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A Student’s Guide to Bank Finance

12th November 2019

1. Overview of Finance Group London The Finance Group in London specialises in debt finance transactions. Debt finance is where companies borrow money from banks to use for a range of corporate purposes, including: To raise funds in order to take-over another company; To acquire certain assets, for example factories or aircraft; To re-finance existing […]

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How to perform well on a Vacation Scheme

6th November 2019

TRANSCRIPT Hi, I’m Alex Roots, graduate recruitment officer at Shearman & Sterling. And today, I am going to give you some advice on how you can perform well on a vacation scheme. There’s lots of materials out there that talk about how to pass the application stage and how to perform well on an interview. […]

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5 minutes with Sam Ogunlaja

16th October 2019

Q. When did you join Shearman & Sterling? I joined the firm as a trainee in September 2011. Q. What university did you attend and what degree did you study? I studied law at King’s College London. Although I am from London, studying in the heart of London gave me an entirely different perspective on […]

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A Student’s Guide to Antitrust (Competition) Law

30th August 2019

1. What is Antitrust? Antitrust is the set of rules and regulations that governments use to maintain and promote competition in the market. This includes rules against price-fixing between competitors, competitor companies merging to become monopolies, “dominant” companies (such as Google or Amazon) abusing their market power, and even rules against European Member States giving […]

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