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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

FTC Announces Broader Vision of Its Section 5 Authority to Address Unfair Methods of Competition

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss how the Federal Trade Commission intends to broaden its enforcement of Section 5 of the FTC Act to focus "on stopping unfair methods of competition in their incipiency based on their tendency to harm competitive conditions."

Client Alert | November 14, 2022

Law.com International Names Alice Brogi Among its 2022 Private Equity Rising Stars

Law.com International named London partner Alice Brogi to its 2022 Private Equity Rising Stars list, which highlights “the 25 best young private equity lawyers across the U.K. and Europe.”

Firm News | October 25, 2022

Euromoney’s Rising Star Awards 2022 Recognizes 16 Gibson Dunn Partners

Euromoney named 16 Gibson Dunn lawyers among its 2022 Rising Stars in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific regions.

Firm News | October 12, 2022

Gibson Dunn Named Among Top Law Firms in Germany 2022/2023

German publication Kanzleimonitor 2022/2023 listed Gibson Dunn among the top 50 law firms in Germany and among the top law firms by range of service, recommended by in-house lawyers, and ranked Munich partner Ferdinand Fromholzer among the top 100 lawyers in Germany.

Firm News | October 7, 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

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

Gibson Dunn Ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2023

Gibson Dunn earned 18 practice area rankings in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 UK.

Firm News | September 29, 2022

Annual Activism Update – 2021

This Client Alert provides an update on shareholder activism activity involving NYSE- and Nasdaq-listed companies with equity market capitalizations in excess of $1 billion and below $100 billion (as of the last date of trading in 2021) during 2021.

Client Alert | August 9, 2022

Ari Lanin and Debra Wong Yang Named Among Los Angeles’ 2022 Most Influential People

Century City partner Ari Lanin and Los Angeles partner Debra Wong Yang were recognized in Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2022 LA500 list, which features “the most influential, most powerful and most impactful business professionals in the Los Angeles region.”

Firm News | July 13, 2022

Best Lawyers in Germany 2023 Recognizes 26 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Germany 2023 have recognized 26 Gibson Dunn attorneys, and 18 Gibson Dunn attorneys have been recognized as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas.

Firm News | June 24, 2022

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2023 Recognizes 18 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in the United Kingdom 2023 have recognized 18 Gibson Dunn attorneys, and 15 Gibson Dunn attorneys have been recognized as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas.

Firm News | June 9, 2022

Ari Lanin Named Among Los Angeles’ 2022 Leaders of Influence in Private Equity

The Los Angeles Business Journal named Century City partner Ari Lanin among its 2022 Leaders of Influence: Private Equity Investors & Advisors, a list of “the most notable private equity related professionals in the region.”

Firm News | June 6, 2022

Gibson Dunn Adds Private Equity Partner Jesse Myers in Houston

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Jesse Myers has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner.

Press Releases | May 9, 2022

Three Who’s Who Legal 2022 Guides Recognize 13 Gibson Dunn Partners

Thirteen Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2022 M&A and Governance, Who’s Who Legal 2022 Project Finance, and Who’s Who Legal 2022 Product Liability Defence guides.

Firm News | May 4, 2022

DOJ Antitrust Division Head Promises Litigation to Break Up Director Interlocks

The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division promised in a recent speech to increase enforcement of Section 8 of the Clayton Act, which prohibits competing corporations from sharing common directors or officers.  The prevailing enforcement climate means that companies should have a compliance plan in place to discover potential director interlocks before they develop and monitor existing outside director positions to ensure they conform to existing Section 8 safe harbors.

Client Alert | May 2, 2022

Gibson Dunn Adds Two Private Equity Of Counsels in Houston

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Lynn Abell and Adam Whitehouse have joined the firm’s Houston office as of counsels.

Press Releases | April 12, 2022

Gibson Dunn Adds Two Lawyers in London

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP announces today the addition of two Of Counsel to its London team.

Press Releases | March 30, 2022

Delaware Court of Chancery Addresses the Contours of Sandbagging

Our lawyers discuss a recent ruling by the Delaware Court of Chancery which addresses “sandbagging,” where a buyer closes an acquisition on the basis of representations in the purchase agreement it knows to be false, then proceeds to sue the seller post-closing based on a breach of those same representations.

Client Alert | March 21, 2022

Gibson Dunn Deal Wins IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2022 Private Equity Deal of the Year

International Financial Law Review named China Biologic Products' take-private, a transaction on which Gibson Dunn advised, as its Private Equity Deal of the Year at the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2022.

Firm News | March 18, 2022

Webcast: M&A Hot Topics 2022

With the backdrop of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and high M&A volume, 2021 presented new issues for dealmakers. Hear from seasoned practitioners on how deals are getting done and the issues being confronted.

Webcasts | January 27, 2022

Private Equity in the UK (England and Wales): Overview

London partners Nicholas Tomlinson, Benjamin Fryer, Michelle Kirschner, Gregory Campbell, and Deirdre Taylor, associates Tamas Lorinczy, Joanne Hughes, Chris Hickey, Mairi McMartin, and Charlie Osborne, and of counsel James Visick are the authors of "Private Equity in the UK (England and Wales): Overview" published in the Private Equity Global Guide by Thomson Reuters in December 2021.

Article | January 14, 2022

Gibson Dunn Ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022

Gibson Dunn has been recognized in 20 categories in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Firm News | January 13, 2022

Gibson Dunn Ranked in 2022 Chambers Greater China Region Guide

Gibson Dunn earned 9 firm rankings and 18 individual rankings in the inaugural edition of the Chambers Greater China Region guide.

Firm News | January 12, 2022

Gibson Dunn Grows Corporate Practice in London with Addition of Four Partners

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the firm will expand its London corporate team with four new partners. 

Press Releases | December 15, 2021

Richard Birns and Theodore Olson Named Sports Law Power Players

Sports Business Journal recognized New York partner Richard Birns and Washington, D.C. partner Theodore Olson in its “Power Players: Outside Counsel” list.

Firm News | October 29, 2021

Legal Week Names Federico Fruhbeck Among its 2021 Private Equity Rising Stars

Legal Week named London partner Federico Fruhbeck to its 2021 Private Equity Rising Stars list, which highlights “the 25 best young private equity lawyers across the U.K.

Firm News | October 20, 2021

Gibson Dunn Adds a Private Equity M&A Team in London

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that a private equity team of three partners will join the London office. The team, all formerly with Vinson & Elkins LLP in London, will continue to focus on cross-border M&A, particularly infrastructure, ESG and real assets transactions for both private equity and corporate clients.

Press Releases | October 18, 2021

Private Equity Firms and PPP Fraud Liability Under the False Claims Act

Writing for the Daily Journal, Winston Chan and Trisha Parikh discuss how private equity firms might be responsible for PPP fraud liability under the False Claims Act.

Article | September 23, 2021

10 Gibson Dunn Partners Named Lawyers of the Year

Best Lawyers® named 10 Gibson Dunn partners as the 2022 Lawyer of the Year in their respective practice areas and cities: Theodore Boutrous, Jr.

Firm News | August 19, 2021

Gibson Dunn Adds Private Equity Partner Marwan Azzi in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Marwan Azzi has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Azzi, formerly a partner at White & Case LLP, will continue his private equity practice, with a focus on energy and infrastructure and Latin America transactions.

Press Releases | August 2, 2021

“Effect of Termination” Provisions in Purchase Agreements: Considerations in an Evolving M&A Market

This client alert is a summary of issues for buyers and sellers to consider when negotiating "effect of termination" provisions in purchase agreements in light of current and evolving M&A market dynamics.

Client Alert | July 26, 2021

Ari Lanin Named Among Los Angeles’ 2021 Leaders of Influence in Private Equity

The Los Angeles Business Journal named Century City partner Ari Lanin among its 2021 Leaders of Influence: Private Equity Investors & Advisors, a list of “leaders of influence who make a significant impact in the private equity space.” The list was published on June 28, 2021.

Firm News | June 30, 2021

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2022 Recognizes 10 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2022 has recognized 10 Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas: Cyrus Benson – International Arbitration; Gregory Campbell – Private Equity Law; James Cox – Employment Law; Patrick Doris – International Arbitration; Penny Madden – International Arbitration; Mitri Najjar – Corporate Law; Philip Rocher – Litigation; Alan Samson – Financial Services, Real Estate Finance, and Real Estate Law; Jeffrey Sullivan – International Arbitration; and Steve Thierbach – Capital Markets Law.

Firm News | June 3, 2021

Webcast: Private Equity: Government Enforcement Trends – Parts 1 and 2

Private equity firms and their portfolio companies are under ever-increasing scrutiny from federal and state regulators. In this two-part series, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss relevant government enforcement hot topics.

Webcasts | May 25, 2021

Gibson Dunn Earns 94 Top-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA 2021

In its 2021 edition, Chambers USA awarded Gibson Dunn 94 first-tier rankings, of which 33 were firm practice group rankings and 61 were individual lawyer rankings.

Firm News | May 20, 2021

Germany Further Strengthens Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Regime

The 17th amendment of the Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance (“AWV amendment”) came into effect in the first week of May 2021. It marks the third fundamental revision of the German FDI regime since April 2020.

Client Alert | May 13, 2021

Seventeen Partners Named Among the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Dealmakers in America

Seventeen Gibson Dunn partners were named among the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Dealmakers in America.

Firm News | May 13, 2021

Beau Stark and Robyn Zolman Named Denver’s Top Lawyers 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

Private Equity Partner Lilit Voskanyan Joins Gibson Dunn in San Francisco

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Lilit Voskanyan has joined the firm as a partner and member of the Private Equity Practice Group.

Press Releases | January 19, 2021

Leading German Legal Publication JUVE Recommends Frankfurt, Munich and Brussels Offices in its Annual Handbook 2020/2021

The leading German legal publication JUVE recommended Gibson Dunn’s Frankfurt, Munich and Brussels offices in the 2020/2021 edition of its annual directory.

Firm News | November 5, 2020

Finance Partner Laura Rupenian Joins Gibson Dunn in San Francisco

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Laura Rupenian has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a member of the Global Finance and Private Equity Practice Groups, where she will focus on leveraged financings for private equity firms.

Press Releases | November 2, 2020

Private equity in the UK (England and Wales): market and regulatory overview

A group of Gibson Dunn lawyers in London are the authors of "Private equity in the UK (England and Wales): market and regulatory overview" [PDF] published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law in its Private Equity Global Guide 2020 in October 2020.

Article | 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

Stock-for-Stock Mergers During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis – A Potential Strategic Solution

The widespread economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19 poses distinct challenges for buyers and sellers seeking to identify M&A opportunities, as companies evaluate the impact of the pandemic on their businesses to date, and seek to predict its future impact.

Client Alert | October 5, 2020

13 Gibson Dunn Partners Named Lawyers of the Year

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

Gibson Dunn Adds Private Equity Partner Stephen Olson in Houston

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen T. Olson has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner and head of its private equity practice in Texas.

Press Releases | August 3, 2020

Ari Lanin Named Among Los Angeles’ 2020 Leaders of Influence in Private Equity

The Los Angeles Business Journal named Century City partner Ari Lanin among its 2020 Leaders of Influence: Private Equity Investors & Advisors, a list of “truly outstanding professionals making up the Los Angeles private equity lending and advising landscape.” The list was published on June 29, 2020.

Firm News | July 9, 2020

PIPE Opportunities for Private Equity Firms

Numerous public companies are experiencing cash flow pressure and going concern issues as a result of COVID-19. Raising capital quickly and with certainty of execution is a priority. Many private equity clients are considering opportunities to invest substantial capital through PIPE (Private Investment in Public Equity) transactions. Gibson Dunn lawyers briefly outline these opportunities.

Publications | June 16, 2020

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2021 Recognizes 12 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2021 has recognized 12 Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas: Cyrus Benson – International Arbitration; Thomas Budd – Real Estate Finance; Gregory Campbell – Private Equity Law; James Cox – Employment Law; Patrick Doris – International Arbitration; Charlie Geffen – Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Private Equity Law; Penny Madden – International Arbitration; Mitri Najjar – Corporate Law; Philip Rocher – Litigation; Alan Samson – Financial Services, Real Estate Finance, and Real Estate Law; Jeffrey Sullivan – International Arbitration; and Steve Thierbach – Capital Markets Law.

Firm News | June 12, 2020

Ari Lanin and Debra Wong Yang Named Among Los Angeles’ 2020 Most Influential People

Century City partner Ari Lanin and Los Angeles partner Debra Wong Yang were recognized in Los Angeles Business Journal’s LA500 list of the most influential people in Los Angeles, which “serves as a reminder that L.A.

Firm News | May 26, 2020

Debt Buybacks: Opportunities and Considerations for Private Equity Investors in Asia Pacific

As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to devastate economies, trading prices for many bank loans have fallen significantly.  Private equity sponsors are looking at debt buybacks as a potential opportunity to de-lever their portfolio companies at a significant discount. 

Client Alert | May 5, 2020

The Future Fund – a Venture into the Unknown for the UK Government

On 20 April 2020, the UK Government announced the launch of an investment fund intended to deliver up to £500 million of investment and liquidity to high-growth companies impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic (the “Future Fund”). The Future Fund will provide UK-based companies with convertible loans ranging from £125,000 to £5 million, provided that the amount loaned by the UK Government is matched by third party investors.

Client Alert | May 4, 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

Coronavirus: Private equity investing in a distressed environment

Hong Kong partners Michael Nicklin, Paul Boltz and Scott Jalowayski are the authors of "Coronavirus: Private equity investing in a distressed environment," [PDF] published by International Financial Law Review on April 23, 2020.

Publications | May 1, 2020

Gibson Dunn Ranked in Legal 500 EMEA 2020

The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 has recommended Gibson Dunn in 19 categories in Belgium, France, Germany and UAE.

Firm News | April 30, 2020

How Investors Can Manage Asia Data Center Acquisitions

Hong Kong partners Scott Jalowayski and Brian Schwarzwalder and associates Mary Kathryn Papaioannou and Rui Xie are the authors of "How Investors Can Manage Asia Data Center Acquisitions," [PDF] published by Law360 on April 28, 2020.

Publications | April 28, 2020

Gibson Dunn Earns 84 Top-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA 2020

In its 2020 edition, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business awarded Gibson Dunn 84 first-tier rankings, of which 31 were firm practice group rankings and 53 were individual lawyer rankings.

Firm News | April 24, 2020

COVID-19: Update on UK Financial Support Measures

In this client alert we summarise: (i) the announcement of details on the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (the “CLBILS”); and (ii) the announcement of a new funding scheme for innovative companies that are facing financing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic (the “Innovation and Development Scheme”).

Client Alert | April 22, 2020

Considerations for PIPE Transactions

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

Strategies for Private Equity Investing in a Distressed Environment

Gibson Dunn lawyers outline key strategies for private equity funds seeking to acquire both distressed assets and assets of distressed sellers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Client Alert | April 8, 2020

UK Government Schemes to Support Businesses during COVID-19 Disruption

The UK Government has announced a series of measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of severe - but temporary - disruption caused by COVID-19.  The Government’s measures are a mixture of tax relief, financing and support towards the cost of employees. Further clarity on the Government’s plans and practical processes for taking advantage of the support is expected to be provided as the days progress.

Client Alert | April 6, 2020

Gibson Dunn Deal Receives Honorable Mention in Asian-Mena Counsel Magazine

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

Gibson Dunn Adds Private Equity Partner Stefan dePozsgay in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Stefan dePozsgay has joined the firm’s New York office. DePozsgay, formerly a partner at Paul Hastings LLP, will continue to focus on private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity transactions, including leverage buyouts, growth equity and venture capital work.

Press Releases | March 24, 2020

M&A Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis: A Checklist

Gibson Dunn provides a checklist to assist companies in navigating the M&A process in an environment overshadowed by COVID-19 concerns, focusing on areas of particular risk and uncertainty.

Client Alert | March 18, 2020

Gibson Dunn Earns 155 Rankings from Chambers Global 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

Coronavirus: Time for Private Equity to Have a Financing Check-up

Gibson Dunn discusses key areas of focus for private equity sponsors seeking to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on their portfolio companies.

Client Alert | March 4, 2020

Gibson Dunn Adds Private Equity Partners Abtin Jalali and Chris Harding in San Francisco

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Abtin Jalali and Chris Harding have joined the firm’s San Francisco office. Formerly partners with Kirkland & Ellis LLP, they will continue their private equity practices at Gibson Dunn.

Press Releases | March 2, 2020

Changes to Marketing Alternative Investment Funds in the EU

The EU has adopted a package of measures which will implement some important changes to the way in which alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) market their funds cross-border in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Client Alert | February 24, 2020

Gibson Dunn Ranked in the Legal 500 Deutschland 2020

The Legal 500 Deutschland 2020 ranked Gibson Dunn in seven practice areas and has inaugurated Frankfurt partner Dirk Oberbracht to its Hall of Fame for Private Equity.

Firm News | February 4, 2020

Gibson Dunn Ranked in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020

Gibson Dunn has been recognized in 15 categories in the 2020 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 21, 2020

Beau Stark and Robyn Zolman Named Denver’s Top Lawyers

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

The Deal Named Evan D’Amico a Rising Star

The Deal profiled Washington, D.C. lawyer Evan D’Amico as a Rising Star. The feature was published December 24, 2019. Evan D’Amico advises companies, private equity firms, boards of directors and special committees in connection with a wide variety of complex corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, asset sales, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs and joint ventures.

Firm News | December 24, 2019

Ari Lanin and Benyamin Ross Named to Variety’s 2019 Dealmakers Impact Report

Century City partner Ari Lanin and Los Angeles partner Benyamin Ross were named to Variety’s 2019 Dealmakers Impact Report, which “highlights the top mavens guiding an industry that continues to re-invent itself.” The issue was published on December 4, 2019.

Firm News | December 6, 2019

Gibson Dunn Ranked in 2020 Chambers Asia Pacific

Gibson Dunn earned 16 firm rankings and 21 individual rankings in the 2020 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific.

Firm News | December 6, 2019

Jerry Farano, Beau Stark and Robyn Zolman Named to Denver Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Energy

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

Best Lawyers Recognizes Fang Xue as a Best Lawyer in China

Best Lawyers named Beijing partner Fang Xue to the first edition of the publication’s The Best Lawyers in China list. Fang was recognized for her Private Equity and Venture Capital Law practice.

Firm News | November 20, 2019

Law360 Names Nine Gibson Dunn Partners as 2019 MVPs

Law360 named nine Gibson Dunn partners among its 2019 MVPs and noted that Gibson Dunn was one of two law firms with the most MVPs this year. 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 November 12, 2019.

Firm News | November 12, 2019

German Directory JUVE Recommends Frankfurt, Munich and Brussels Offices for 2019/2020 Edition

The German publication JUVE recommended Gibson Dunn’s Frankfurt, Munich and Brussels offices in the 2019/2020 edition of its annual directory. The firm was recommended in the Brussels, Frankfurt and Munich regions and recognized in the Antitrust, Compliance Audits and Investigations, Corporate, M&A and Private Equity categories.

Firm News | October 31, 2019

Gibson Dunn Ranked in the 2020 UK Legal 500

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

Proposed CFIUS Regulations: The U.S. Remains Open for Business … but Read the Fine Print

On September 17, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued proposed regulations to implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA), which expanded the scope of inbound foreign investment subject to review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Client Alert | September 20, 2019

Law360 Names Seven Gibson Dunn Lawyers as 2019 Rising Stars

Seven Gibson Dunn lawyers were named among Law360’s Rising Stars for 2019 [PDF], featuring “attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age.” The following lawyers were recognized: Washington D.C. partner Chantale Fiebig in Transportation, San Francisco partner Allison Kidd in Real Estate, Washington D.C. associate Andrew Kilberg in Telecommunications, New York associate Sean McFarlane in Sports, New York partner Laura O’Boyle in Securities, Los Angeles partner Katherine Smith in Employment and Century City partner Daniela Stolman in Private Equity.

Firm News | September 9, 2019

Gibson Dunn Lawyers Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® 2020

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

UK Take Privates

The UK takeover regime brings particular challenges to take private transactions which differ from the US in a number of significant respects.  Gibson Dunn lawyers review the early stage issues and how to overcome them.

Client Alert | July 8, 2019

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2020 Recognizes 11 Gibson Dunn Partners

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2020 has recognized 11 Gibson Dunn partners as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas: Cyrus Benson – International Arbitration; Thomas Budd – Real Estate Finance; James Cox – Employment Law; Patrick Doris – International Arbitration; Charlie Geffen – Private Equity Law; Penny Madden – International Arbitration; Mitri Najjar – Corporate Law; Philip Rocher – Litigation; Alan Samson – Finance Services, Real Estate Finance and Real Estate Law; Jeffrey Sullivan – International Arbitration; and Steve Thierbach – Capital Markets Law.

| June 28, 2019

Best Lawyers in Germany 2020 Recognizes 14 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers in Germany 2020 has recognized 14 Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas. In Frankfurt: Jens-Olrik Murach – Competition/Antitrust Law and Litigation; Dirk Oberbracht – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Private Equity Law; Wilhelm Reinhardt – Mergers and Acquisitions Law; and Finn Zeidler – Arbitration and Mediation and Litigation.

Firm News | June 28, 2019

Best Lawyers in France 2020 Recognizes 16 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers in France 2020 has recognized 16 Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas: Ahmed Baladi – Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, Privacy and Data Security Law and Telecommunications Law; Nicolas Baverez – Administrative Law, Public Law and Regulatory Practice; Maïwenn Béas – Public Law; Amanda Bevan-de Bernède – Banking and Finance Law and Investment; Eric Bouffard – International Arbitration; Bertrand Delaunay – Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Private Equity Law; Jérôme Delaurière – Tax Law; Jean-Pierre Farges – Arbitration and Mediation, Banking and Finance Law, Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation; Pierre-Emmanuel Fender - Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Benoît Fleury – Corporate Law

Firm News | July 1, 2019

Gibson Dunn Transactions Named Private Equity Deal of the Year and Consumer, Retail, Food & Beverage Deal of the Year by The Deal

The Deal named “Veritas Capital Fund Management LLC and Evergreen Coast Capital Corp. take athenahealth Inc. private” as its Private Equity Deal of the Year.

Firm News | June 20, 2019

What May Be Ahead For PE Infrastructure Investment In Asia

Hong Kong partner Scott Jalowayski and associate James Jackson are the authors of "What May Be Ahead For PE Infrastructure Investment In Asia" [PDF] published by Law360 on June 6, 2019.

Publications | June 6, 2019

UK Nationalisation – Investment Treaties can offer opportunities to reorganise now to protect valuations

The political instabilities caused by Brexit raise the possibility that a General Election may be held in the UK sooner than the scheduled 5 May 2022.  Given current political turbulence, the prospect of Labour winning any such snap election can no longer be dismissed.  If this happens, a future Labour government led by Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell is expected to consider nationalising a range of assets.

Client Alert | May 9, 2019

Investments in MENA-Based Assets: Please proceed to the Exit in an orderly fashion

Following the influx of capital into the MENA region in the last two decades, private equity firms and institutional investors who acquired businesses during that period are now seeking to divest these assets. This article sets out a number of methods to streamline exit processes and potentially increase returns.

Client Alert | April 29, 2019

Gibson Dunn Earns 79 Top-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA 2019

In its 2019 edition, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business awarded Gibson Dunn 79 first-tier rankings, of which 27 were firm practice group rankings and 52 were individual lawyer rankings.

Firm News | April 25, 2019

Gibson Dunn Ranked in Legal 500 EMEA 2019

The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 has recommended Gibson Dunn in 14 categories in Belgium, France, Germany and UAE. The firm was recognized in Competition – EU and Global in Belgium; Administrative and Public Law, Dispute Resolution – Commercial Litigation Industry Focus – IT, Telecoms and the Internet, Insolvency, Insurance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Tax in France; Antitrust, Compliance, Internal Investigations and Private Equity in Germany; and Corporate and M&A and Investment Funds in UAE.

Firm News | April 19, 2019

China Revamps Laws on Foreign Investments

On March 15, 2019, the National People’s Congress of China passed the Foreign Investment Law which, upon taking effect on January 1, 2020, will replace some of the basic laws and regulations relating to foreign investments in China. This new law represents a major overhaul of China’s foreign investment regulatory regime developed over the last four decades. 

Client Alert | March 19, 2019

Webcast: The Capital Markets and Private Equity: From Pre-IPO Planning through Public Company Life

In this webcast, Gibson Dunn lawyers explain and explore the life cycle of a private equity-sponsored public company, and how public companies access the capital markets through private equity.

Webcasts | February 6, 2019

M&A Report – A New Twist in the Oxbow Joint Venture Saga: Delaware Supreme Court Rules the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Cannot Save the Day

The Delaware Supreme Court recently overruled a Court of Chancery opinion that had relied on the covenant of good faith and fair dealing to allow the minority owners in a joint venture to force an exit transaction.

Client Alert | January 22, 2019

Gibson Dunn Ranked in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019

Gibson Dunn has been recognized in 12 categories in the 2019 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 18, 2019

Webcast: CFIUS Reform: Implications for Private Equity Investments

On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (“FIRRMA”), significantly expanding the scope of inbound foreign investments subject to review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”). In this webcast presentation, our panelists discuss the new CFIUS legislation and its impact on private equity investments.

Webcasts | December 19, 2018

Gibson Dunn Ranked in the Legal 500 Deutschland 2019

The Legal 500 Deutschland 2019 ranked Gibson Dunn in four practice areas and named Frankfurt partner Dirk Oberbracht as Leading Lawyer in Private Equity.

Firm News | December 20, 2018

Getting a Take Private Off the Ground in the UK

Through discussions with bankers and other market participants, we anticipate that the number of UK take privates will continue to gather pace in 2019.  The UK takeover regime brings particular challenges to take private transactions.

Publications | December 18, 2018