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Webcast: The World Reacts to the Crisis in Ukraine: A Deep Dive on the New Export Controls

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

Webcasts | March 22, 2022

Webcast: Economic Espionage and Intellectual Property Theft: Trends and Developments with Threats and Enforcement

In this webcast, an experienced team of national security, cyber-crime, and litigation practitioners at Gibson Dunn will share their experiences in investigating and defending companies that fall victim to theft of their trade secrets, and highlight a number of notable recent criminal prosecutions under the Economic Espionage Act and related statutes.

Webcasts | September 23, 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

The UK’s New National Security Regime

The UK Government has announced plans to upgrade and widen significantly its intervention powers on grounds of national security. Gibson Dunn lawyers detail key aspects of the proposed new regime.

Client Alert | November 18, 2020

California Approves Final CCPA Regulations, and Bill Extending Key Exemptions Moves Forward at the Legislature

On August 14, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that the state’s Office of Administrative Law approved the final California Consumer Privacy Act regulations. In addition, on August 13, 2020, the California Senate Judiciary Committee agreed - with a unanimous 9-0 vote - to extend until January 2022 exemptions from certain CCPA requirements for personal information arising from business-to-business transactions and employment, which are currently set to expire January 1, 2021.

Client Alert | August 20, 2020

The Defense Production Act and COVID-19: What Industry Needs to Know

On March 18, 2020, President Trump announced that he was invoking the Defense Production Act (DPA) in order to allow the administration to marshal American industry to prioritize production of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals that are in short supply to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Client Alert | March 19, 2020

Iran Sanctions 2.0: The Trump Administration Completes Its Abandonment of the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Six months ago, President Donald Trump announced his decision to abandon the 2015 Iran nuclear deal—the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the "JCPOA")—and re-impose U.S. nuclear-related sanctions on the Iranian regime. The second and final wind-down period for those sanctions expired on November 5, 2018, triggering the "snap back" of remaining U.S. secondary sanctions on Iran's oil, energy, and financial sectors, among other measures. 

Client Alert | November 9, 2018

SEC Warns Public Companies on Cyber-Fraud Controls

On October 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a report warning public companies about the importance of internal controls to prevent cyber fraud.  The report described the SEC Division of Enforcement's investigation of multiple public companies which had collectively lost nearly $100 million in a range of cyber-scams typically involving phony emails requesting payments to vendors or corporate executives.

Client Alert | October 17, 2018

2018 Mid-Year Government Contracts Litigation Update

In this mid-year analysis of government contracts litigation, Gibson Dunn examines trends and summarizes key decisions of interest to government contractors from the first half of 2018.

Client Alert | July 30, 2018

The Trump Administration Pulls the Plug on the Iran Nuclear Agreement

On May 8, 2018, President Donald Trump announced his decision to abandon the 2015 Iran nuclear deal—the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the "JCPOA")—and re-impose U.S.

Client Alert | May 9, 2018

Trump Administration Imposes Unprecedented Russia Sanctions

On April 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") significantly enhanced the impact of sanctions against Russia by blacklisting almost 40 Russian oligarchs, officials, and their affiliated companies pursuant to Obama-era sanctions, as modified by the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act ("CAATSA") of 2017.

Client Alert | April 12, 2018

2017 Year-End Sanctions Update

A year ago this week, we assessed that the newly-minted Trump administration could follow through on the President's campaign promises and alter several sanctions programs administered by the U.S.

Client Alert | February 5, 2018

International Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review – 2018

In honor of Data Privacy Day—an international effort to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices—we recently offered Gibson Dunn's sixth annual Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review.

Client Alert | January 29, 2018

U.S. Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review – 2018

In honor of Data Privacy Day—an international effort to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices—we offer this sixth edition of Gibson Dunn's Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review.

Client Alert | January 25, 2018

Webcast – Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance -14th Annual Briefing

In this webcast, a panel reviews key regulatory and corporate governance developments in 2017 and offers valuable insight on how to address challenges forecasted for 2018.

Webcasts | January 24, 2018

2017 Year-End Government Contracts Update

In this year-end analysis of government contracts litigation, Gibson Dunn examines trends and summarizes key decisions of interest to government contractors from the second half of 2017.

Client Alert | January 16, 2018

A Constitutional Solution to Online Mass-Violence Manuals

​New York partner Alexander Southwell, counsel Jason P.W. Halperin and associate Declan Conroy are the authors of "A Constitutional Solution to Online Mass-Violence Manuals," [PDF] published by New York Law Journal on December 14, 2017.

Article | December 14, 2017

A GDPR Primer For U.S.-Based Cos. Handling EU Data: Part 1

Washington, D.C. partner Caroline Krass, Paris partner Ahmed Baladi, Washington, D.C. associate Jason Kleinwaks, and Paris associate Emmanuelle Bartoli are the authors of "A GDPR Primer For U.S.-Based Cos.

Article | December 12, 2017

Webcast: Hot Topics in Securities and Governance

With the final quarter of 2017 upon us and the 2018 calendar year fast approaching, it is time to focus on several hot topics in securities and corporate governance to prepare for your upcoming board meetings, 10‑K and proxy season.

Webcasts | November 17, 2017

Trump Decertifies the Iran Deal, Creating Both New Uncertainties and Potentially Unexpected Clarity

On Friday, October 13, 2017, President Trump announced a significant change in U.S. policy towards Iran by declaring his intention to refuse to certify to Congress that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal was in the national security interests of the United States.

Client Alert | October 16, 2017

A Blockbuster Week in U.S. Sanctions

In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, many of you asked us how U.S. sanctions would change under the Trump Administration.  Pointing to President Trump's extensive criticism of former President Barack Obama's foreign policy, we predicted significant developments with the Iran and Cuba sanctions programs, and noted that Congress might make its own attempts to force the President's hand with respect to sanctions on the Russian Federation.  These predictions have borne out.  In the space of one week, the U.S.

Client Alert | June 19, 2017

Trump Administration Prioritization of Cybersecurity

Headlines regarding the "WannaCry" ransomware attack dominated recent global press. But a less-heralded cybersecurity development from the U.S. federal government—President Donald Trump's signing of an expansive Executive Order on May 11, 2017—is likely to prove far more significant in the long run.

Client Alert | June 7, 2017

Iran Sanctions Update – Status Quo So Far, Uncertainty Remains

U.S. presidential candidate Donald J. Trump's oft-repeated criticism of President Obama's Iran diplomacy and the resulting nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ("JCPOA"), led many observers to conclude that President Trump would move quickly to dismantle the agreement and the significant sanctions relief that came with it.

Client Alert | May 23, 2017