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Debra Wong Yang Named Among Los Angeles’ 2022 Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys

The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Los Angeles partner Debra Wong Yang in its Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys list, which honors “minority attorneys considered to be particularly impactful on the legal scene while serving as trusted advisors in the LA region.”

Firm News | January 24, 2022

Theodore Boutrous, Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang Named Among California’s Top 100 Lawyers

The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partners Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang to its annual list of the Top 100 Lawyers in California.

Firm News | September 15, 2021

Webcast: National Security Enforcement: Developments and Trends

In this Gibson Dunn webcast, a panel discusses developments and trends in enforcement across a wide range of national security topics, including intellectual property, foreign investment and cybersecurity.

Webcasts | September 14, 2021

Debra Wong Yang Named a Crisis Leadership Trailblazer

The National Law Journal named Los Angeles partner Debra Wong Yang a Crisis Leadership Trailblazer for her decades of work in crisis matters and for co-founding The Alliance for Asian American Justice this year.

Firm News | September 2, 2021

Daily Journal Names Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang Among 2021 Top Women Lawyers in California

The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partners Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang to its 2021 list of Top Women Lawyers. The profiles were published on May 19, 2021.

Firm News | May 19, 2021

Debra Wong Yang Named Among Los Angeles’ Most Influential Women Attorneys

The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Los Angeles partner Debra Wong Yang in its Women Of Influence: Attorneys list, which honors women for their “exceptional legal skill and achievement across the full spectrum of responsibility, exemplary leadership as evidenced by the highest professional and ethical standards, and contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.” The profile was published on April 29, 2021.

Firm News | April 29, 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

Webcast: Crisis Management and Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19

Partners Debra Wong Yang, Co-Chair of the Crisis Management Practice Group, and Diana Feinstein, provide an overview of Gibson Dunn’s Crisis Management Practice Group and the firm’s long history of guiding clients through crisis management.

Webcasts | January 21, 2021

Theodore Boutrous, Marcellus McRae and Debra Wong Yang Named Among California’s Top 100 Lawyers

The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partners Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., Marcellus McRae and Debra Wong Yang to its annual list of the Top 100 Lawyers in California. Their profiles were published on September 16, 2020.

Firm News | September 17, 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

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

Colorado and Georgia Plan to Relax COVID-19 Restrictions and Allow Some Businesses to Reopen

On April 20, 2020, the governors of Colorado and Georgia announced plans to begin easing the restrictions the states imposed in response to the outbreak of COVID-19.

Client Alert | April 22, 2020

California’s COVID-19 Executive Orders Create a Layered Patchwork of Rules That Are Sometimes Conflicting and Always Changing

Gibson Dunn lawyers review the various state and local government orders in California pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated uncertainty for businesses, as of April 20, 2020.

Client Alert | April 20, 2020

New York Governor v. New York City Mayor: Who Has the Last Word on New York City’s Business Shutdown?

Across the country, government officials at various levels of state, federal, and local government have disagreed about how to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gibson Dunn lawyers examine the implications for businesses operating in New York City of potential conflicting orders from local and state governments.

Client Alert | April 18, 2020

When Whistleblowers Call: Planning Today for Employee Complaints During and After the COVID-19 Crisis

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss key elements of successful business whistleblower action plans in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Client Alert | April 6, 2020

Small Business Administration and Department of Treasury Publish Paycheck Protection Program Loan Application Form and Instructions to Help Businesses Keep Workforce Employed

On March 31, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and U.S. Department of the Treasury published guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), including an application form and related instructions.

Client Alert | April 1, 2020

SBA “Paycheck Protection” Loan Program under the CARES Act

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss how the Small Business Administration provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), as passed by the Senate on March 25, 2020, will impact businesses.

Client Alert | March 27, 2020

Senate Advances the CARES Act, the Largest Stimulus Package in History, to Stabilize the Economic Sector During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Gibson Dunn provides a comprehensive look at the CARES Act passed by the Senate on March 25, 2020, the largest emergency stimulus package in United States history.

Client Alert | March 26, 2020

Crisis Management & COVID-19 Response: Plan Now to Mitigate Against the Ripple Effects of COVID-19 Crisis

Gibson Dunn lawyers identify some of the key steps that companies with strong crisis management plans have taken to address the COVID-19 pandemic, and considerations that all companies should keep in mind moving forward, to reduce business and legal exposure.

Client Alert | March 23, 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

Debra Wong Yang Named Among Top Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Journal named Los Angeles partner Debra Wong Yang among its Top Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles, featuring “the most influential minority attorneys in the city of Los Angeles.” The profile was published on January 27, 2020.

Firm News | January 29, 2020

Analysis of March 6, 2017 Executive Order on Immigration

Gibson Dunn previously issued several client alerts regarding President Trump's January 27, 2017, Executive Order restricting entry into the United States for individuals from certain nations and making other immigration-related policy changes.

Client Alert | March 7, 2017

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Issues Opinion Upholding Nationwide TRO of January 27 Immigration-Related Executive Order

On Monday, January 30, 2017, Gibson Dunn issued a client alert regarding President Trump's January 27 Executive Order restricting entry into the United States for individuals from certain nations, and making other immigration-related policy changes.

Client Alert | February 10, 2017

Recent Developments Regarding Executive Order on Immigration

On Monday, January 30, 2017, Gibson Dunn issued a client alert regarding President Trump's January 27 Executive Order restricting entry into the United States for individuals from certain nations and making other immigration-related policy changes.

Client Alert | February 1, 2017

President Trump Issues Executive Order on Immigration

On January 27, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States."

Client Alert | January 30, 2017

A Practical Guide to the Use of the Commissioned Public Report as an Effective Crisis-Management Tool

Washington, D.C. partner F. Joseph Warin and associates Oleh Vretsona and Lora MacDonald are the authors of "A Practical Guide to the Use of the Commissioned Public Report as an Effective Crisis-Management Tool" [PDF] published in the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, Volume 29, Issue 1.

Article | June 12, 2015

2014 Year-End Transnational Litigation Update

2014 was a watershed year for transnational litigation in United States courts. Rulings by the United States Supreme Court and several United States courts of appeals dramatically reshaped the circumstances under which foreign defendants are subject to general personal jurisdiction, further developed the standards for extraterritorial application of United States laws, and provided important guidance on the scope of sovereign immunity and application of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act ("FSIA") to commercial disputes.

Client Alert | February 27, 2015

2014 Year-End Sanctions Update

2014 was marked by numerous noteworthy developments. The crisis in Ukraine and the international community's efforts to respond have figured prominently in, if not dominated, sanctions discourse.

Client Alert | January 15, 2015

Webcast – World Bank Sanctions and Enforcement: Why You Need to Be Prepared

​Featuring a senior staff member from The World Bank's Integrity Vice Presidency and leading anti-corruption and enforcement practitioners Join leading anti-corruption and enforcement practitioners from Gibson Dunn and PricewaterhouseCoopers for an engaging discussion with a senior staff member from the World Bank's Office of Integrity Vice Presidency about the World Bank's expanding role in combatting global fraud and corruption and sanctioning companies that engage in wrongdoing.

Webcasts | May 27, 2014

European Parliament Adopts Broad New Compliance and Sustainability Reporting Requirements

On April 15, 2014, the European Parliament adopted the Directive on Disclosure of Non-Financial and Diversity Information by Certain Large Companies and Groups (the "Directive").

Client Alert | April 29, 2014

Webcast – Game Changers: Chevron v. Steven Donziger, et. al

​"The Case of the Century" The American Lawyer Join Gibson Dunn for a 90-minute presentation including counsel for Chevron in its recent RICO trial in the Southern District of New York, Reed Brodsky and Annie Champion, in which they tell you everything you need to know about the RICO verdict and how Chevron scored a victory for the rule of law by going on the offensive against a fraudulent foreign judgment.

Webcasts | March 26, 2014

Court of Appeal Affirms Order Vacating Multi-Million Dollar Judgment Against Dole Food Company and Dismissing Case Due to Plaintiffs’ Attorney-Driven Fraud

On Friday, March 7, 2014, the California Court of Appeal in Los Angeles unanimously affirmed dismissal of a case against Gibson Dunn client Dole Food Company as a "fraud on the court" perpetrated by U.S.

Client Alert | March 10, 2014

Chevron Wins Major Civil RICO Trial Victory Against Purveyors of Corrupt $9.2 Billion Ecuadorian Judgment

On March 4, 2014, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York entered judgment for plaintiff Chevron in Chevron Corp.

Client Alert | March 5, 2014

2013 Year-End Sanctions Update

The year 2013 saw vigorous enforcement activity in connection with the increasingly restrictive sanctions, particularly with respect to Iran.  Enforcement of the sanctions in the United States and the European Union has been accompanied by at times very significant penalties.  The flurry of activity towards the end of the year focused on multilateral efforts to address Iran's nuclear program, leading to in questions concerning the prospects for eased Iran sanctions, the nature and duration of any relaxed sanctions, and possible legislative actions jeopardizing the efforts.This update reviews sanctions developments in the United States, European Union and the United Kingdom in 2013 and assesses what the experiences in 2013 suggest about how business practices might evolve to adapt

Client Alert | February 6, 2014

Webcast – Congressional Investigations 2014

​During this complimentary briefing, Gibson Dunn lawyers, joined by Rob Borden, Director of Oversight for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, discuss the unique features of Congressional and other legislative branch investigations and where Congress is likely to focus its investigative and oversight resources in the second session of the 113th Congress and beyond.

Webcasts | February 5, 2014

10th Annual Webcast Briefing on Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance

​Blockbuster fines and increasing regulatory requirements underscore the challenging environment facing today's compliance professionals. Join our experienced securities law, corporate governance, white collar defense and investigations attorneys as they discuss practical approaches for developing strong compliance programs for the year ahead.

Webcasts | January 29, 2014

China’s AIC: A Familiar Face Now on the Global Anti-Corruption Map

Washington, D.C. of counsel Daniel Chung and New York associate William Han are the authors of "China's AIC: A Familiar Face Now on the Global Anti-Corruption Map" [PDF] published in the January 17, 2014 edition of Bloomberg BNA's Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report.

Article | January 17, 2014

Public Companies: Back in the SEC Hot Seat?

San Francisco partner Marc Fagel and associate Leslie Wulff are the authors of "Public Companies: Back in the SEC Hot Seat?" [PDF] published in the September 2013 issue of Wall Street Lawyer.

Client Alert | September 30, 2013

Clash of the Sanctions

What should a company do when an entity on the E.U.'s sanctions lists for Iran successfully challenges its inclusion on that list, but remains on the U.S.'s OFAC List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (the "SDN List")?

Client Alert | September 23, 2013

World War Z: Why Life Sciences Companies May be in the Path of the “New” Securities Enforcement & Litigation Onslaught, & How to Avoid Trouble

San Francisco partners Thad Davis and Michael Li-Ming Wong are the authors of “World War Z: Why Life Sciences Companies May be in the Path of the ‘New’ Securities Enforcement & Litigation Onslaught, & How to Avoid Trouble” published in Expert Guide: Fraud and White Collar Crime in August 2013.

Client Alert | August 1, 2013

In-House Search Warrant Checklist

Denver partner Robert Blume and associates John Partridge and Tafari Nia Lumumba are the authors of “In-House Search Warrant Checklist” [PDF] published in the March 4, 2013 issue of Law Week Colorado.

Client Alert | March 4, 2013

Is This an Inspection or an Investigation? The Blurring Line Between Examinations of and Enforcement Actions Against Private Fund Managers

New York partner Mark Schonfeld and associate Kenneth Burke are the authors of "Is This an Inspection or an Investigation? The Blurring Line Between Examinations of and Enforcement Actions Against Private Fund Managers" [PDF] published in the Hedge Fund Law Report on March 29, 2012.

Client Alert | March 29, 2012

Handling Internal Investigations in the Executive Compensation Area

Los Angeles partner Michael Farhang and associate James Zelenay are the authors of "Handling Internal Investigations in the Executive Compensation Area" [PDF] published in the November 7, 2011 issue of BNA's Pension & Benefits Daily.

Client Alert | November 7, 2011

7th Annual Webcast Briefing on Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance

While compliance professionals struggle to balance developing, implementing and monitoring effective compliance programs with the reality of shrinking resources and budgets, the risks involved in non-compliance are higher than ever.

Client Alert | January 25, 2011

6th Annual Webcast Briefing on Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance

While compliance professionals are grappling with developing, implementing and monitoring effective compliance programs and the reality of reduced resources and budgets, the risks involved in non-compliance are higher than ever.

Client Alert | January 20, 2010

Law Enforcement Response to the Financial Crisis

New York partner Mark K. Schonfeld is the author of "Law Enforcement Response to the Financial Crisis" [PDF] published in the April 1, 2009 issue of Law Journal Newsletter: Business Crimes Bulletin.Reprinted with Permissions from the April 2009 edition of Law Journal Newsletters 2009, an incisivemedia publication.

Client Alert | April 1, 2009

5th Annual Webcast Briefing on Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance

Our Program:This complimentary briefing addresses the latest challenges in-house counsel, directors and senior executives face in developing, implementing and monitoring effective compliance programs in the current environment of financial crisis coupled with a change of administration and the shift in programs and priorities that are sure to follow.

Client Alert | February 3, 2009

FCPA Investigations: Working Through A Media Crisis

Washington, D.C. Partner Joseph Warin and Associate Andrew Boutros are the authors of "FCPA Investigations:  Working Through A Media Crisis" [PDF] published in the December 2007 issue of White Collar Crime.

Client Alert | December 1, 2007