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Two Who’s Who Legal 2021 Guides Recognize Seven Gibson Dunn Partners

Seven Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in Who’s Who Legal 2021 Thought Leaders – Global Investigations Review and Who’s Who Legal 2021 Business Crime Defense guides.

Firm News | October 13, 2021

Benchmark Litigation US 2022 Gives Top Marks to Gibson Dunn

Benchmark Litigation US recognized Gibson Dunn in eight national litigation practice areas in its 2022 edition and named 79 partners as Litigation Stars and Future Stars across the U.S.

Firm News | October 13, 2021

Gibson Dunn Ranked in the 2022 UK Legal 500

Gibson Dunn earned 16 practice area rankings in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 UK. Six partners were named to Legal 500’s Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals who receive consistent feedback from the market for continued excellence, and seven partners were named Leading Lawyers in their respective practices.

Firm News | October 7, 2021

Who’s Who Legal 2021 Recognizes Gibson Dunn Partners in Thought Leaders – Global Elite

Six Gibson Dunn partners were featured by Who’s Who Legal in its Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2021 guide. The publication features individuals who obtained the highest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources.

Firm News | September 28, 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

Gibson Dunn Adds Former DOJ Fraud Section Assistant Chief Brendan Stewart as Of Counsel in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Brendan Stewart has joined the firm as an of counsel in its New York office. He will serve as a member of the White Collar Defense and Investigations, FDA and Health Care, False Claims Act/Qui Tam Defense, and Litigation Practice Groups.

Press Releases | September 23, 2021

2021 Mid-Year Update on Corporate Non-Prosecution Agreements and Deferred Prosecution Agreements

Gibson Dunn lawyers report key statistics regarding NPAs and DPAs from 2000 through 2021, review key developments in the first half of 2021 surrounding such agreements in the U.S. and abroad, and look ahead to the remainder of the year.

Client Alert | July 22, 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

F. Joseph Warin Named Among GIR’s Top FCPA Practitioners

Global Investigations Review named Washington, D.C. partner F. Joseph Warin to its list of Top FCPA Practitioners, which “highlights 30 outstanding lawyers and forensic advisers in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act space.” The report was published on June 15, 2021.

Firm News | June 16, 2021

Supreme Court Narrows Scope Of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Holding It Does Not Prohibit Accessing Otherwise Available Information For An Improper Purpose

On June 3, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court held 6-3 that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act does not cover obtaining information for an improper purpose if the user is otherwise authorized to access that information.

Client Alert | June 3, 2021

International Comparative Legal Guide to: Anti-Money Laundering 2021

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce with Global Legal Group the release of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Anti-Money Laundering 2021.

Client Alert | May 28, 2021

Anti-Money Laundering 2021: USA

New York partner Joel Cohen and Washington, D.C. of counsel Linda Noonan are the authors of "USA," [PDF] Chapter 32 of the of Anti-Money Laundering 2021 published by International Comparative Legal Guides on May 25, 2021.

Article | May 26, 2021

The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020’s Corporate Transparency Act

Washington, D.C. partners Stephanie Brooker and M. Kendall Day are the authors of "The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020's Corporate Transparency Act," [PDF] Chapter 1 of Anti-Money Laundering 2021 published by International Comparative Legal Guides on May 25, 2021.

Article | May 26, 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

Zainab Ahmad Named Among GIR’s Top Women in Investigations 2021

Global Investigations Review named New York partner Zainab Ahmad to its list of Women in Investigations 2021, which “highlights 100 exceptional women in the white-collar world, from future leaders to some of the established stars.” The report was published on May 17, 2021.

Firm News | May 17, 2021

Gibson Dunn Ranked in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021

The 2021 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific has ranked Gibson Dunn in four categories and recognized three partners as Litigation Stars. The firm was ranked in the following international firm categories: Hong Kong White Collar Crime, Hong Kong Commercial and Transactions, China Commercial and Transactions, and China White Collar Crime.

Firm News | May 11, 2021

Why Corporations Should Rethink How They Evaluate Deferred Prosecution Agreements

New York partner Joel Cohen, London partner Sacha Harber-Kelly and London associate Steve Melrose are the authors of "Why Corporations Should Rethink How They Evaluate Deferred Prosecution Agreements," [PDF] published by the New York Law Journal on May 6, 2021.

Article | May 6, 2021

Appeals 2021: United Kingdom

London partners Doug Watson and Patrick Doris and associate Daniel Barnett are the authors of the "United Kingdom" [PDF] chapter in Appeals 2021 published by Lexology in May 2021.

Publications | May 6, 2021

11 Gibson Dunn Partners Recognized in Euromoney’s White Collar Crime Expert Guide

Euromoney's Expert Guides has named 11 Gibson Dunn partners to the 2021 edition of its White Collar Crime Guide, which recognizes the top legal practitioners in the industry.

Firm News | April 30, 2021

COVID relief will spur False Claims Act enforcement

Los Angeles partners James Zelenay Jr. and Nick Hanna and associate Sean Twomey are the authors of "COVID relief will spur False Claims Act enforcement," [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on March 31, 2021.

Publications | April 7, 2021

Robert Hur, Former U.S. Attorney for District of Maryland, Joins Gibson Dunn’s D.C. Office

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Robert Hur has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Hur most recently served as the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland.

Press Releases | April 6, 2021

Former Acting Assistant Attorney General David Burns Returns to Gibson Dunn

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that David Burns has rejoined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner. Burns is returning to the firm after serving in senior positions in both the Criminal Division and National Security Division at the U.S.

Press Releases | April 5, 2021

WirtschaftsWoche Ranks Gibson Dunn as a 2021 Top Law Firm in Compliance

German publication WirtschaftsWoche has recognized Gibson Dunn as a 2021 Top Law Firm in Compliance. The publication has also recognized Frankfurt partner Finn Zeidler as a Top Lawyer 2021 in Compliance.

Firm News | March 22, 2021

The Case For Diversity In Internal Investigation Teams

New York of counsel Karin Portlock and associate Jabari Julien are the authors of "The Case For Diversity In Internal Investigation Teams," [PDF] published by Law360 on March 10, 2021.

Publications | March 11, 2021

A setback for the broadening of insider trading liability

Los Angeles partner Michael Farhang is the author of "A setback for the broadening of insider trading liability," [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on February 18, 2021.

Publications | February 19, 2021

UK Supreme Court Confirms the Limits of the SFO’s Section 2(3) Power

On February 5, 2021, in a unanimous decision, the UK Supreme Court ruled that the SFO’s so-called “Section 2” power, found in section 2(3) of the Criminal Justice Act 1987 (“CJA”), cannot be used to compel a foreign company that has no UK registered office or fixed place of business and which has never carried on business in the UK, to produce documents it holds outside the UK. In so ruling, the Supreme Court overruled a 2018 Divisional Court decision that held that the SFO could use its power in this way, provided that there was a “sufficient connection” between the foreign company and the UK.

Client Alert | February 8, 2021

Webcast: White Collar Enforcement Outlook 2021 – Sanctions/Export Controls, AML and Healthcare Fraud

In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss recent cases, current Department of Justice policies, and the expected landscape of U.S. white collar enforcement in the upcoming year in the areas of sanctions/export controls, anti-money laundering and healthcare fraud.

Webcasts | February 4, 2021

2020 Year-End False Claims Act Update

Looking back on the incredible year that was 2020, some observers of the False Claims Act enforcement space may note that the year’s FCA recoveries were the lowest they have been in twelve years, but the most important takeaway for those who deal in government funds is this: the government opened the most new FCA investigations ever in 2020.

Client Alert | January 27, 2021

Five Gibson Dunn Attorneys Named Among Washingtonian Magazine’s 2020 Top Lawyers

Washingtonian magazine named five Washington, D.C. partners to its 2020 Top Lawyers, which features “Washington’s top legal talent,” in their respective practice areas:

Firm News | January 21, 2021

What the CFTC’s Settlement with Vitol Inc. Portends about Enforcement Trends

On December 3, 2020, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Division of Enforcement announced a settlement with Vitol Inc., an energy and commodities trading firm in Houston, Texas.

Client Alert | January 20, 2021

2020 Year-End Update on Corporate Non-Prosecution Agreements and Deferred Prosecution Agreements

Gibson Dunn lawyers report key statistics regarding NPAs and DPAs from 2000 through 2020, review key developments in 2020 surrounding such agreements in the U.S. and abroad, and look ahead to 2021.

Client Alert | January 19, 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

Supreme Court Vacates Second Circuit Ruling Expanding Insider Trading Liability

On January 11, 2021, the Supreme Court in a summary disposition vacated the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit’s major insider trading decision in United States v. Blaszczak.

Client Alert | January 13, 2021

2020 Year-End FCPA Update

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide an overview of the FCPA as well as domestic and international anti-corruption enforcement, litigation, and policy developments from 2020.

Client Alert | January 12, 2021

U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna Returns to Gibson Dunn

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Nick Hanna will join the firm’s Los Angeles office. Hanna, a former Gibson Dunn partner, most recently served as United States Attorney for the Central District of California.

Press Releases | January 11, 2021

Financial Policy in the Incoming Biden Administration: What Can We Expect?

Washington, D.C. counsel Roscoe Jones Jr., New York partner Joel Cohen, Washington, D.C. partner Michael Bopp, New York partner Arthur Long, Washington, D.C. partner Jeffrey Steiner, Washington, D.C. associate Samantha Ostrom, Orange County associate Maggie Zhang and San Francisco associate Alexandra Farmer are the authors of "Financial Policy in the Incoming Biden Administration: What Can We Expect?" published by Wall Street Lawyer in its December 2020 issue. 

Article | January 8, 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

Chuck Stevens Named Among California’s 2020 Top White Collar Lawyers

The Daily Journal named San Francisco partner Chuck Stevens a 2020 Top White Collar Lawyer. The profile published on December 9, 2020. Chuck Stevens is Co-Chair of the White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group.

Firm News | December 23, 2020

Congress Buries Expansion of SEC Disgorgement Authority in Annual Defense Budget

On December 11, 2020, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), H.R. 6395. Buried on page 1,238 of this military spending bill is an amendment to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that gives the Securities and Exchange Commission, for the first time in its history, explicit statutory authority to seek disgorgement in federal district court.

Client Alert | December 18, 2020

Joel Cohen Named to City & State New York’s 2020 Edition of The Responsible 100

New York partner Joel Cohen was named to City & State New York’s 2020 edition of The Responsible 100, recognizing “individuals whose work is making life better in communities in New York City and across the state.” The list was published on December 16, 2020.

Firm News | December 16, 2020

Webcast: International Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Enforcement

In this webcast, Gibson Dunn provides a discussion regarding the latest developments and trends in anti-money laundering and sanctions laws, regulations, and enforcement.

Webcasts | December 10, 2020

Who’s Who Legal 2020 Guides Recognizes Six Gibson Dunn Partners

Six Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in Who’s Who Legal 2020 Sports & Entertainment and Thought Leaders: Global Investigative Review guides. Who’s Who Legal 2020 Sports & Entertainment recommended Century City partner Scott Edelman in Entertainment and Washington, D.C. partner Andrew Tulumello in Sports.

Firm News | December 7, 2020

Webcast: Corporate Compliance and Sentencing Guidelines

In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and how they apply in corporate enforcement actions.

Webcasts | November 16, 2020

Gibson Dunn Named 2020 Investigations Firm of the Year

Who’s Who Legal named Gibson Dunn as its Investigations Firm of the Year for the second year in a row at its Who’s Who Legal Awards. The Who’s Who Legal Awards celebrate the world’s leading lawyers, championing the firms and individuals that have performed exceptionally well across its global research.

Firm News | November 13, 2020

FCA update: Will the Supreme Court address materiality (again)?

Los Angeles partner James L. Zelenay, Jr. and associate Jeremy S. Smith are the authors of "FCA update: Will the Supreme Court address materiality (again)?" [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on November 11, 2020.

Publications | November 13, 2020

Webcast: Managing Internal Audit and Investigations

In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discusses the challenging interplay between internal audit and white collar investigations, including strategies to ensure that internal audit complements the compliance function and how best to deal with legal problems identified by internal audit activities. 

Webcasts | November 12, 2020

Webcast: Spoofing: What it is, where it’s going

This program provides a comprehensive overview of spoofing as well as recent trends, developments, and cutting-edge issues.

Webcasts | November 9, 2020

The UK Serious Fraud Office 2020 Deferred Prosecution Agreement Guidance: Something Old and Something New

On October 23, 2020, the UK Serious Fraud Office published a new chapter from its internal Operational Handbook, which it describes as “comprehensive guidance on how we approach Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs), and how we engage with companies where a DPA is a prospective outcome.”

Client Alert | October 29, 2020

Gibson Dunn Ranked No. 1 Among World’s Best Investigations Practices

Global Investigations Review ranked Gibson Dunn No. 1 in its GIR 30 [PDF], its “ranking of the world’s best investigations practices” for the third consecutive year.

Firm News | October 22, 2020

Webcast: Trends in Government Investigations into Foreign Influence in the Private Sector: A discussion of FARA and related provisions

This webcast covers the authorities of the United States Government to address foreign influence in business and public affairs in the United States.

Webcasts | October 16, 2020

Benchmark Litigation US 2021 Gives Top Marks to Gibson Dunn

Benchmark Litigation US recognized Gibson Dunn in eight national litigation practice areas in its 2021 edition and named 66 partners as Litigation Stars and Future Stars across the U.S.

Firm News | October 16, 2020

The Constitutional Risks In Pandemic-Era Criminal Jury Trials

New York of counsel Karin Portlock and associate Vinay Limbachia are the authors of "The Constitutional Risks In Pandemic-Era Criminal Jury Trials" published by Law360 on October 9, 2020.

Publications | October 13, 2020

New DOJ priority: targeting pandemic stimulus fraud

Los Angeles partner Michael Farhang is the author of "New DOJ priority: targeting pandemic stimulus fraud" [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on October 5, 2020.

Publications | October 7, 2020

Webcast: Negotiating Closure of Government Investigations: NPAs, DPAs, and Beyond

Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPA) and Non-Prosecution Agreements (NPA), which have become a fixture in the white collar enforcement landscape. A panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discusses current trends, potential pitfalls, and important considerations in bringing a government investigation to closure.

Webcasts | October 1, 2020

Lee Dunst, Mitch Karlan and Richard Parker Named Among National Law Journal’s 2020 Winning Litigators

The National Law Journal named New York partners Lee Dunst and Mitch Karlan and Washington, D.C. partner Richard Parker among its 2020 Winning Litigators, featuring “conquerors of the courtroom” who “have tackled some of the most widely watched cases of the year.” The list was published in The National Law Journal’s September 2020 issue.

Firm News | September 1, 2020

Gibson Dunn Adds Former SDNY Prosecutor Karin Portlock as Of Counsel in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Karin Portlock has joined the firm as an of counsel in its New York office. She will serve as a member of the White Collar Defense and Investigations, Crisis Management, and Litigation Practice Groups.

Press Releases | August 13, 2020

Lee Dunst Appointed to the Federal Bar Council American Inn of Court

New York partner Lee Dunst was appointed as a member of the Federal Bar Council American Inn of Court. The Inn of Court’s mission is to foster collegial interaction between the Bench and Bar through programs and informal discussions that promote the ideals of professionalism, mentoring, ethics and legal skills.

Firm News | August 12, 2020

INSIGHT: Lessons From a Rare in-Person Courtroom Experience in a Pandemic

New York partners Lee Dunst and Joel Cohen are the authors of "INSIGHT: Lessons From a Rare in-Person Courtroom Experience in a Pandemic," [PDF] published by Bloomberg Law on August 6, 2020.

Publications | August 7, 2020

2020 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

As the world reels from the COVID-19 pandemic and certain sectors of the economy struggle, False Claims Act (“FCA”) enforcement and litigation has largely plodded along during the first six months of 2020—and some areas reflect increasing activity.

Client Alert | July 17, 2020

2020 Mid-Year FCPA Update

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide an overview of the FCPA as well as domestic and international anti-corruption enforcement, litigation, and policy developments from the first half of 2020.

Client Alert | July 16, 2020

COVID-19 WebTalk: Compliance Investigations

In this German language WebTalk, Annette Kraus, Chief Counsel Compliance of Siemens AG, and Benno Schwarz, partner in the Munich office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, discuss the latest developments and emerging trends in compliance in the wake of COVID-19.

Webcasts | July 9, 2020

2020 Mid-Year Update on Corporate Non-Prosecution Agreements and Deferred Prosecution Agreements

Gibson Dunn lawyers outline the latest developments in corporate non-prosecution agreements (NPAs) and deferred prosecution agreements as of mid-year 2020.

Client Alert | July 15, 2020

U.S. DOJ and SEC Issue First Comprehensive Update to FCPA Resource Guide Since 2012

On July 3, 2020, the DOJ's Criminal Division and the SEC published the Second Edition of A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), a consolidated manual setting forth the authorities’ guidance regarding the FCPA that has served as an essential resource for practitioners in understanding the government enforcers’ views on the statute and approaches to enforcing it.

Client Alert | July 7, 2020

Webcast: Bankruptcy and Financial Distress: Fiduciary Duty and Fraud Considerations for Private Equity Firms

A panel identifies and addresses credit and valuation risks, fiduciary duty obligations and potential civil and criminal bankruptcy fraud issues that may embroil even cautious investors who participate in post-COVID19 market opportunities.

Webcasts | June 26, 2020

California Supreme Court Holds That District Attorneys May Seek Statewide Civil Penalties and Restitution Under Unfair Competition Law

On June 25, 2020, the California Supreme Court issued its second major Unfair Competition Law (UCL) opinion of the term, unanimously deciding that local prosecutors have the power to seek civil penalties for violations in California that occur outside their territorial jurisdiction.

Client Alert | June 26, 2020

Best Lawyers in Germany 2021 Recognizes 19 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers in Germany 2021 has recognized 19 Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas. Frankfurt attorneys recognized include: Alexander Klein – Banking and Finance Law; Jens-Olrik Murach – Competition/Antitrust Law, and Litigation; Dirk Oberbracht – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Private Equity Law; Wilhelm Reinhardt – Corporate Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Sebastian Schoon – Banking and Finance Law; and Finn Zeidler – Arbitration and Mediation, Criminal Defense, and Litigation.

Firm News | June 26, 2020

Webcast: Preparing For A Surge In Whistleblower Claims: From Developing A Compliance Plan To Best Practices When Investigating And Litigating Claims

In this webcast, a joint Gibson Dunn/Deloitte panel discusses the coming surge in whistleblower activity amid the COVID-19 pandemic and how to properly address it.

Webcasts | June 4, 2020

DOJ Updates Guidance Regarding Its “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs”

On June 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division issued, without fanfare, updated guidance on the “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs”, which sets out considerations for DOJ prosecutors to take into account when assessing corporate compliance programs, making charging decisions, and negotiating resolutions.

Client Alert | June 3, 2020

Bankruptcy Fraud Prosecutions May Increase Post-Pandemic

New York partner Joel Cohen, Los Angeles partner Robert Klyman and Palo Alto associate Emma Strong are the authors of "Bankruptcy Fraud Prosecutions May Increase Post-Pandemic," [PDF] published by Law360 on May 19, 2020.

Publications | May 20, 2020

USA: Anti-Money Laundering 2020

New York partner Joel Cohen and Washington, D.C. of counsel Linda Noonan are the authors of “USA,” [PDF] Chapter 30 of Anti-Money Laundering 2020, 3rd Edition, published by International Comparative Legal Guides in May 2020.

Publications | May 19, 2020

The International Reach of the U.S. Money Laundering Statutes

Washington, D.C. partners M. Kendall Day and Stephanie Brooker are the authors of "The International Reach of the U.S. Money Laundering Statutes," [PDF] Chapter 1 of Anti-Money Laundering 2020, 3rd Edition, published by International Comparative Legal Guides in May 2020.

Publications | May 19, 2020

European Commission Launches Major AML Initiative

On May 7, 2020, the European Commission announced an action plan of measures designed to pursue what will likely constitute a fundamental reshaping of how rules relating to anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) are implemented, overseen and enforced in the EU.

Client Alert | May 11, 2020

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020 Names Three Partners Hong Kong Stars

The 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific has recognized three partners as stars in their respective practice areas: Kelly Austin was recognized as a star in Hong Kong White Collar Crime, and Brian Gilchrist and Elaine Chen were both recognized as stars in the Hong Kong Commercial and Transactions category.

Firm News | May 5, 2020

Pandemic May Prompt Legislative Action On Court Deadlines

New York partner Reed Brodsky and associate Michael Nadler are the authors of "Pandemic May Prompt Legislative Action On Court Deadlines," [PDF] published by Law360 on April 30, 2020.

Publications | May 1, 2020

Criminal Bankruptcy Fraud: Will the COVID-19 Crisis Make It the New Prosecutorial Darling?

The COVID-19 crisis and the resulting disruption to business have adversely affected many corporate entities’ financial stability and outlook. Even rock-solid, liquid companies have been jolted into a new reality, and may be evaluating options for restructuring their business.

Client Alert | April 30, 2020

Small Business Administration Publishes Additional Interim Final Rules and New Guidance Related to PPP Loan Eligibility and Accessibility

In the last week, as the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) prepared for additional Paycheck Protection Program (the “Program” or “PPP”) funding and began accepting—for the second time—applications from participating lenders, the SBA issued a series of new guidance materials related to Program eligibility, fund accessibility, and loan amount calculations.

Client Alert | April 29, 2020

Preparing For A Surge In Virus-Related Whistleblower Claims

New York partner Lee Dunst, Denver partner Jessica Brown and Los Angeles associate Daniel Weiss are the authors of "Preparing For A Surge In Virus-Related Whistleblower Claims," [PDF] published by Law360 on April 23, 2020.

Publications | April 28, 2020

WirtschaftsWoche Ranks Gibson Dunn as a 2020 Top Law Firm in White Collar

In its list of the most renowned law firms and lawyers in White Collar, German publication WirtschaftsWoche has recognized Gibson Dunn as a Top Law Firm 2020.

Firm News | April 24, 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

Fraud in the COVID-19 Age: Examining and Anticipating Changing Enforcement Activity

The COVID-19 pandemic is already reshaping federal and state regulatory enforcement actions in the United States and around the world.  Although it is too early to know the path or impact of future enforcement, experience gleaned from previous post-disaster enforcement activity and an analysis of enforcement activity to date brings into focus a few areas likely to prominently figure in regulator’s activity.  These changes will not be consistent.  As in the past, the political environment, enforcement resources, and ways in which fraud emerges from the crisis will differ across domestic and international borders.

Client Alert | April 8, 2020

Gibson Dunn Recognized in Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance by China Business Law Journal

Gibson Dunn was among the firms recognized by China Business Law Journal in the International Firm categories for Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance for its annual 2020 awards.

Firm News | April 8, 2020

11 Partners Recognized in Who’s Who Legal 2020 Investigations

Who’s Who Legal recognized 11 Gibson Dunn attorneys in the 2020 Investigations guide. Hong Kong Partner Kelly Austin and Washington, D.C. partners Richard Grime and Joseph Warin were named Global Elite Thought Leaders.

Firm News | March 25, 2020

COVID-19: The German Infectious Diseases Protection Act – What Makes You Stay at Home

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide background information and compliance considerations for the German Infectious Diseases Protection Act (Infektionsschutzgesetz or "IfSG"). The IfSG provides the state with strong executive powers to prevent diseases, pathogens etc. from spreading. Germany has already used such powers and might further use them in the near future due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Client Alert | March 20, 2020

Aus der Praxis: Privilegierte Klageänderung in der Berufungsinstanz

Frankfurt partner Finn Zeidler is the author of "Aus der Praxis: Privilegierte Klageänderung in der Berufungsinstanz" [PDF] published by zpoblog.de on March 10, 2020.

Publications | March 11, 2020

Is the Guralp Systems Limited No-Penalty DPA a Tectonic Shift or Factual Peculiarity?

London partner Sacha Harber-Kelly and associate Steve Melrose are the authors of "Is the Guralp Systems Limited No-Penalty DPA a Tectonic Shift or Factual Peculiarity?," [PDF] published by the Anti-Corruption Report on February 19, 2020.

Publications | March 2, 2020

Webcast: German Corporate Sanctions Act: Government plans mandatory prosecution of companies for corporate crimes

In this webcast, Gibson Dunn lawyers in Germany discuss changes to the country's system for corporate criminal liability as part of the proposed Corporate Sanctions Act.

Webcasts | February 11, 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

2019 Year-End False Claims Act Update

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss False Claims Act enforcement and settlement activity, legislative and policy updates, and significant case law developments during the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2019.

Client Alert | January 31, 2020

2019 Year-End German Law Update

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

Developments in the Defense of Financial Institutions – The International Reach of the U.S. Money Laundering Statutes

As part of a series of regular analyses of the unique impact of white collar issues on financial institutions, Gibson Dunn lawyers examine how DOJ has stretched U.S. money laundering statutes—perhaps to a breaking point—to reach conduct that occurred outside of the United States.

Client Alert | January 9, 2020

2019 Year-End Update on Corporate Non-Prosecution Agreements and Deferred Prosecution Agreements

In 2019, the drumbeat favoring corporate non-prosecution agreements (NPAs) and deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) kept time, and we are continuing to see these agreements used frequently by prosecutors to resolve complex corporate enforcement actions.

Client Alert | January 8, 2020

United States v. Blaszczak: Second Circuit Ruling Heightens Risks of Insider Trading Investigations and Prosecutions

On December 30, 2019, the Second Circuit issued an opinion in United States v. Blaszczak that raises the investigative and prosecutorial risk in certain types of insider trading cases in two significant respects.

Client Alert | January 8, 2020

2019 Year-End FCPA Update

Gibson Dunn provides an overview of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other domestic and international anti-corruption enforcement, litigation, and policy developments from the year 2019, as well as associated trends.

Client Alert | January 6, 2020

Guralp Systems Limited – UK Serious Fraud Office’s Sixth Deferred Prosecution Agreement Results in No Penalty for Company. Tectonic Shift in DPAs or Factual Peculiarity?

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss a case in which three senior employees of Guralp Systems Limited, a UK based seismology company, were accused of conspiring to corruptly make payments of approximately £1 million over a period of twelve years to a public official and employee of the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, in return for £2 million worth of contracts.

Client Alert | December 23, 2019

Five Gibson Dunn Partners Recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2019 Business Crime Defence Guide

Who’s Who Legal named five Gibson Dunn partners to its 2019 Business Crime Defence Global guide. Washington DC partners Richard Grime and F. Joseph Warin were both named Global Elite Thought Leaders.

Firm News | November 6, 2019

U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Issue Memorandum on Application of the False Claims Act

In a move designed to encourage greater participation by banks and other lending institutions in Federal Housing Administration (FHA) programs, on October 28, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) setting forth guidance on the appropriate use of the False Claims Act (FCA) to enforce violations of FHA regulatory requirements.

Client Alert | November 4, 2019

Gibson Dunn Ranked No. 1 by Global Investigations Review

Global Investigations Review ranked Gibson Dunn No. 1 in the GIR 30, its annual guide to the world’s top 30 cross-border investigations practices. GIR noted, “Gibson Dunn & Crutcher is the premier firm in the investigations space.

Firm News | October 25, 2019

LMG Life Sciences Names 12 Partners as Stars

In the 2019 edition of LMG Life Sciences, Gibson Dunn was recognized in six practice areas: Competition & Antitrust, General Corporate, General Patent Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Liability & Recall and White-Collar/Government Investigation.

Firm News | October 7, 2019

FCPA Enforcement Against U.S. and Non-U.S. Companies

Washington, D.C. partner Michael S. Diamant, of counsel Christopher W.H. Sullivan, and associate Jason H. Smith are the authors of "FCPA Enforcement Against U.S.

Publications | September 24, 2019

The UK Serious Fraud Office’s latest guidance on corporate co-operation – Great expectations fulfilled or left asking for more?

On August 6, 2019 the Serious Fraud Office in London published a new section of its Operational Guidance entitled Corporate Co-operation Guidance. There were great expectations amongst practitioners and companies alike. Have these expectations been met or do they leave readers asking for more?

Client Alert | September 10, 2019