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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.



Seven Shearman & Sterling Lawyers Named in Who’s Who Legal’s 2019 Competition List

Shearman & Sterlings Global Antitrust Practice Group Leaders David Higbee and Matthew Readings; partners Jessica Delbaum and Geert Goeteyn; and Of Counsel Wayne Dale Collins are featured in Whos Who Legal’s Competition list. Partners Elvira Aliende Rodriguez and James Webber are listed in the Competition – Future Leaders 2019 list.



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 Wolters Kluwer and Legal Plus Asia in Hong Kong on July 4, 2019.  Elvira will speak on “Cartels – A Global Not a Local Issue?”

Connectivity Business Investment Conference 2019

Partner Ben Gris (Washington, D.C.-Antitrust) will speak at the Connectivity Business Investment Conference 2019, organized by Connectivity Business in New York on June 26-27, 2019. Ben will speak on “Navigating Regulatory and Antitrust Issues” together with Aubrey Wesser (Verizon). 

Facing the New Challenges in the Aviation Industry

Partner Geert Goeteyn (Brussels-Antitrust) will speak at the 6th Air Law Conference organized by LUISS University in Rome on June 21, 2019.  Geert will participate in the panel “When Is Competition Fair and How to Regulate it?” moderated by Francesco Munari (University of Genua and LUISS University).



CPI Chronicle: The Department of Defense’s Role in Merger Review

Partners Ben Gris, David Higbee, Djordje Petkoski and associate Mark Weiss (all Washington, D.C.-Antitrust)  authored the article “The Department of Defense’s Role in Merger Review” for the April edition of Competition Policy International’s Antitrust Chronicle. The article provides an overview of the organization and leadership of the Office of Industrial Policy and discusses its involvement in the antitrust review process.

The FTC’s Consent Decree in the Staples/Essendant Deal

Partner Ben Gris and associate Mark G. Weiss (both Washington, D.C. – Antitrust) authored an article in The M&A Lawyer titled “The FTC’s Consent Decree in the Staples/Essendant Deal Sets the Playing Field for the New Commission’s Split on Antitrust Enforcement.” The article notes that the length and depth of the review shows that the FTC is quite active and thorough, even when investigating vertical deals.