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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Michael Shulman

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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United States: Tax

Financial products

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Michael Shulman - Shearman & Sterling LLP

Within: Financial products

Shearman & Sterling LLP's team are praised for their 'informed, knowledgeable and practical' approach. Kristen Garry, in Washington DC, is a key name in the team, and recently advised the underwriters of The Boeing Company’s offering of $700m of senior notes. Alongside team co-head Laurence Crouch, Garry advised BMO Capital Markets in connection with Bank of Montreal’s registered public offering of $850m. 'Premier attorney' Michael Shulman jointly leads the team with Crouch. Thomas Johnston and Robert Rudnick are also names to note. Nathan Tasso was promoted to partner in January 2018, while Todd Lowther joined as partner from Thompson & Knight LLP in April 2018. Thomas Johnston retired from the firm in December 2018.

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US taxes: contentious

Within: US taxes: contentious

Michael Shulman and Laurence Crouch lead the team at Shearman & Sterling LLP. The firm acted for Z√ľrcher Kantonalbank, a state-owned Swiss bank, in a criminal tax investigation by the US Attorney‚Äôs Office for the Southern District of New York, which resulted in settlement;¬†Philip Urofsky led the matter. Kristen Garry negotiated a full concession for Rembrandt¬†Vision Technologies in a case before the US Tax Court that relates to the tax treatment of a patent litigation settlement. Other names to note are¬†Robert Rudnick,¬†Nathan Tasso¬†and¬†counsel Richard Gagnon. All named attorneys practice out of Washington DC.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Shearman & Sterling LLP¬†displays ‚Äėstrong professional skills and knowledge‚Äô across a broad-range of tax fields, including cross-border M&A deals, spin-offs and restructuring, and also advises on tax-efficient investment and operating structures. Among the team's recent work, international M&A has been particularly well represented, with Larry Crouch¬†in Menlo Park and Ethan Harris¬†in Washington DC advising CVS Health on its $77bn acquisition of Aetna. Harris also acted for General Electric in the multi-jurisdictional sale of its power distribution business to Advent International, valued at $3.5bn. In another highlight from Washington DC, Kristen Garry¬†advised Citigroup on its sale of the Mexican asset management business Citibanamex to BlackRock. In New York, spin-offs lead partner Laurence Bambino, M&A partner George Casey¬†and Harris structured the spin-off transactions for Liberty Global in connection with its issuance of tracking stock. Michael Shulman¬†handled international restructuring matters on behalf of The Bank of Nova Scotia.

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