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Who’s Who Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2023 Recognizes Eleven Gibson Dunn Partners

Eleven Gibson Dunn partners were featured by Who's Who Legal in its Thought Leaders - Global Elite 2023 guide.

Firm News | January 4, 2023

Who’s Who Legal Recognizes Eight Gibson Dunn Partners

Eight Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in the Who’s Who Legal Trade & Customs 2022 and Who’s Who Legal Arbitration 2023 guides.

Firm News | December 27, 2022

Coalition Members Set and Implement Price Cap for Maritime Transport of Russian-Origin Crude Oil

Our lawyers discuss the setting of a price cap on seaborne crude oil which originates in or is exported from Russia to G7 and Council of the European Union countries.

Client Alert | December 19, 2022

Webcast: CFIUS Enforcement Guidelines: First-Ever Guidance on Enforcement and Penalties in U.S. National Security Reviews of Foreign Direct Investment

Join us for a recorded session on the latest CFIUS enforcement guidelines.

Webcasts | December 13, 2022

Biden’s National Security Strategy Reinforces Tech Decoupling and Increased Regulatory Focus

Gibson Dunn lawyers examine the Biden Administration’s recently released National Security Strategy and its impact on businesses.

Client Alert | November 18, 2022

Webcast: U.S. Export Controls: New Sweeping Tech Controls on China – What You Need to Know

In this webcast, our attorneys discuss recent export controls implemented by the United States which restrict Chinese companies’ ability to develop cutting-edge technologies with military applications.

Webcasts | November 15, 2022

Webcast: China Export Controls

In this webcast, Gibson Dunn attorneys discuss new export controls implemented by the United States designed to make it difficult for Chinese companies to develop cutting-edge technologies that may have military applications.

| November 9, 2022

CFIUS Increases Transparency with Release of Enforcement and Penalty Guidelines

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss how the release of the first-ever Enforcement and Penalty Guidelines by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States might increase the transparency of the committee.

Client Alert | October 21, 2022

Age Like Fined Wine: OFSI Imposes Monetary Penalty on UK Wine Company for Dealing with Tangible and Intangible Economic Resources of Sanctioned Winery

Our lawyers discuss a fine levied against a wine company by the UK Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation for dealing with tangible and intangible economic resources of a sanctioned winery.

Client Alert | October 17, 2022

United States Creates New Export Controls on China for Semi-Conductor Manufacturing Technology, Advanced Semiconductors, and Supercomputers in New Phase of Strategic Tech Competition

Our lawyers discuss new U.S. export controls targeting China, which are likely to have a far-reaching impact on the technology sector.

Client Alert | October 13, 2022

Expert Guides Best of the Best United States 2022 Recognizes Ten Gibson Dunn Partners

Euromoney’s Expert Guides has named ten Gibson Dunn partners to its 2022 edition of the Best of the Best United States Guide, which recognizes the top 30 legal practitioners in the country across 15 areas of law.

Firm News | October 7, 2022

United States Expands Sanctions Authorization of Internet-Based Activities in Wake of Protests in Iran

On September 23, 2022, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control issued General License D-2, expanding a prior authorization to further facilitate the free flow of information over the internet to, from, and among residents of Iran. Our lawyers discuss its implications of this decision.

Client Alert | October 3, 2022

Webcast: How ESG Can Inform International Trade Compliance, and Vice Versa

In this CLE webinar, we review several areas of convergence in export control, sanctions, and import regulation and S-focused ESG standards, and share practical strategies International Trade and ESG professionals can follow to make the most of this convergence in their compliance and ESG programs.

Webcasts | September 20, 2022

U.S. Publishes Preliminary Guidance on the Implementation of a Maritime Services Policy and Related Price Exception for Seaborne Russian Oil

On September 9, 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published Preliminary Guidance on Implementation of a Maritime Services Policy and Related Price Exception for Seaborne Russian Oil, taking a step toward implementing the commitment made at the G7 Finance Ministers Meeting on September 2, 2022 to institute a comprehensive prohibition of services that enable maritime transportation of Russian-origin oil and petroleum products unless such oil is purchased below an agreed-upon price cap.

Client Alert | September 19, 2022

Keeping Up With New US Push On Strategic Tech Competition

Washington, D.C. partner Stephenie Gosnell Handler and associates Chris Mullen and Claire Yi are the authors of "Keeping Up With New US Push On Strategic Tech Competition" published by Law360 on September 19, 2022. 

Article | September 19, 2022

White House Issues First-Ever Executive Order Identifying Additional National Security Factors for CFIUS to Consider in Evaluating Transactions

The President recently issued an Executive Order providing specific guidance for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States in conducting national security reviews of covered transactions. This client alert covers the five factors that the Executive Order directed CFIUS to consider, as well as their impact on the CFIUS process.

Client Alert | September 16, 2022

EU to Ban Forced Labour Products

The European Commission is expected to announce a proposal shortly that will ban products made using forced labour.

Client Alert | September 12, 2022

Collateral damage – US sanctions target the secondary market in Russian stocks and bonds

Washington, D.C. partner Judith Alison Lee is the author of "Collateral damage - US sanctions target the secondary market in Russian stocks and bonds" published by Financier Worldwide in its September 2022 issue.

Article | September 7, 2022

Changes in Hong Kong SFC Requirements for “Overall Coordinator” Role Raise Sanctions-Related Questions for Financial Institutions Serving in That Capacity

Following a three-month consultation period, the Securities and Futures Commission’s Code of Conduct provision, paragraph 21, has come into effect on August 5, 2022.

Client Alert | August 31, 2022

CFIUS Annual Report for CY 2021: Top Takeaways

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States released its annual report covering calendar year 2021. This report represents the first full calendar year in which the Committee operated pursuant to the new regulations implemented in 2020 under the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018.

Client Alert | August 12, 2022

Cybersecurity and International Trade Lawyer Stephenie Gosnell Handler Joins Gibson Dunn in Washington, D.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP announced today that Stephenie Gosnell Handler has rejoined the firm as a partner and member of the International Trade and the Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Innovation Practice Groups, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Press Releases | July 11, 2022

Enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Begins in the United States

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act - and its stringent import restrictions - took effect on June 21, 2022. The Act, the latest effort by the United States concerning the Uyghur population in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, greatly increases the showing that companies need to make to prove that goods produced in the XUAR, in full or in part, are entitled to entry into the United States.

Client Alert | June 23, 2022

Russia Responds to International Sanctions – An Overview of Russian Countersanctions and Further Measures against So-Called “Unfriendly States”

This client alert discusses the most significant “countersanctions” levied by Russia against “unfriendly countries” and companies that are trying to comply with the U.S., UK, EU and other sanctions regimes against Russia and Belarus.

Client Alert | May 2, 2022

Webcast: The World Reacts to the Crisis in Ukraine: Sanctions and Export Controls Imposed by the U.S., the EU, the UK, Australia, Japan and Other Countries

The United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan and other countries have issued or announced sanctions and export controls targeting Russia and the Russia-backed separatist regions of Ukraine known as the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Luhansk People’s Republic. Hear from our experts about these developments and how companies should proactively assess their exposure to the sanctions and export controls measures being discussed.

Webcasts | March 10, 2022

Webcast: The World Reacts to the Crisis in Ukraine: Sanctions Imposed by the U.S., the EU, the UK, Australia, Japan and Other Countries

The United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Japan issued or announced sanctions targeting Russia and the Russia-backed separatist regions of Ukraine known as the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Luhansk People’s Republic. Hear from our experts about these developments and how companies should proactively assess their exposure to the sanctions and export controls measures being discussed.

Webcasts | March 4, 2022

Gibson Dunn Advises Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co. in Winning CFIUS Approval

A cross-office, cross-disciplinary Gibson Dunn team represents Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co. in matters related to its investment in ICON Aircraft, Inc.

Publications | March 4, 2022

Gibson Dunn Adds International Trade Lawyer David A. Wolber in Hong Kong

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that David A. Wolber has rejoined the firm as of counsel in the Hong Kong office.

Press Releases | March 3, 2022

United States Responds to the Crisis in Ukraine with Additional Sanctions and Export Controls

The United States has now imposed additional new sanctions and sweeping export controls that not only target key pillars of the economies of Russia and Belarus but will also have significant collateral effects across a wide range of other sectors in Russia. 

Client Alert | February 28, 2022

US and Allies Announce Sanctions on Russia and Separatist Regions of Ukraine

Our lawyers discuss sanctions issued or announced by the United States and several allies targeting Russia and the Russia-backed separatist regions of Ukraine known as the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Luhansk People’s Republic.

Client Alert | February 22, 2022

2021 Year-End Sanctions and Export Controls Update

This alert highlights trends in U.S. sanctions and export controls in 2021, including a look at the influence of the Biden Administration.

Client Alert | February 4, 2022

US Commerce Department takes more action against Chinese companies

Washington, D.C. partner Judith Alison Lee is the author of "US Commerce Department takes more action against Chinese companies" [PDF] published by Financier Worldwide in February 2022.

Article | February 1, 2022

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Goes Into Effect in the United States

On December 23, 2022, President Biden signed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act into law. The UFLPA, which received widespread bipartisan support in Congress, is the latest in a line of U.S. efforts to address the plight of Uyghurs and other persecuted minority groups in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Client Alert | January 14, 2022

2021 Year-End German Law Update

Once more, 2021 demonstrated that constant change should become your friend and ally. After a second year of global uncertainty caused by the formidable challenges of the COVID-pandemic, we all long for a return “back-to-normal.” However, chances are that 2022 will continue to present drastic and unpredictable challenges.

Client Alert | January 13, 2022

SWIFT and Certain Punishment for Russia?

Washington, D.C. partner Adam M. Smith is the author of "SWIFT and Certain Punishment for Russia?" published by Foreign Affairs on January 4, 2022.

Article | January 4, 2022

Who’s Who Legal 2022 & 2021 Guides Recognize Seven Gibson Dunn Partners

Seven Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2022 Arbitration and Who’s Who Legal 2021 Trade & Customs guides.

Firm News | December 6, 2021

Seventeen Gibson Dunn Partners Recognized in Expert Guides’ Women in Business Law

Expert Guides has named 17 Gibson Dunn partners to its 2021 Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law, which recognizes top female legal practitioners advising on business law.

Firm News | October 7, 2021

United States Creates New Sanctions Regime over Humanitarian Crisis in Ethiopia

On September 17, 2021, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) imposed sanctions in response to the ongoing humanitarian and human rights crisis in Ethiopia, particularly in the Tigray region of the country.

Client Alert | September 17, 2021

UK Government Issues Further Updates on National Security Regime: A Comprehensive State of Play for Investors

This week the UK Government published still further updates on the application of the soon to come into force National Security and Investment Act 2021. We have prepared a comprehensive guide to the UK’s new national security regime, bringing together all of the developments and guidance to date. But, most importantly, we consider what investors and their advisors need to take into account now in order to mitigate risk and improve deal certainty.

Client Alert | September 8, 2021

The digitising of central bank currencies among the major economies — the current landscape

Washington, D.C. partner Judith Alison Lee is the author of "The digitising of central bank currencies among the major economies -- the current landscape," [PDF] published in the September 2021 issue of Financier Worldwide.

Article | September 1, 2021

The Humanitarian and Policy Challenges of U.S. Sanctions on the Taliban

Washington, D.C. partner Adam M. Smith is the author of "The Humanitarian and Policy Challenges of U.S. Sanctions on the Taliban," [PDF] published by Just Security on August 23, 2021.

Article | August 23, 2021

United States sanctions against Myanmar’s military conglomerates

Washington, D.C. partner Judith Alison Lee and associates Audi Syarief and Claire Yi are the authors of "United States sanctions against Myanmar's military conglomerates" [PDF] published by Financier Worldwide in June 2021.

Article | June 30, 2021

China Constricts Sharing of In-Country Corporate and Personal Data Through New Legislation

Gibson Dunn's lawyers discuss how the People’s Republic of China is clamping down on the extraction of litigation- and investigation-related corporate and personal data from China - and how this may squeeze litigants and investigation subjects in the future.

Client Alert | June 17, 2021

Biden Administration Imposes Additional Sanctions on Russia

On April 15, 2021, the United States announced a significant expansion of sanctions on Russia, including new restrictions on the ability of U.S. financial institutions to deal in Russian sovereign debt and the designation of more than 40 individuals and entities for supporting the Kremlin’s malign activities abroad.

Client Alert | April 19, 2021

US and UK Join Canada in Designating Myanmar’s Military Conglomerates, with EU Considering Further Action

On March 25, 2021, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed additional sanctions in response to the ongoing crisis in Myanmar (also called Burma) by designating the country’s two largest military conglomerates.

Client Alert | April 2, 2021

Cryptocurrency Developments: Office of Foreign Assets Control’s Recent Enforcement Cases Against Digital Asset Firms

On February 18, 2021, the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, an agency of the Treasury Department that administers and enforces U.S. economic and trade sanctions, issued an enforcement release of a settlement agreement with BitPay, Inc. for apparent violations relating to Bitpay’s payment processing solution that allows merchants to accept digital currency as payment for goods and services. OFAC found that BitPay allowed users apparently located in sanctioned countries and areas to transact with merchants in the United States and elsewhere using the BitPay platform, even though BitPay had Internet Protocol address data for those users.  The users in sanctioned countries were not BitPay’s direct customers, but rather its customer’s customers (in this case the merchants’ customers).

Client Alert | February 24, 2021

New U.S. Sanctions and Export Controls Target Military Behind Coup in Myanmar

On February 11, 2021, in one of its inaugural foreign policy actions since taking office, the Biden Administration authorized new sanctions and export-control restrictions on Myanmar (also called Burma) in response to the Myanmar military’s recent coup against the country’s elected civilian government.

Client Alert | February 16, 2021

2020 Year-End Sanctions and Export Controls Update

Gibson Dunn provides a recap of the continuing evolution of international economic sanctions in 2020 and preparation for what may come next.

Client Alert | February 5, 2021

2020 Year-End German Law Update

At Gibson Dunn, we are proud and honored to be at your side to help solve your most complex legal questions and to continue our partnership with you in the coming year in Germany, in Europe and the world. We trust you will find this German Law Year-End Update insightful and instructive for the best possible start in 2021.

Client Alert | January 14, 2021

China’s “Blocking Statute” – New Chinese Rules to Counter the Application of Extraterritorial Foreign Laws

On January 9, 2021, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China issued the MOFCOM Order No. 1 of 2021 on Rules on Counteracting Unjustified Extraterritorial Application of Foreign Legislation and Other Measures. It establishes the first sanctions blocking regime in China to counteract the impact of foreign sanctions on Chinese persons.

Client Alert | January 13, 2021

The Top 10 Takeaways for Financial Institutions from the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020

After a complicated path to passage, on January 1, 2021 the Senate completed the override of President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act and, as part of that legislation, passed the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020. The AMLA is the most comprehensive set of reforms to the anti-money laundering laws in the United States since the USA PATRIOT Act was passed in 2001. The Act’s provisions range from requiring many smaller companies to disclose beneficial ownership information to FinCEN to mandating awards to whistleblowers that report actionable information about Bank Secrecy Act/AML violations.

Client Alert | January 1, 2021