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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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United States: Tax

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Ethan Harris - Shearman & Sterling LLP

Within: International tax

Shearman & Sterling LLP is well versed in international tax planning and in advising on complex cross-border transactions and tax controversies for global corporates, financial institutions and other clients. Washington DC-based Ethan Harris and Nathan Tasso, who was promoted to partner in January 2018, advised GE on its agreement with Baker Hughes to create a world-leading oilfield technology provider. Menlo Park’s Larry Crouch assisted the Toronto-based financial holding company Fairfax with its acquisition of the Swiss insurance broker Allied World Assurance. New York-based Laurence Bambino is another name to note.

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Ethan Harris - Shearman & Sterling LLP

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Shearman & Sterling LLP’s six tax partners devote most of their time to advising on international M&A and private equity transactions as well as financing matters. Ethan Harris in Washington DC advised General Electric on the $32bn merger of its oil and gas business with Baker Hughes and advised on the stock-for-stock exchange acquisition of client Straight Path Communications by Verizon for $3.1bn. New York-based Michael Shulman, who leads the tax department with Menlo Park-based Laurence Crouch, advised Viacom on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s offer to acquire its membership interests in EPIX. Laurence Bambino in New York assisted American Axle & Manufacturing with the $1.6bn acquisition of Metaldyne Performance Group.

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