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Maxwell Conversations: Will Asia Change International Arbitration?

October 21, 2021

Partner Nils Eliasson (Hong Kong-International Arbitration) was invited to take part in Maxwell Chambers’ thought-provoking webinar, “Will Asia Change International Arbitration?”

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Green Hydrogen and Ammonia in Australia: A New Commodity for the 21st Century

October 19, 2021

Partner and leader of the firm’s Global Hydrogen Industry Team Dan Feldman joined a webinar titled “Green Hydrogen and Ammonia in Australia: A New Commodity for the 21st Century” co-hosted by Shearman & Sterling and Gilbert + Tobin on October 12, 2021.

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Inaugural Family Office Summit Hosted by Shearman & Sterling

October 18, 2021

Shearman & Sterling was pleased to host the inaugural Family Office Summit in New York City. The one-and-a-half-day program brought together single-family offices, select multi-family offices, institutional investors, board/trustee members and private foundations to network and discuss developments, opportunities and challenges across a number of sectors, including digital assets, private equity, real estate, energy, deep tech and impact.

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Hydrogen Economy: Roadmap of European Regulatory Developments

October 18, 2021

Almost two years ago, the European Commission (EC) published its Green Deal, which mentions hydrogen only three times. Since then, hydrogen has come to the centre-stage of the EC's decarbonisation agenda. Hydrogen is integral to the Fit for 55 package and therefore the EC's vision for a decarbonised European economy. Is this, then, the beginning of the 'hydrogen decade' in Europe?

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Higbee, Petkoski and Modell Author Chapter For Americas Antitrust Review 2022

October 18, 2021

Partners David Higbee, Djordje Petkoski and counsel Matt Modell (all Antitrust-Washington, D.C.) authored the chapter “United States: Cartels” in the Americas Antitrust Review 2022 published by Global Competition Review on October, 12, 2021.

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Pandora Papers Fallout: Proposed US Legislation Targets “Enablers” of Money Laundering

October 15, 2021

The release of the Pandora Papers, a leak of approximately 12 million documents, exposed how foreign leaders and private actors use tax havens to conceal their wealth, with the United States a destination of choice. For example, reports indicate that trust companies in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, established nearly 30 trusts connected to people or companies accused of corruption, human rights abuses or other wrongdoing in some of the world’s poorest countries. Because financial institutions are required to conduct due diligence on their customers and report suspicious transactions, the Pandora Papers provide evidence that corrupt actors rely increasingly on non-bank entities and individuals who are not required to comply with such requirements.

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Higbee, Shores, Stenerson, Mossman Author Competition Litigation 2022 USA Chapter

October 12, 2021

Partners David Higbee, Ryan Shores, Todd Stenerson and associate Rachel Mossman have authored the USA Chapter for the International Comparative Legal Guides – Competition Litigation 2022.

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Structuring Covenants in Leveraged Financing and High-Yield Bonds

October 12, 2021

Shearman & Sterling partners Maura O’Sullivan and Michael Steinberg conducted a CLE course for Strafford titled, “Structuring Covenants in Leveraged Financing and High-Yield Bonds,” which examined the current market terms and conditions for leveraged loans and high-yield bonds and characteristics common to each type of financing.

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World Hydrogen Congress 2021: Interview with Partner Dan Feldman

October 12, 2021

Between October 4-6, 2021, Shearman & Sterling sponsored the World Hydrogen Congress. During the conference, partner Dan Feldman, Leader of Shearman & Sterling’s Global Hydrogen Industry Team, was interviewed by Nadim Chaudhry of World Hydrogen Leaders.