Attorneys from Shearman & Sterling's New York, London and Paris Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions practices have contributed to Global Legal Insights: Initial Public Offerings Laws and Regulations 2019. The guide covers common issues in initial public offerings, including the IPO process, regulatory architecture, public company responsibilities, potential risks, liabilities and pitfalls in 27 jurisdictions, featuring different authors for each jurisdiction.

Partners Harald Halbhuber and Ilir Mujalovic (both New York-Capital Markets) and associate Ana Aur (Toronto-Capital Markets) contributed a chapter on the regulatory framework and capital markets process for IPOs in the U.S. Harald and Ilir also acted as contributing editors and penned the preface for the book.

Partner Hervé Letréguilly, counsel Séverine de La Courtie and associates Amandine Souin and (all Paris-Capital Markets) wrote the chapter on France.

Partner Pawel Szaja (London-Capital Markets), counsel Michael Scargill and associate Brian Butterwick (both London-Mergers & Acquisitions) authored the chapter on the U.K.

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