Shearman & Sterling advised American Financial & Automotive Services, Inc. (AFAS) and American Financial Warranty Company (AFWC) in connection with the sale of 100 percent of their outstanding stock to Assurant, Inc.
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Shearman & Sterling represented Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) in its agreement to sell 35 U.S. interior elevators to Zen-Noh Grain Corporation. The completion of the sale is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval.
Shearman & Sterling won five awards from China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards 2020, in the categories of Anti-bribery & Anti-corruption, Asset Management, Capital Markets (Overseas), Energy & Natural Resources and Technology & Telecom.
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.
Under the leadership of Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission has taken an increasing interventionist stand across all areas of antitrust enforcement, in particular in merger control. The EU’s General Court dealt that aggressive agenda a massive blow by annulling the first of her many prohibition decisions.
Shearman & Sterling attorneys acted as contributors to the 2020 edition of Global Legal Insights: AI, Machine Learning & Big Data, a book published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London. The publication covers the latest trends, legal issues, board governance considerations and market practices in 29 global jurisdictions around artificial intelligence and its intersection with the laws of each country.
Over the last several months, a number of European countries have accordingly strengthened, or are in the process of strengthening, their FDI regulations, partially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.