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Stanley F. Farrar

Of Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP

Stanley Farrar has extensive experience in representing financial institutions, including in mergers and acquisitions (including cross-border transactions and more than 35 deals in the western United States since January 2000), domestic and international securities offerings, corporate governance, commercial transactions and bank regulatory matters.

Mr. Farrar is a former chairman of the Financial Institutions Committee of the State Bar of California’s Business Law Section. He has chaired subcommittees on bank holding companies and letters of credit for committees of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. Mr. Farrar has been a frequent lecturer and writer on subjects relating to financial institutions and mergers and acquisitions. He resided in our Tokyo office from 2006 to 2009. He was a fellow at the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, India from 1967 to 1968. Mr. Farrar has been recognized as a leading lawyer in The Best Lawyers in America (2005-2006, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013); Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009); Euromoney’s Guide to the US Leading Lawyers (Best of the Best) (2006); The International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers (2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012); The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (2002, 2003-2004, 2005, 2006); IFLR’s Mergers and Acquisitions Yearbook (2005); Chambers Asia (2008); Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009); Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2003-2004, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007); PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook (2005, 2006, 2008); PLC Cross-border Finance Handbook (2006); PLC Cross-border Finance Handbook: Secured Lending (2006, 2006-2007); The Los Angeles Area’s Best Lawyers (2007); and Southern California Super Lawyers (2004, 2005, 2006). He was also the recipient of the California Bankers Association’s Frandzel Award for superior and noteworthy legal service (2003), was named the 2012 “Los Angeles Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers, and was honored by the Business Law Section of the California Bar Association with its Lifetime Achievement Award (2012).