With partners collaborating across different regions, this webinar series provides a snapshot of the latest legal perspectives. The series will explore how specific regions and sectors are impacted by the rapid legal and commercial changes, as well as the potential consequences faced by companies and financial institutions globally.
Shearman & Sterling is hosting a series of webinars focusing on legal risk, which will explore the opportunities and challenges it represents. For many businesses, including those in highly regulated industries, it is important to identify potential areas of legal risk and understand how to navigate these successfully.
Shearman & Sterling is hosting a series of partner-led calls to answer your COVID-19 questions, including industry trends and the legal and business implications to the pandemic. The calls will take place Tuesday through Thursday, March 31–April 2 and April 7–April 9.
Partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) and senior associate Paschalis Paschalidis (Paris-International Arbitration) will speak at the Lexology Webinar “State aid as a European Commission Policy Lever: How Much Further?” organized by Shearman & Sterling, together with Lexology on March 12, 2020.
The UK State Aid Law Association and Shearman & Sterling are organizing an evening seminar titled “UK Subsidy Control After Brexit” on March 4, 2020. Panelists Kelyn Bacon QC (Brick Court Chambers), Lorand Bartels (Senior Counsel, Linklaters and Reader in International Law, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge), Victoria Hewson (Institute of Economic Affairs) George Peretz QC (Monckton Chambers), Dr. Ulrich Soltész (Partner, Gleiss Lutz, Brussels) and partner James Webber (London- Antitrust) will be discussing the legal and policy issues surrounding a domestic UK anti-subsidy/State aid regime.
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).
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”.
Partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) will speak at the Global Competition Review (GCR) Live 9th Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum held in Miami on February 7-8, 2020. James will participate on the panel “Mergers: Magical Thinking: Considering Modern Theories of Harm,” which will consider how to articulate theories of harm in merger reviews before different triers of fact, as sophisticated economic projections of prices, output and leverage are debated, in contrast to traditional economic approaches.
Partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) will speak at the IFLR European In-House Counsel Summit in London on February 4, 2020. James will moderate the panel on “Interacting with Regulators.” This panel will provide in-depth insight into a few key issues such as dealing with the global trend of increasing regulatory interventions and best practices for responding to investigations. The panelists also include Claire Larbey, General Counsel at Trowers & Hamlins, Julie Varcoe-Cocks, Associate General Counsel at Serco and Peter Tyson, Brexit Programme Director at Standard Life Assurance.
Earlier this month, Shearman & Sterling hosted its 2nd Annual Women General Counsel Forum in its New York office. This year’s theme, Conquering 2020, focused on various topics that female general counsel should pay attention to, in order to successfully lead their companies into the next decade.