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Shearman & Sterling LLP

401 9TH STREET, NW, SUITE 800, WASHINGTON, DC 20004-2128, USA
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Ethan Harris

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United States: Tax

International tax

Within: Next generation lawyers

Ethan Harris - Shearman & Sterling LLP

Within: International tax

Shearman & Sterling LLP is focused on providing global tax planning and advising multinational companies, financial institutions and other clients on the tax aspects of large transactions. Washington DC-based Ethan Harris and  Menlo Park’s Larry Crouch are advising CVS Health on its $77bn acquisition of Aetna. Crouch worked alongside Nathan Tasso on Unibail-Rodamco's acquisition of Westfield Corporation for $25bn. New York-based Laurence Bambino is another name to note. He recently worked with Liberty Global on structuring a split-off transaction.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: Next generation lawyers

Ethan Harris - Shearman & Sterling LLP

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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