Shearman & Sterling LLP

599 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York 10022-6069, United States
Phone: 212 848 4000
Fax: 212 848 7179
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • D.C.
  • New York
Other Countries
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
800+ Attorneys

Further Extension of Exemption from EU Clearing Obligation for Pension Funds

A Commission Delegated Regulation has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union that extends the transitional exemption period under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation for pension funds to comply…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Securities Law

EU Clarification on CCP Portfolio Margining Requirements

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published an Opinion addressed to EU national regulators on the portfolio margining requirements for CCPs under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation. The Regulatory…more
 /  Finance & Banking

Final Draft Revisions to EU Supervisory Reporting Requirements for Sovereign Exposures and Operational Risk Published

The European Banking Authority has published a final report and final draft Implementing Technical Standards amending the existing ITS on supervisory reporting. The ITS on supervisory reporting collate the prudential reporting…more
 /  Finance & Banking

Administrative Law Judge Rules Against SEC In Insider Trading Case

On April 18, 2017, Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) James Grimes dismissed an administrative proceeding instituted by the Commission against Georgia real estate…more
 /  Administrative Law, Business Organizations, Securities Law

Former CEO Granted Right To Inspect Books And Records Of Company After Demonstrating At Trial A "Credible Basis" To Infer Potential Wrongdoing By Board Chairman

On April 17, 2017, Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled, in a post-trial decision, that defendant Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (“Cypress”) must allow plaintiff and former Cypress CEO, T.J…more
 /  Business Organizations, Securities Law

UK Financial Conduct Authority Takes Action Against Two Individuals for Market Abuse

The Financial Conduct Authority has banned and fined two individuals for market abuse. Mr. Niall O'Kelly and Mr. Lukhvir Thind were Chief Executive Officer and Financial Controller, respectively, at Worldspreads Limited during…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition - April 2017

In this newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal European, US and selected international governance and securities law developments of interest to European corporates. Please see full Newsletter below for more…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

MiFID II Final Level II Legislation Published

Level II legislation under the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive was published in the Official Journal of the European Union..…more
 /  Finance & Banking

European Securities and Markets Authority Publishes Final Guidelines on Circuit Breakers Under MiFID II

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published Guidelines on the calibration of circuit breakers and the publication of trading halts under the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. MiFID II requires…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Securities Law

UK Regulator Appoints New Non-Executive Director

The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a press release announcing that Nick Stace had been appointed as a Non-Executive Director Board Member..…more
 /  Administrative Law

UK Payment Systems Regulator Publishes Final Report on Proposed Financial Penalty Scheme

The UK Payment Systems Regulator has published a Report outlining how it will use the money retained from any financial penalties it imposes..…more
 /  Finance & Banking

Bank of England Publishes Consultation on Internal Ratings Based Approach

The Prudential Regulation Authority has published a consultation paper outlining the Prudential Regulation Authority's proposed changes to the Internal Ratings Based approach..…more
 /  Finance & Banking

UK Regulator Consults on Persistent Debt and Earlier Intervention Remedies as Part of Credit Card Market Study

The Financial Conduct Authority has published a consultation paper on persistent credit card debt and earlier intervention remedies. The remedies and interventions outlined in the consultation paper form part of the overall…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Governor Powell Defends the Structure of the US Federal Reserve System

US Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell provided remarks regarding the history and structure of the Federal Reserve System. Against calls for reform of the Federal Reserve System, Governor Powell defended its current…more
 /  Finance & Banking

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Appoints Head of Enforcement and New Chief Market Intelligence Officer

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Acting Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo announced the appointment of federal prosecutor James McDonald as the agency’s new Director of Enforcement. Mr. McDonald, who was most recently a…more
 /  Administrative Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law
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