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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.

July 9, 2021

President Signs Executive Order Directing Agencies to Address Wide Range of Businesses’ Competitive Practices, Including Non-Compete Agreements

Today, July 9, 2021, President Biden issued a sweeping Executive Order directing federal regulatory agencies to take a variety of steps that, if completed and upheld by the courts, would effect a sea change in the government’s regulation of businesses’ competitive practices.[1] The Executive Order itself will have little immedia
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July 9, 2021

The Current State of Play: the Bankruptcy Code “Safe Harbor” After Merit Management

Orange County partner Oscar Garza, of counsel Matthew Bouslog and associate Douglas Levin are the authors of "The Current State of Play: the Bankruptcy Code 'Safe Harbor' After Merit Management" [PDF] published by the Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice in April 2021. Reprinted from Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Vol. 3
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July 9, 2021

Supreme Court Round-Up (July 2021)

Gibson Dunn’s Supreme Court Round-Up provides summaries of the Court’s opinions from this Term, a preview of cases set to be argued next Term, and other key developments on the Court’s docket.  In the October 2020 Term, the Court heard argument in 57 cases, including 2 original-jurisdiction cases, and Gibson Dunn was counsel
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July 8, 2021

European Employment Law Update – Return to Work – July 2021

In this update, we look at the key employment law considerations our clients face across the UK, France and Germany connected to a return to the workplace in the near future, including: (i) ensuring a “Covid-secure” workplace’ and whether to continue to offer flexible working arrangements in the future; (ii) whether to implemen
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July 8, 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Limits to the Government’s Ability to Mandate Public Access to Private Property

On June 23, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court held 6-3 that a California regulation granting labor organizations a right of access to agricultural employers’ property to solicit support for unionization, constitutes a “per se” physical taking under the Fifth Amendment. Finding that “the regulation here is not transformed from a ph
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July 6, 2021

Federal Circuit Update (June 2021)

This edition of Gibson Dunn’s Federal Circuit Update summarizes the Supreme Court’s decisions in Arthrex and Minerva Surgical.  It also discusses recent Federal Circuit decisions concerning patent eligibility, subject matter jurisdiction, prosecution laches, and more Western District of Texas venue issues.  The Federal Circuit
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July 1, 2021

Supreme Court Holds That California’s Donor Disclosure Law Violates The First Amendment

Decided July 1, 2021 Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta, No. 19-251, consolidated with Thomas More Law Center v. Bonta, No. 19-255 Today, the Supreme Court held 6-3 that California’s requirement that non-profit organizations disclose their donor lists unconstitutionally burdens those organizations’ expressive asso
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July 1, 2021

Judge ignored facts, law while taking knife to assault weapons ban

Century City partner Scott Edelman and Los Angeles associate Jillian London are the authors of "Judge ignored facts, law while taking knife to assault weapons ban," [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on June 28, 2021.
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June 30, 2021

United States sanctions against Myanmar’s military conglomerates

Washington, D.C. partner Judith Alison Lee and associates Audi Syarief and Claire Yi are the authors of "United States sanctions against Myanmar's military conglomerates" [PDF] published by Financier Worldwide in June 2021.
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June 29, 2021

Supreme Court Holds That Private Parties Can Sue States To Seize State Property Along Federally Approved Pipeline Routes

Decided June 29, 2021 PennEast Pipeline Co. v. New Jersey, No. 19-1039 Today, the Supreme Court held in a 5-4 decision that the Natural Gas Act authorizes a private party who has obtained federal government approval to exercise eminent domain power along a federally approved pipeline route to sue a State to condemn state land.
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