Shearman & Sterling (Washington)

Kenneth S. Prince

Shearman & Sterling (Washington)
Lawyer (Retired)

Kenneth Prince was a member of the Shearman & Sterling’s global Antitrust Group. From 1992 through 2011, he was the leader of the firm’s global antitrust practice. After joining the firm in 1975, Mr. Prince counseled clients in a wide range of industries on the antitrust implications of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, horizontal arrangements among competitors, dominant firm conduct, intellectual property licensing, and distribution and pricing arrangements. He maintained an active criminal antitrust defense practice. He regularly appeared on behalf of clients before the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. Mr. Prince’s practice involved multinational clients with respect to competition matters both in the United States and abroad. He holds an LL.B, magna cum laude, from Boston College. He was Editor of Boston College Law Review and member of the Order of the Coif. He retired from Shearman & Sterling in 2014.


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Beau W. Buffier, Heather Lamberg Kafele, Jessica K. Delbaum, Kelly Karapeytan, Kenneth S. Prince, Lisl J. Dunlop, Wayne Dale Collins The US FTC fines company for failing to file a premerger notification and observe the statutory waiting period (Biglari)


This article has been nominated for the 2013 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Passive Investors Beware: Recent FTC Fine Affirms Narrow Scope of HSR Exemption * In fining Biglari Holdings $850,000 for failing to file a premerger (...)

Kenneth S. Prince, Wayne Dale Collins The US District Court for the Northern District of California rules that the second-largest software company can proceed with its proposed bid despite DoJ’s legal challenge (Oracle / Peoplesoft)


On September 9, 2004, a federal judge ruled that Oracle, the nation’s second-largest software company, could proceed with its hostile bid for PeopleSoft, handing the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) a significant defeat in a legal challenge to a corporate merger. DOJ had sought to block Oracle’s (...)

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