Shearman & Sterling LLP

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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
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  • Singapore
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
800+ Attorneys

Delaware Court Of Chancery Rejects Books-And-Records Demand Driven By Entrepreneurial Counsel

On November 13, 2017, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery rejected a stockholder’s demand to inspect books and records of A. Shulman, Inc. (the “Company”) under Delaware General Corporation Law…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Securities Law

EU Authority Acts on New Third-Country Endorsement and Equivalence Regime for Credit Ratings

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published updated Guidelines on the application of the endorsement regime and Technical Advice on the equivalence of certain third-country legal and supervisory frameworks under…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Fourth Circuit Court Of Appeals Affirms Dismissal Of Securities Fraud Class Action, Stating That Scienter Cannot Be Pled By "Stacking Inference Upon Inference"

On November 15, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative securities fraud class action against PowerSecure International, Inc. (the “Company” or “PowerSecure”), and…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Securities Law

EU Proposed Guidelines on Position Calculation by a Trade Repository

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published proposed Guidelines on position calculation by trade repositories under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation. EMIR requires that derivatives contracts are…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Bank Of Tokyo Mitsubishi Sues DFS And Alleges That DFS Has No Investigatory Or Enforcement Authority Over It Since It Is Now Federally Licensed

On November 7, 2017, in the midst of a pending examination by, and implementation of previously agreed upon consent orders with, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Conflict of Laws, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

EU Authority Publishes Advice, Technical Standards and Guidelines under EU Money Market Funds Regulation

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published technical standards, technical advice and Guidelines under the Money Market Funds Regulation. These are: final draft Implementing Technical Standards providing a…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

House Passes Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: How the Senate Proposal Compares

On November 2, 2017, the House Ways and Means Committee (the “House Committee”) released its plan for comprehensive tax reform: the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” (H.R. 1) (the “House Bill”). Following a week of hearings, the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

European Commission Consults on Measures to Address Non-Performing Loan Build-Up in the EU

The European Commission has launched a consultation on proposals for statutory prudential backstops to address insufficient provisioning for newly originated loans that turn into non-performing loans. Since the 2007/08 financial…more
 /  Finance & Banking

European Securities and Markets Authority Consults on Amending Systematic Internalisers' Quote Rules

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published a consultation proposing amendments to the Regulatory Technical Standards on the equity transparency obligations of trading venues and investment firms (Commission…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

EU Sets Out Rules for National Regulators on Passporting under the Revised Payment Services Directive

A Delegated Regulation has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union setting out Regulatory Technical Standards for the cooperation and exchange of information between EU national regulators that are the home…more
 /  Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Bank of England Consults on Procedures for Decision Making in Contested Enforcement Cases

Following positive feedback to its consultation in 2016 on the establishment of an Enforcement Decision Making Committee, the Bank of England has published a consultation on the detailed statement of procedure and the necessary…more
 /  Finance & Banking

US Office of Foreign Assets Control Amends Cuba Sanctions Program, Implementing Trump Directive

The Office of Foreign Assets Control has amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to implement changes to the Cuba sanctions program announced by President Trump in June of this year, which aimed to reinforce certain…more
 /  Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

European Banking Authority Consults on Prudential Consolidation Methods

The European Banking Authority has launched a consultation on the draft Regulatory Technical Standards on the methods of prudential consolidation under the Capital Requirements Regulation. The CRR provides that banks, investment…more
 /  Finance & Banking

EU Extends the Scope of the Framework for Collective Investment in Unlisted SMEs

A Regulation amending the European Venture Capital Funds Regulation and European Social Entrepreneurship Fund Regulation has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. This Amending Regulation makes amendments…more
 /  Business Organizations, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

European Banking Authority Publishes Opinion on Regulatory Perimeter Issues under the EU Capital Requirements Framework

The European Banking Authority has published an Opinion and a Report on financial intermediaries and regulatory perimeter issues under the Capital Requirements Regulation and the Capital Requirements Directive. The Opinion and…more
 /  Finance & Banking
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