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Antitrust Resources

Drawing on our vast deal and case experience, Shearman & Sterling has developed this Resources page, which provides a wide array of substantive and practical information on our antitrust and competition practice. Please review some of the informative materials we regularly publish as a value-added service to our clients, as well as information on upcoming events and details of recent activities and newsworthy items.

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Oryx Midstream Forms a JV With Rattler Midstream to Acquire Reliance Gathering

Shearman & Sterling advised Lower Cadence Holdings, an affiliate of Oryx Midstream, in connection with the formation of OMOG JV, LLC, a joint venture with Rattler Midstream Operating LLC, and advised OMOG JV, LLC in connection with the acquisition of 100 percent of the membership interests in Reliance Gathering LLC.

Sears Outlet and Buddy's Home Furnishing Stores Sale to Liberty Tax

Shearman & Sterling advised Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (SHO) and its Board of Directors’ Independent Committee in an agreement to sell SHO’s Sears Outlet and Buddy's Home Furnishing Stores businesses (together, the Outlet Segment) to Liberty Tax in a deal valued at up to $132.9 million.

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8th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Global Summit

Partner Elvira Aliende Rodriguez (Brussels-Antitrust) will speak at the 8th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Global Summit organized by Kluwer and Legal Plus in Seoul on October 25, 2019. She will speak on “Global Cartels — New Issues to Consider for 2020,” discussing the current and upcoming trends in cartel enforcement.

2nd Annual Women General Counsel Forum

Shearman & Sterling is proud to host our 2nd Annual Women General Counsel Forum on October 3, 2019 in our New York office. This year’s theme is Conquering 2020. We will discuss what female general counsel need to know to lead their companies into the next decade. 

Concurrences Law & Economics Workshop Brussels

Shearman & Sterling, together with Concurrences Review and Avisa Partners, are hosting the roundtable discussion “Which Competition Policy for the New EU Commission?” on September, 19 2019 in Brussels.

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Delbaum, Higbee and Ruegilin Author Chapter For Global Competition Review

Partners Jessica Delbaum (New York-Antitrust), David Higbee (Washington, D.C.-Antitrust) and associate Stacy Ruegilin (Washington, D.C.-Antitrust) have authored the chapter “IP & Antitrust Know-How 2019” published by Global Competition Review on October 21, 2019.

USA: Competition Litigation 2020

Laws and regulations on competition litigation vary across jurisdictions. In a chapter titled “USA: Competition Litigation 2020,” for the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2020, Shearman & Sterling partner Todd Stenerson and associate Rachel Mossman detail how competition rules are enforced in the United States. 

Getting The Deal - Through Market Intelligence - Cartels

Partners John F. Cove (San Francisco-Antitrust) and Geert Goeteyn (Brussels-Antitrust) have authored the article “Parental Liability for Cartel Infringements in the EU and US,” published in August 2019 in Getting The Deal Through - Market Intelligence - Cartels. This article discusses the differing approaches to parental liability across the EU and U.S., before noting the practical considerations for companies to bear in mind when faced with international antitrust investigations.