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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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LANXESS to Acquire Emerald Kalama Chemical

Shearman & Sterling is advising specialty chemicals company LANXESS on its $1.075 billion acquisition of Emerald Kalama Chemical from American Securities.

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U.S. Regulatory Developments and Trends Under President Biden

Under President Biden’s administration, what will be the potential changes to U.S. policies and regulations with respect to investment restrictions and sanctions? What will the regulators be focusing on in terms of securities and investment related enforcement actions? What will be the challenges and opportunities for Asian investors and companies?

Grasping the Opportunities for UK Subsidy Deregulation

When the UK left the transition period it also left behind the EU’s State aid rules.  The Government is now consulting until 31 March on the subsidy control system that should replace State aid.

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James Webber Authors Chapter on EU State Aid and Environmental Sustainability

Antitrust partner James Webber wrote a chapter titled “State Aid and Sustainability” for Concurrences’ latest book Competition Law, Climate Change & Environmental Sustainability. In it, James reflects on European Union State aid rules as a means to deliver the European Green Deal, looking at how the current rules help and hinder the achievement of the Green Deal ambition – and what might be done to improve them.

Grasping the Opportunities for UK Subsidy Deregulation

When the UK left the transition period it also left behind the EU’s State aid rules.  The Government is now consulting until 31 March on the subsidy control system that should replace State aid.

Shearman & Sterling Launches New Barrier Blasters Podcast Series

Shearman & Sterling has launched a new podcast called Barrier Blasters, a series dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in the communities in which we live and work. The podcast will feature conversations with individuals and industry leaders who have challenged the status quo, broken through barriers, and in doing so, have created opportunities for others.