Publications - Gibson Dunn

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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.

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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.

Client Alert | 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. Gibson Dunn's lawyers share their observations.

Client Alert | September 20, 2021

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

On September 14, 2021, the SEC announced a settled enforcement action against App Annie, Inc., an alternative data provider, and the Company’s co-founder and former CEO and Chairman, for misrepresentations both to data sources in connection with the collection of data, and to investment firm subscribers regarding the data underlying its product.

Client Alert | September 20, 2021

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

In this webcast, a panel discusses the 2021 Revised Sustainability-Linked Loan Principles and the panelists' experiences developing them.

Webcasts | September 20, 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.

Client Alert | September 17, 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 claim.

Client Alert | 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

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.

Article | September 13, 2021

California Supreme Court Reinforces Strong Presumption Against Liability for Companies Hiring Independent Contractors Based on Injuries to Contract Workers

On September 9, the Supreme Court of California issued its ruling in Sandoval v. Qualcomm Inc.  The decision is the latest in a line of cases reinforcing the strong presumption under California law that a person who hires an independent contractor delegates to the contractor all responsibility for the safety of contract workers.

Client Alert | September 10, 2021

China Passes the Personal Information Protection Law, to Take Effect on November 1

On August 20, 2021, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress passed the Personal Information Protection Law. The PIPL shares many similarities with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, including its extraterritorial reach, restrictions on data transfer, compliance obligations and sanctions for non-compliance, amongst others.

Client Alert | September 10, 2021

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

On September 9, 2021, 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 said they will file.

Client Alert | 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.

Client Alert | September 10, 2021

The Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan: Overview of Gibson Dunn’s Recent Efforts

Since the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul, tens of thousands of Afghans, along with U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents, have desperately tried to flee the country and the Taliban’s oppressive rule. Members of Gibson Dunn's Pro Bono team outline how the firm sprang into action to help individuals at heightened risk of Taliban reprisals evacuate to safety. 

Client Alert | September 9, 2021

UK Government Issues Further Updates on National Security Regime: A Comprehensive State of Play for Investors

This week the UK Government published still further updates on the application of the soon to come into force National Security and Investment Act 2021. We have prepared a comprehensive guide to the UK’s new national security regime, bringing together all of the developments and guidance to date. But, most importantly, we consider what investors and their advisors need to take into account now in order to mitigate risk and improve deal certainty.

Client Alert | September 8, 2021

Federal Circuit Update (August 2021)

This edition of Gibson Dunn’s Federal Circuit Update summarizes new petitions for certiorari in cases originating in the Federal Circuit concerning the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s NHK-Fintiv Rule.  This Update also discusses recent Federal Circuit decisions.  Notably, starting with the September 2021 court sitting, the court has now resumed in-person arguments.

Client Alert | September 8, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – July – August 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for July/August 2021.

Client Alert | September 8, 2021

Intra-EU Arbitration Under the ECT Is Incompatible with EU Law According to the CJEU in Republic of Moldova v Komstroy

On 2 September 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its ruling in Republic of Moldova v Komstroy concluding that, as a matter of EU law, Article 26 of the Energy Charter Treaty is not applicable to “intra-EU” disputes (that is, disputes between an investor of an EU Member State on the one hand, and an EU Member State on the other.)

Client Alert | September 7, 2021

A Primer on Real Estate Investment Trusts, Business Trusts and Stapled Trusts in Singapore

This primer provides an overview of the structure of real estate investment trusts (also known as REITs) in Singapore, the main regulations regulating them, the process to getting listed on the SGX-ST as well as the various ways of acquiring control of these vehicles post-listing.

Client Alert | September 2, 2021

Outlook for private equity – challenges and opportunities

Los Angeles partner Jennifer Bellah Maguire is featured in "Outlook for private equity - challenges and opportunities" [PDF] published by Financier Worldwide in its September 2021 issue.

Article | September 1, 2021

The digitising of central bank currencies among the major economies — the current landscape

Washington, D.C. partner Judith Alison Lee is the author of "The digitising of central bank currencies among the major economies -- the current landscape," [PDF] published in the September 2021 issue of Financier Worldwide.

Article | September 1, 2021