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Shearman & Sterling LLP

Competition Law

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What the team is known for

Strong merger clearance practice that includes CMA or EC notifications and investigations carried out by national competition regulators into the failure to disclose allegedly reportable transactions. Assists media or financial sector clients with behavioural investigations and with ongoing advisory topics. Advises on state aid notifications and on the beneficiary side of CJEU appeals against findings of illegal state aid. Also works together with New York colleagues to advise US-headquartered corporates both on global merger filings and on the defence of follow-on damages claims brought in the UK courts.

Work highlights

Advised Raytheon on the antitrust and foreign direct investment screening aspects of its combination with United Technologies.

Notable practitioners

Matthew Readings assists clients with both transactional and behavioural matters, representing clients in merger control procedures and market investigations.

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Competition Law

Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Location

9 Appold Street

Broadgate West

London

Greater London

UK

EC2A 2AP

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Competition Law


Matthew Readings
Band 3