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Gibson Dunn Advises UCK Partners on the Formation of UCK Partners III

Gibson Dunn advised UCK Partners, a Seoul-headquartered private equity firm, on the formation of its third Korea-focused fund, UCK Partners III, at KRW1.1 trillion in commitments.

Firm News | February 2, 2024

Gibson Dunn Ranked in 2024 Chambers Greater China Region Guide

Gibson Dunn earned 10 firm rankings and 20 individual rankings in the 2024 edition of the Chambers Greater China Region guide.

Firm News | January 18, 2024

Gibson Dunn Ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024

Gibson Dunn has been recognized in 23 categories in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. 

Firm News | January 17, 2024

Webcasts: Gibson Dunn’s Annual California MCLE Blitz – 2024

Key practitioners from our Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Palo Alto offices hosted Gibson Dunn’s annual complimentary MCLE briefing which provides 8.0 hours of CLE credit, including specialty subjects such as Ethics, Elimination of Bias, and Competence Issues.

Webcasts | January 16, 2024

Gibson Dunn Advises Asia Partners on Final Close of Second Fund, Asia Partners II LP

Gibson Dunn represented Asia Partners, a Singapore-based growth equity investment firm, on the final close of its second fund, Asia Partners II LP, at US$474 million in commitments.   

Firm News | January 11, 2024

Gibson Dunn Deal Named Among Top Five Secondaries Deals of 2023

Secondaries Investor named the closing of the J-STAR Continuation Series Funds as one of its Top Five Secondaries Deals of 2023.

Firm News | January 3, 2024

Who’s Who Legal Private Funds 2024 Recognizes Seven Gibson Dunn Partners

Seven Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2024 Private Funds guide, including: Hong Kong partner Albert Cho; Los Angeles partner Jennifer Bellah Maguire; New York partners Shukie Grossman, Roger Singer and Edward Sopher; Singapore partner John Fadely; and Washington, D.C. partner C. William Thomas Jr.

Firm News | December 14, 2023

Gibson Dunn Represents Neuberger Berman on First-Ever Successful Continuation Fund Transaction in Japan

Gibson Dunn represented funds advised by Neuberger Berman as lead investors of continuation series funds organized by J-STAR, a Japan-focused private equity sponsor.

Firm News | December 4, 2023

Tax Court Holds That Non-U.S. Fund Is Engaged in a U.S. Trade or Business

The Court’s decision raises important considerations for asset managers, non-U.S. funds, and other non-U.S. persons that invest in the United States.

Client Alert | November 22, 2023

California’s SB 54 Will Require Many VC and PE Funds to Report Founder Diversity Statistics to the California Civil Rights Department

California’s Senate Bill 54 will require many venture capital and private equity funds to report founder diversity statistics to the California Civil Rights Department.

Client Alert | November 7, 2023

Analysis of SEC’s 2024 Exam Priorities for Private Fund Advisers

Our lawyers analyze the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 2024 exam priorities for private fund advisers.

Client Alert | November 2, 2023

SEC News Roundup: Private Funds Rule Compliance Date Set, Nine Investment Advisers Charged in Breach of Marketing Rule, in Rare Action, Investment Adviser Found to be Acting as an Illegal Broker-Dealer

Our SEC News Roundup summarizes three recent enforcement and administrative items that private fund advisers should be aware of.

Client Alert | October 2, 2023

A Guide to Understanding the New Private Funds Rules

Our lawyers provide a guide to understanding the SEC’s new private funds rules.

Client Alert | August 25, 2023

The Impact of FinCEN’s Beneficial Ownership Regulation on Investment Funds

Our lawyers discuss the impact of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) beneficial ownership regulation on investment funds.

Client Alert | August 10, 2023

Eve Mrozek Named a 2023 Legal Rising Star by Private Funds CFO

Private Funds CFO named New York partner Eve Mrozek among its 2023 Legal Rising Stars, which features “20 of the best up-and-coming lawyers currently working in private funds” who “stood out for their leadership, innovation and legal expertise, as well as the caliber of their mandates and their general market reputation.”

Firm News | August 1, 2023

Gibson Dunn Advises EQT Exeter on the Formation of EQT Exeter Industrial Value Fund VI

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP advised EQT Exeter on the formation of EQT Exeter Industrial Value Fund VI, which closed on $4.9 billion of capital commitments. 

Firm News | July 7, 2023

Sixteen Gibson Dunn Attorneys named in the 2023 Lawdragon 500 X – The Next Generation Guide

Sixteen Gibson Dunn attorneys were recognized in the 2023 Lawdragon 500 X – The Next Generation edition.

Firm News | July 7, 2023

Recent SEC Enforcement Action Evidences Increased Scrutiny of Permanent Impairment Practices and Private Funds Generally

Our lawyers analyze the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s increased scrutiny of permanent impairment practices and private funds generally.

Client Alert | June 30, 2023

Gibson Dunn Adds Investment Funds Regulatory Partner Kevin Bettsteller

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Kevin Bettsteller will join the firm’s Los Angeles office. 

Press Releases | June 28, 2023

SEC Adopts Significant Amendments to Form PF Reporting and Filing Requirements

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss recent amendments adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to Form PF, the confidential reporting form created in 2011 as part of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Client Alert | May 9, 2023

Gibson Dunn Ranked in 2023 Chambers Greater China Region Guide

Gibson Dunn earned 10 firm rankings and 19 individual rankings in the 2023 edition of the Chambers Greater China Region guide.

Firm News | January 13, 2023

Who’s Who Legal Recognizes 39 Gibson Dunn Partners in its Inaugural Thought Leaders USA Guide

The inaugural edition of Who’s Who Legal’s Thought Leaders: USA featured 39 partners from Gibson Dunn.

Firm News | January 9, 2023

Howard Hogan and Jennifer Bellah Maguire’s Book Named One of Best Fashion Books of All Time

Fashionista named Fashion Law and Business: Brands and Retailers (Second Edition) by Washington, D.C. partner Howard S. Hogan and Los Angeles partner Jennifer Bellah Maguire as one of 21 best fashion books of all time.

Firm News | January 9, 2023

Gibson Dunn Promotes 37 Lawyers to Partnership

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has elected 37 lawyers to its partnership, effective January 1, 2023.

Press Releases | November 15, 2022

Gibson Dunn Adds James Hays as an Investment Funds Partner in Houston

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that James M. Hays will join the firm’s Houston office as a partner, where he will continue to counsel private fund sponsors on the organization and administration of private investment funds across a diverse range of asset classes and strategies.

Press Releases | November 7, 2022

Thirty-Nine Gibson Dunn Partners Recognized in Banking, Finance and Transactional Expert Guide 2022

Expert Guides has named 39 Gibson Dunn partners to the 2022 edition of its Banking, Finance and Transactional Guide, which recognizes the top legal practitioners in the industry. 

Firm News | October 6, 2022

Who’s Who Legal Private Funds 2023 Recognizes Seven Gibson Dunn Partners

Seven Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2023 Private Funds guide.

Firm News | October 3, 2022

Who’s Who Legal 2022 Recognizes Gibson Dunn Partners in Thought Leaders – Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR

Three Hong Kong-based Gibson Dunn partners were featured by Who’s Who Legal in its Thought Leaders – Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR 2022 guide.

Firm News | August 24, 2022

Kira Idoko, Formerly with Brookfield Asset Management, Joins Gibson Dunn as an Investment Funds Partner in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP announced today that Kira Idoko has joined the firm’s Investment Funds Practice Group in the New York office as a partner.

Press Releases | July 18, 2022

Proposed SEC Regulations Target Private Fund Advisers

Our lawyers provide an update on proposed changes by the SEC to its rules for investment advisers to private funds. The proposal, if adopted, will be a seismic shift in the regulatory landscape for private fund advisers.

Client Alert | February 15, 2022

Who’s Who Legal 2021 Guides Recognize Ten Gibson Dunn Partners

Ten Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in the Who's Who Legal 2021 Corporate Tax and Who's Who Legal 2021 Private Funds guides.

Firm News | November 5, 2021

A.J. Frey, Former General Counsel of Greenspring Associates, Rejoins Gibson Dunn in D.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that A.J. Frey has rejoined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner. 

Press Releases | November 1, 2021

Who’s Who Legal 2021 Recognizes Gibson Dunn Partners in Thought Leaders – Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR

Three Hong Kong-based Gibson Dunn partners were featured by Who’s Who Legal in its Thought Leaders – Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR 2021 guide: Kelly Austin was recognized in Investigations; John Fadely was recognized in Private Funds; and Brian Gilchrist was recognized in Commercial Litigation.

Firm News | October 19, 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

SEC Announces First Enforcement Action Against Alternative Data Provider for Securities Fraud, Highlighting Regulatory Risks in Growing Industry

On September 14, 2021, the SEC announced a settled enforcement action against App Annie, Inc., an alternative data provider, and the Company’s co-founder and former CEO and Chairman, for misrepresentations both to data sources in connection with the collection of data, and to investment firm subscribers regarding the data underlying its product.

Client Alert | September 20, 2021

Outlook for private equity – challenges and opportunities

Los Angeles partner Jennifer Bellah Maguire is featured in "Outlook for private equity - challenges and opportunities" [PDF] published by Financier Worldwide in its September 2021 issue.

Article | September 1, 2021

The Fashion Industry’s Challenges and Innovations in Sustainability

Los Angeles partner Jennifer Bellah Maguire and Palo Alto associate Samantha Abrams-Widdicombe are the co-authors of "The Fashion Industry's Challenges and Innovations in Sustainability," [PDF] published in the PLI Chronicle: Insights and Perspectives for the Legal Community, https://plus.pli.edu, in May 2021.

Article | June 9, 2021

Gibson Dunn Recognized in Asset Management and Government & Public Affairs by China Business Law Journal

Gibson Dunn was recognized as a leading international firm by China Business Law Journal in the Asset Management and Government & Public Affairs categories at its annual 2021 awards.

Firm News | May 19, 2021

Urgent Clarification Sought by European Supervisory Authorities on the Application of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation

On 7 January 2021, the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) wrote to the European Commission, requesting “urgent” clarification on several important areas of uncertainty in the application of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector prior to the application of the majority of its requirements on 10 March 2021.

Client Alert | January 21, 2021

Gibson Dunn Ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

Gibson Dunn has been recognized in 17 categories in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. The Singapore office was ranked in the following Foreign Firms categories: Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Energy, and Restructuring.

Firm News | January 15, 2021

Who’s Who Legal 2020 Guides Recognize 12 Gibson Dunn Partners

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

33 Gibson Dunn Partners Recognized in Banking, Finance and Transactional Expert Guide

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

Law360 Names Eight Gibson Dunn Partners as 2020 MVPs

Law360 named eight Gibson Dunn partners among its 2020 MVPs. Law360 MVPs feature lawyers who have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.” The list was published on October 4, 2020.

Firm News | October 5, 2020

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

Expert Guides has named 13 Gibson Dunn partners to its 2020 Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law, which recognizes top female legal practitioners advising on business law.

Firm News | September 22, 2020

Gibson Dunn Adds Investment Funds Partner Roger Singer in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Roger Singer has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Singer, formerly a partner at Clifford Chance, will continue his investment funds practice.

Press Releases | September 8, 2020

Dodd-Frank 2.0: Agencies Finalize Substantial Revisions to the Covered Funds Provisions of the Volcker Rule

On June 25, 2020, the five regulatory agencies responsible for implementing the Dodd-Frank Act’s Volcker Rule finalized their rulemaking, substantially revising the “covered funds” provisions of the regulation.

Client Alert | July 7, 2020

Investor Communications by Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Managers in Light of COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the globe, the ultimate effect on businesses and financial markets remains uncertain.  This alert offers practical guidance for the managers of private equity and real estate funds weighing such considerations.

Client Alert | May 7, 2020

Tax implications of benchmark reform: UK tax authority weighs in

It is expected that, from the end of 2021, London Interbank Offered Rates (“LIBORs”), which are used as reference rates in the loan, bond and derivatives markets, will cease to be published.

Client Alert | May 4, 2020

Operating Partners and/or Captive Consultants: Recent SEC Action and Six Takeaways

On April 22, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a settled order finding that a middle-market private equity fund adviser failed to adequately disclose that costs relating to an internal “Operations Group” would be charged to the portfolio companies of the adviser’s fund.

Client Alert | April 30, 2020

Pursuing Crisis-Related Investment Opportunities – Considerations for Private Equity Fund Managers

The coronavirus pandemic (“COVID-19”) has had far-reaching implications on virtually every aspect of the global economy, and the private equity industry has faced its share of challenges. 

Client Alert | April 30, 2020