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ESG And The Board: Avoiding Risky Business

Dallas partner David Woodcock is author of "ESG And The Board: Avoiding Risky Business" [PDF] published by The Corporate Board September 2023.

Article | September 20, 2023

California Broadens Restrictions on Employee Non-Competes

Beginning January 1, 2024, California will broaden its already expansive restrictions on employee non-compete agreements.

Client Alert | September 20, 2023

Accessing the Courts: Why New York Should Eliminate the Dreaded, Needless and Unduly Complex ‘Certificate of Conformity’

New York partner Mylan Denerstein and associate Lee Crain are authors of “Accessing the Courts: Why New York Should Eliminate the Dreaded, Needless and Unduly Complex ‘Certificate of Conformity’” published by New York Law Journal on September 6, 2023.

Article | September 19, 2023

Gibson Dunn Digital Assets Recent Updates – September 2023

This edition of our Digital Assets Update covers recent legal news regarding all types of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, CBDCs, and NFTs, as well as other blockchain and Web3 technologies.

Client Alert | September 18, 2023

Expansion of Corporate Criminal Liability in the UK: Reform of the Identification Principle and New Offence of Failure to Prevent Fraud

Our lawyers discuss the U.K.’s Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill, which the government has described as the most significant reform of the identification doctrine in more than 50 years and whose proposals have been welcomed by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office.

Client Alert | September 18, 2023

Securities Litigation 2023 Mid-Year Update

Our 2023 Mid-Year Securities Litigation Update provides an overview of the notable developments in federal and state securities litigation during the first half of 2023 across a number of different areas.

Client Alert | September 15, 2023

The Power to Investigate – Table of Authorities of House & Senate 118th Congress

For the seventh successive U.S. Congress, Gibson Dunn is pleased to release a table of authorities summarizing the oversight and investigative authorities of each House and Senate committee.

Client Alert | September 14, 2023

Washington Judge Dismisses Challenge to Starbucks Diversity Policies in Decisive Order Upholding Business Judgment Rule

Our lawyers discuss the implications of a U.S. federal judge’s dismissal of a stockholder derivative suit brought by a conservative think tank against Starbucks; the suit alleged that some Starbucks diversity initiatives violated the Civil Rights Act and state anti-discrimination laws.

Client Alert | September 14, 2023

Strong Public Reaction to Stringent OCS Bonding and Financial Assurance Requirements Proposed by Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

On June 29th, 2023, the Department of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, published a proposed rule that would modify the criteria it uses to determine financial assurance and bond requirements for the offshore oil and gas industry in the Outer Continental Shelf.

Client Alert | September 14, 2023

Gibson Dunn Environmental, Social and Governance Update (August 2023)

Our latest update on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) developments around the world.

Client Alert | September 12, 2023

The Rise of State Laws Restricting Foreign Entities from Acquiring Property: Another Front in U.S.-China Tensions and the Constitutional Challenge of Florida SB 264 in Shen v. Simpson

Lawmakers in a growing number of U.S. states have been quick to introduce and, in some cases, pass legislation that restricts foreign ownership of land within their states by governments, individuals, and/or entities associated with certain identified “foreign adversaries” of the United States.

Client Alert | September 12, 2023

Corporate Resolutions Update – 2023

Our Corporate Resolutions Update reports key statistics regarding U.S. Department of Justice non-prosecution agreements and deferred prosecution agreements since 2000; reports key statistics on guilty pleas from 2023; analyzes developments in 2023; discusses recent policy statements regarding corporate enforcement; and summarizes the 33 agreements in 2023.

Client Alert | September 8, 2023

AI in Employment: Privacy Regulation Is Here

The role of artificial intelligence (AI) in employment is a burgeoning area with daily developments that must be carefully monitored. Amidst all the buzz around automation in the workplace, privacy regulations have emerged as yet another piece of the employment puzzle.

Client Alert | September 8, 2023

Federal Banking Agencies Issue Proposed Long-Term Debt Requirements

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss a recent joint notice of proposed rulemaking issued by U.S. federal banking agencies that would require certain large banking organizations to issue and maintain minimum amounts of long-term debt.

Client Alert | September 6, 2023

IRS and Treasury Issue Proposed Regulations Providing Guidance on Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Requirements Applicable to Clean Energy Credits

Our lawyers review proposed regulations issued by the U.S. IRS and Treasury providing guidance on prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements applicable to clean energy credits.

Client Alert | September 6, 2023

Federal Circuit Update (August 2023)

Our Federal Circuit Update summarizes the status of several petitions pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, additional materials released from the ongoing investigation by the Judicial Council of the Federal Circuit, and recent Federal Circuit decisions.

Client Alert | September 6, 2023

Gauging The Scope Of NYC’s New AI Employment Law

New York partner Harris Mufson, New York of counsel Justin DiGennaro and Washington, D.C. associate Emily Lamm are the authors of "Gauging The Scope Of NYC's New AI Employment Law" published by Law360 on August 31, 2023.

Article | September 5, 2023

Department of Labor Initiates Rulemaking to Increase Compensation Thresholds for Minimum Wage and Overtime Exemptions

On August 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a proposed rule to revise its regulations implementing minimum wage and overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees, among others, under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Client Alert | September 1, 2023

How ‘Purely Legal’ Issues Ruling Applies To Rule 12 Motions

Orange County partner Blaine Evanson and Washington, D.C. associate Jeremy Christiansen are the authors of "How 'Purely Legal' Issues Ruling Applies To Rule 12 Motions" published by Law360 on August 30, 2023. 

Article | August 31, 2023

How NY SLAPP Defendants Can Recover Fees In Fed. Court

Los Angeles partner Theodore Boutrous and New York associates Lee Crain and Randi Kira Brown are the authors of "How NY SLAPP Defendants Can Recover Fees In Fed. Court" published by Law360 on August 29, 2023. 

Article | August 30, 2023