Jul 18, 2018
Partner Brian Burke (New York/Shanghai-Litigation) was featured in a recent episode of the FCPA Compliance Report, a bi-weekly podcast on compliance and ethics issues, discussing the impact of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Corporate Enforcement Policy on the appropriate retention of business records for companies.
Jul 18, 2018
Volunteers from Shearman & Sterling's London office have been working with the Walworth Academy, a mixed, non-selective school for pupils from 11 to 18, over the last academic year.
Jul 17, 2018
Shearman & Sterling advised PINOVA Capital on the financing of the acquisition of a majority stake in the WMD Group, an international software developer.
Jul 16, 2018
Shearman & Sterling advised LBBW, SEB and Siemens Bank on the financing of the acquisition of KLINGEL Medical Metal GmbH, a leading manufacturer of high-precision and complex metal components, by IK Investment Partners’ IK VIII Fund.
Jul 13, 2018
Shearman & Sterling represented BMO Capital Markets Corp., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and UBS Securities LLC as lead underwriters in connection with Bank of Montreal’s registered public offering of US$1 billion aggregate principal amount of its 3.100% senior notes due 2020 and US$1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of its floating rate notes due 2020 under its U.S. medium-term note program.
Jul 13, 2018
Shearman & Sterling represented Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Jefferies LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, KKR Capital Markets LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as joint book-running managers, in connection with a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $950 million aggregate principal amount of 8.125% senior notes due 2023 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 9.125% senior notes due 2026 (collectively, the “Notes”) of Wand Merger Corporation (the “Issuer”), a wholly owned subsidiary of WMIH Corp. (WMIH). The Notes are being issued in connection with the acquisition by WMIH of all of the outstanding equity interests of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. The Issuer has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with WMIH and Nationstar, pursuant to which the Issuer will merge with and into Nationstar, with Nationstar surviving as a wholly owned subsidiary of WMIH.
Jul 26 - 27, 2018
Partner Thomas Donegan (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) will speak on a panel titled "Regulatory Development in Innovation Processes – Regulatory Sandbox" at the 17th Financial Law Congress in Cartagena, Colombia on July 26, 2018. Also on the panel will be Sharmista Appaya of the World Bank, Laura Clavijo Muñoz of the Superintendencia (Colombia's main financial regulatory authority) and Andrés Flórez of Colombian law firm Flórez Legal. The conference is being organized by Asobancaria, Colombia's banking association.
Nov 05, 2018
Partner Barnabas Reynolds (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) will speak on the panel "The Emerging Shape of the FS Chapter of a Free Trade Agreement" at the 3rd UK Financial Services BREXIT and Beyond Summit on November 5.
Other topics covered will include: The Government's strategy in terms of protecting the interests of the financial services industry; how the regulator is preparing for BREXIT; and achieving regulatory coherence in a post-BREXIT world. Keynote addresses will be given by John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister, and Nausicaa Delfas, Executive Director of International, and Member of the Executive Committee at the Financial Conduct Authority.