Shearman & Sterling
Shearman & Sterling LLP is a law firm headquartered in New York City with 20 offices located in major financial centers around the world founded in 1873. It is well known for both its litigation and transactional capabilities, especially in International Arbitration, Capital Markets, Finance, and Mergers & Acquisitions. As of 2006, it was the 17th largest law firm in the world as measured by 2006 annual revenue. Shearman & Sterling is considered a white shoe firm, the equivalent of the Magic Circle in the UK. The firm practices public international law, U.S. federal law, New York and California state law, in addition to English, French, German, Italian, European Union, and Hong Kong law.
Campaign Finance$130,014 Given
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Lobbying Carried Out by Shearman & Sterling
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Client Amount Confed of Agric Assns/State of Sinaloa $40,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
RegulationsMentioned in 7 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
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The tables show occurrences of "Shearman & Sterling" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 SEC Treatment of Asset-Backed Issuers under the Investment Company Act 2011
- Toggle 1 SEC Self-Regulatory Organizations; Proposed Rule Changes: ICE Clear Europe Limited 2012
- Toggle 1 SEC Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers 2012
- Toggle 1 SEC Exemptions for Advisers to Venture Capital Funds, Private Fund Advisers With Less Than $150 Million in Assets, etc. 2011
- Toggle 1 SEC Reporting by Investment Advisers to Private Funds and Certain Commodity Pool Operators, etc. 2011
- Toggle 1 CFTC Reporting by Investment Advisers to Private Funds and Certain Commodity Pool Operators, etc. 2011
- Toggle 1 SEC Rules Implementing Amendments to Investment Advisers Act of 1940 2011