) will be participating in the Financial Crimes Enforcement, Compliance & Risk Mitigation conference on February 19, 2020, hosted by the Bahamas Financial Services Board. The panels will include prominent attorneys in the field that will discuss a variety of topics associated with the financial services industry.

Feb 26, 2020

EU Competition Law 2020 Dublin

Partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) will speak at the EU Competition Law 2020 Dublin conference organized by Knect365 on February 26, 2020. James will participate in the panel “State Aid and Tax,” together with Leo Flynn (European Commission Legal Service) and Geoffrey Dunne (Enterprise Ireland).