Shearman & Sterling is advising Chevron on the antitrust elements of its agreement to acquire Anadarko Petroleum.
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Shearman & Sterling is advising Discovery, Inc. in relation to its agreement with BBC Studios Distribution Limited, pursuant to which it agreed to separate the 50/50 UKTV joint venture with BBC Studios Distribution Limited.
Shearman & Sterling is pleased to announce that Sara Ashall has joined the firm as counsel in the Antitrust practice. Sara focuses on EU merger control, cartel investigations, antitrust proceedings and EU State aid law.
Partner Djordje Petkoski (Washington, D.C.-Antitrust) will speak at the 4th Annual Cartels Conference organized by Global Competition Review on March 26 in Washington, DC.
Partner Elvira Aliende Rodriguez (Brussels-Antitrust) will speak at the 4th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Summit organized by Kluwer in Shanghai on March 21, 2019.
Shearman & Sterling’s Hong Kong office celebrated International Women’s Day 2019 on March 8 with a series of internal events and activities.
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.
Partner Elvira Aliende Rodriguez (Brussels-Antitrust) was quoted by Global Competition Review in the article “EU fines Nike for vertical restraints” that was published on March 25 after the European Commission published their press release that they fined Nike for restricting cross-border sales of merchandising products.
Partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) was quoted in Global Competition Review’s article on his insights around the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) review process for companies pursuing a merger.