Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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Sullivan & Cromwell is a law firm with a large financial institutions practice in the United States. In addition to being an advisor in the global convergence of financial services companies, S&C assists in financial institutions M&A, compliance and regulatory matters and securities transactions.

Sullivan & Cromwell is involved in all aspects of the commodities and derivatives businesses. Its Commodities, Futures and Derivatives Group provides a full range of transactional, advisory and litigation services in connection with the structuring, offering and trading of commodity and derivative products of all types.

Among the many financial firms for which it has provided advisory services are: S&C is currently Counsel to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group in its equity investment in Morgan Stanley; Counsel to JPMorgan Chase in its acquisition of Washington Mutual’s banking operations; Counsel to Goldman Sachs in its sale of $5 billion in Preferred Shares and warrants to Berkshire Hathaway; Counsel to Goldman Sachs in its conversion to a bank holding company; Counsel to Barclays in its acquisition of Lehman Brothers’ North American operations; Counsel to AIG in connection with the $85 billion emergency financing plan with the Federal Reserve; and Counsel to the Board of The Bear Stearns Companies in its sale to JPMorgan Chase.[1]

S&C has offices in 12 countries around the world, including New York, London, Beijing, Paris and Washington, D.C.


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  1. Financial Institutions. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.