In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers reviews the principal issues that management teams and their advisors are likely to confront when they structure a spin-off transaction,
Webcasts | January 28, 2021
Denver magazine 5280 named partners Beau Stark and Robyn Zolman to its annual “Denver’s Top Lawyers 2021” list, which recognizes “the best attorneys in the region.” The list was published in January 2021.
Firm News | January 21, 2021
Gibson Dunn presents a panel discussion regarding recently adopted and proposed SEC rulemakings and what to expect for the upcoming proxy season.
Webcasts | January 20, 2021
Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a guide to direct listings, which have increasingly been gaining attention as a means for a private company to go public. A direct listing refers to the listing of a privately held company’s stock for trading on a national stock exchange (either the NYSE or Nasdaq) without conducting an underwritten offering, spin-off or transfer quotation from another regulated stock exchange.
Client Alert | January 8, 2021
Direct listings have emerged as one of the new innovative pathways to the U.S. public capital markets, thought to be ideal for entrepreneurial companies with a well-recognized brand name or easily understood business model.
Client Alert | January 8, 2021
On December 1, 2020, The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC announced that it filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a proposal to advance board diversity and enhance transparency of board diversity statistics through new listing requirements.
Client Alert | December 4, 2020
The two most influential proxy advisory firms - Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass, Lewis & Co. - recently released their updated proxy voting guidelines for 2021. This Client Alert describes the key changes to the ISS and Glass Lewis policies along with some suggestions for actions public companies should take now in light of these policy changes and other developments.
Client Alert | December 3, 2020
On November 30, 2020, ICE Benchmark Administration, the administrator of LIBOR, with the support of the Federal Reserve Board and the UK Financial Conduct Authority, announced plans to consult on specific timing for the path forward to cease the publication of USD LIBOR. In particular, IBA plans to consult on ceasing the publication of USD LIBOR on December 31, 2021 for only the one week and two month USD LIBOR tenors, and on June 30, 2023 for all other USD LIBOR tenors (i.e., overnight, one month, three month, six month and 12 month tenors).
Client Alert | December 1, 2020
In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discusses the procedures involved in "going dark" and "going private" transactions, including SEC requirements, stock exchange requirements, board governance considerations and timelines.
Webcasts | November 5, 2020
In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers provides insights to help navigate the global ESG landscape from a UK perspective, touching on key rules and regulations, forthcoming developments and trends, and practical tips.
Webcasts | November 4, 2020
Twelve Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in Who’s Who Legal 2020 Capital Markets, Hospitality, Private Funds, and Thought Leaders: Litigation guides.
Firm News | October 30, 2020
Houston partner Hillary Holmes and Dallas associate Louis Matthews are the authors of "How to Raise Energy Capital in Tough Times" [PDF] published in the October 2020 issue of Oil and Gas Investor.
Publications | October 29, 2020
China Law & Practice named Alibaba’s acquisition of NetEase Kaola as its TMT Deal of the Year at the China Law & Practice Awards 2020. Gibson Dunn advised NetEase on the transaction.
Firm News | October 20, 2020
In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss recent developments, market trends and disclosure considerations in the IPO market, as well as current expectations for the future of the IPO process.
Webcasts | October 14, 2020
ALLY by Pink Petro, the leading resource in diverse talent, careers, and culture, creating an inclusive workforce in the energy sector, honored Houston partner Hillary Holmes with a 2020 GRIT Award in the Executives category.
Firm News | October 13, 2020
Expert Guides has named 33 Gibson Dunn partners to the 2020 edition of its Banking, Finance and Transactional Guide, which recognizes the top legal practitioners in the industry.
Firm News | October 7, 2020
Gibson Dunn earned 13 practice area rankings in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 UK. Four partners were named to Legal 500’s Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals who receive consistent feedback from their clients for continued excellence, and four other partners were named Leading Lawyers in their respective practices.
Firm News | October 5, 2020
With talk about a second Coronavirus wave gathering pace, the German Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (Bundesministerium der Justiz und für Verbraucherschutz) is proposing to extend the temporary COVID-19-related legislation of March 2020 significantly simplifying the passing of shareholders’ resolution, including, in particular, the possibility to hold virtual-only shareholders’ meetings.
Client Alert | September 24, 2020
In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discusses the mechanics of and recent developments in the uses and structures of ATM programs and rights offerings while raising capital.
Webcasts | September 24, 2020
A panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discusses key legal, financial and logistical issues that are affecting debt offerings in 2020, as well as best practices for raising capital in the current environment.
Webcasts | September 9, 2020
On August 26, 2020, as part of its continued effort to update and modernize public company disclosure requirements, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted amendments to Item 101 (“Description of Business”), Item 103 (“Legal Proceedings”) and Item 105 (“Risk Factors”) of Regulation S-K at an open meeting of the Commission.
Client Alert | August 31, 2020
In this webcast, members of Gibson Dunn’s Capital Markets and Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Groups provide both practical advice and information about the latest legal developments regarding special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
Webcasts | August 26, 2020
Best Lawyers® named 13 Gibson Dunn partners as the 2021 Lawyer of the Year in their respective practice areas and cities: Frederick Brown – San Francisco – Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year, Jessica Brown – Denver – Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year, Christopher Dillon – San Jose – Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year, Baruch Fellner – Washington, D.C. – Litigation – Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year, Stewart McDowell – San Francisco – Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year, Peter Modlin – San Francisco – Litigation – Environmental Lawyer of the Year, Kenneth Parker – Orange County – Litigation – Patent Lawyer of the Year, Doug Rayburn – Dallas – Securities/Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year, Douglas Smith – San Francisco –
Firm News | August 20, 2020
In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss recent developments in liability management, including raising capital in combination with debt tender offers, restructuring existing debt in exchange offers, and the anticipation of other debt repurchase programs, in order to reduce interest payments, enhance liquidity and manage debt maturities.
Webcasts | July 28, 2020
As oil and gas companies enter the second quarterly reporting cycle in the current industry downturn, please join members of Gibson Dunn’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance, Capital Markets, Oil and Gas and Restructuring Practice Groups as they provide both practical advice and information about the latest legal developments.
Webcasts | July 15, 2020
In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss current developments in private investments in public equity (PIPEs), including deal structures, legal considerations, business and governance terms, and special regulatory requirements as a result of the recent market downturn.
Webcasts | June 18, 2020
The Denver Business Journal has named Denver partner Robyn Zolman to its annual Top Women in Energy list. The report was published on April 24, 2020. Robyn Zolman’s practice is concentrated in securities regulation and capital markets transactions.
Firm News | April 27, 2020
Recognizing that public companies continue to be inundated with developing disclosure and governance requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gibson Dunn has created a list of recent publications, releases, guidance, updates, and other useful resources from the SEC, PCAOB, NYSE, Nasdaq, proxy advisory firms, institutional investors, various state governors, and other relevant entities.
Client Alert | April 23, 2020
Gibson Dunn lawyers highlight some key considerations that a company should note in connection with a private investment in public equity (PIPE) transaction.
Client Alert | April 9, 2020
On April 9, 2020, the Federal Reserve announced that it would establish two new facilities to promote lending to businesses with up to 10,000 employees or up to $2.5 billion in 2019 annual revenue. The Federal Reserve also announced a lending facility for depository institutions that originate loans under the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Client Alert | April 9, 2020
On April 9, 2020, the Federal Reserve announced that it was expanding three of the facilities created earlier this spring in reaction to the economic dislocation caused by COVID-19: the Primary Market Corporate Credit Facility (PMCCF), the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF) and the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF).
Client Alert | April 9, 2020
Asian-mena Counsel recognized Murphy Oil’s $2.127 billion divestment of its entire Malaysian operations to PTT Exploration and Production Company Limited (PTTEP), the publicly listed subsidiary of Thailand’s national oil company, PTT, with an honorable mention in its Deals of the Year for 2019.
Firm News | April 3, 2020
With global green bond issuances surpassing $200 billion in 2019, issuers in an increasing number of industries have begun to explore both the traditional green bond market and emerging alternative ESG financial products.
Client Alert | March 31, 2020
On March 23, 2020, in an unprecedented action, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System invoked its emergency lending authority under Section 13(3) of the Federal Reserve Act to create additional programs to stabilize important financial markets. It announced three facilities: the Primary Market Corporate Credit Facility (PMCCF), the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF) and the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF)
Client Alert | March 24, 2020
On March 17, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Federal Reserve Board invoked its emergency lending authority under Section 13(3) of the Federal Reserve Act to shore up liquidity in important financial markets.
Client Alert | March 18, 2020
In the 2020 edition of Chambers Global, Gibson Dunn earned 155 total rankings – 56 firm practice group rankings and 99 individual rankings. The firm and its lawyers were recognized globally and in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Middle East regions, with additional recognitions in Belgium, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Firm News | March 5, 2020
In this webcast, a panel discusses developments in capital markets in the oil and gas industry, particularly updates and practical guidance regarding market conditions, preferred equity, high-yield bonds, and SPACs, as well as developing approaches to raising capital in the industry.
Webcasts | March 4, 2020
Gibson Dunn lawyers in Frankfurt and Munich provide a recap of developments in German law across numerous areas during 2019.
Client Alert | January 10, 2020
Denver magazine 5280 named partners Beau Stark and Robyn Zolman to its annual “Denver’s Top Lawyers 2020” list, which recognizes “the best attorneys in the region.” The list was published in January 2020.
Firm News | January 7, 2020
Washington, D.C. partner Helgi Walker was among the 45 new members elected by the American Law Institute (ALI). ALI’s mission is “clarifying the law through Restatements, Principles, and Model Codes.” The election was announced on December 23, 2019.
Firm News | January 3, 2020
The Denver Business Journal has named Denver partners Gerald (Jerry) Farano, Beau Stark and Robyn Zolman to its 2019 list of Who’s Who in Energy, featuring “the movers and shakers in metro Denver’s fast-moving energy industry.” The list was published on November 22, 2019.
Firm News | November 22, 2019
Six Gibson Dunn attorneys were recognized by Who’s Who Legal in their respective fields. The Who’s Who Legal Capital Markets 2019 guide recognized Dallas partner Douglas Rayburn.
Firm News | November 6, 2019
New York partner Eduardo Gallardo is the author of “On an Expansive Definition of Shareholder Value in the Boardroom,” [PDF] published in The CLS Blue Sky Blog on October 22, 2019.
Publications | October 29, 2019
The National Law Journal named Houston partner Hillary Holmes among its 2019 Finance, Banking & Capital Markets Trailblazers [PDF], which recognizes those who are “truly agents of change” in their respective practice areas.
Firm News | October 8, 2019
The UK Legal 500 2020 ranked Gibson Dunn in 15 practice areas and named seven partners as Leading Lawyers. The firm was recognized in the following categories:
Firm News | October 4, 2019
On September 26, 2019, the SEC announced that it has adopted a new rule, Rule 163B under the Securities Act of 1933, that allows all issuers to “test-the-waters.”
Client Alert | October 1, 2019
On September 23, 2019, the UK’s highest court ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend (or “prorogue”) Parliament for five weeks, from September 9, 2019 until October 14, 2019, was unlawful.
Client Alert | September 24, 2019
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Boris Dolgonos has joined the firm as a partner in its New York office. Dolgonos, formerly a partner at Jones Day, will continue his capital markets practice, advising issuers and underwriters on equity and debt offerings, as well as providing securities reporting counsel to U.S.
Press Releases | September 23, 2019
The Legal 500 Latin America 2019 has ranked Gibson Dunn in three categories for International law firms in Latin America – Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Corporate and M&A.
Firm News | September 13, 2019
The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 has recognized 158 Gibson Dunn attorneys in 54 practice areas. Additionally, 48 lawyers were recognized in Best Lawyers International in Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.
Firm News | August 15, 2019