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John W. Banes

John W. Banes

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

New York, NY, USA


Mr. Banes, a partner based in Davis Polk’s London office since 1994, represents clients in all types of corporate finance transactions involving financial institutions and other European companies. He is also a member of the firm’s white collar and criminal defense practice and the internal investigation practice, and advises non-U.S. and U.S. companies on investigations and compliance matters and related corporate governance, financial reporting and disclosure issues.

Recent Representations
Capital Markets
  • SEC-registered and Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings (including equity, convertible debt, preferred securities, investment-grade and other debt) by European financial institutions, including ABN AMRO, Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, UBS, Julius Bär and DnBNor
  • IPOs by European issuers, including ABN AMRO, Telecolumbus, Scout24 and Schaeffler AG.
Corporate Governance, International investigations and Compliance
  • U.S. and non-U.S. companies on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related anti-corruption matters, including internal investigations and transactional and governance advice
  • Siemens AG on the resolution of the SEC and Department of Justice investigation into violations of the FCPA
  • The audit committee of Royal Dutch Shell in connection with their investigation of Shell’s recategorization of oil and gas reserves
M&A
  • Edwards Group on its sale to Atlas Copco
  • A major European transportation company on various global operational joint ventures
  • Financial advisers to Mittal Steel on its unsolicited offer for Arcelor
Of Note

Mellon Fellow in History, Columbia University, 1986-1987
Teacher (English), Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan, 1984-1986

Education
A.B., Princeton University, 1984, summa cum laude
J.D., Yale Law School, 1991, Coker Fellow

John W. Banes is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Friday, February 09, 2018, London
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Eighteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Thursday, March 14, 2019, London
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Eighteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Thursday, March 14, 2019, London
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