Publications - Gibson Dunn

Publications

Our lawyers provide sophisticated analysis, practical guidance and thought leadership on a wide range of topics. We encourage our readers to review this collection of client alerts, articles and white papers and benefit from the authors’ exceptional experience, market knowledge, practiced judgment and singular insights.

September 20, 2021

Launch of English Law APLMA Facilities Agreement Template for Indonesia Offshore Loans

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) has released an English law term facilities agreement template for Indonesia offshore loans, which is available in the APLMA documentation library. Gibson Dunn’s lawyers, together with members of the APLMA Indonesian Docume
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September 20, 2021

SEC Staff Scrutiny of Climate Change Disclosures Has Arrived: What to Expect and How to Respond

Recently, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance has issued a number of comment letters relating exclusively to climate-change disclosure issues.  The letters we have seen to date comment on companies' most recent Form 10-K filings, including those of calendar year companies who filed their Form 10-K more than 6 months ago, and h
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September 20, 2021

SEC Announces First Enforcement Action Against Alternative Data Provider for Securities Fraud, Highlighting Regulatory Risks in Growing Industry

The use of alternative data in investment decision-making—incorporating large volumes of data found outside a company’s public filings—has expanded rapidly in the last several years, as data has increased in availability.  Investment funds commonly have data analysts use a variety of alternative data sources, from data on comm
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September 20, 2021

Webcast: Global Perspectives on the Development and Implementation of the 2021 Revised Sustainability-Linked Loan Principles and Future Trends in Sust

Join us to listen to this interactive discussion with an exceptional panel comprising some of the key people at the Loan Market Association (LMA), Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) and Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) who were responsible for developing their 2021 Revised Sustainability-Linked Loan Principles together wit
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September 17, 2021

United States Creates New Sanctions Regime over Humanitarian Crisis in Ethiopia

On September 17, 2021, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) imposed sanctions in response to the ongoing humanitarian and human rights crisis in Ethiopia, particularly in the Tigray region of the country.[1]  The new sanctions program provides authority to the Secretary of the Treasury, in c
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September 15, 2021

California Court of Appeal Confirms That Trial Courts Have the Authority to Strike PAGA Claims That Are Unmanageable

The California Court of Appeal last week issued the first published California appellate decision to expressly confirm that trial courts have the authority to strike an unmanageable Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) claim.  In Wesson v. Staples the Office Superstore, LLC, No. B302988, — Cal.App.5th — (Sept. 9, 2021),
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September 14, 2021

Webcast: National Security Enforcement: Developments and Trends

National Security is the highest priority of the Justice Department and remains a key focus for other enforcement agencies, including the Treasury Department, the Commerce Department, and State Department. This webcast will discuss developments and trends in enforcement across a wide range of national security topics. A team of national security pr
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September 13, 2021

Pharma Cos. Should Prepare For New Drug-Rebate Scrutiny

New York partner Eric Stock, Washington, D.C. partner Michael Perry, and Orange County associate Matthew Parrott are the authors of "Pharma Cos. Should Prepare For New Drug-Rebate Scrutiny," [PDF] published by Law360 on September 13, 2021.  
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September 10, 2021

President Biden Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates, with Legal Challenges Likely to Follow

Yesterday, September 9, President Biden announced several initiatives regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements for U.S. employers.  This alert provides a brief overview of the content and timing of the principal initiatives, and previews certain objections likely to be raised in legal challenges that some governors and others have sa
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September 10, 2021

The Power to Investigate: Table of Authorities of House and Senate Committees for the 117th Congress

For the sixth successive Congress, Gibson Dunn is pleased to release a table of authorities summarizing the investigative authorities of each House and Senate committee.  Understanding the full extent of a committee’s investigative arsenal is crucial to successfully navigating a congressional investigation. Congressional committe
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