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Recent decisions by German courts and German and French Data Protection Authorities require international companies with German or French subsidiaries to carefully examine the local legal requirements before implementing anonymous reporting procedures and codes of ethical conduct.
Client Alert | November 28, 2005
On Friday, November 18, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading proxy advisory firm, released its U.S. and international corporate governance policy updates for the 2006 proxy season.
Client Alert | November 20, 2005
On November 16, 2005, the U.S.
Client Alert | November 18, 2005
Gibson Dunn partner F. Joseph Warin participated in a conference sponsored by the National Chamber Foundation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a recent amendment to the United States Sentencing Guidelines affecting the attorney-client privilege for corporations.
Firm News | November 17, 2005
Brussels Partner David Wood is the author of "Regulation and competition in the media sector" [PDF] published in the November 15th issue of Competition Law Insight.
Article | November 15, 2005
In its first decision of the new Term, the Supreme Court yesterday addressed the scope of an employee’s compensable workday under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 ("FLSA"), as amended by the Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947. The FLSA requires, among other things, that employers pay non-exempt employees the minimum wage for every hour worked, and one and one half times the employees’ regular rate for hours worked over 40 per workweek. The Portal-to-Portal Act permits employers to exclude as non-compensable: (1) time spent "walking, riding, or traveling to and from the actual place of performance of the principal activity or activities which such employee is employed to perform"; and (2) time spent on "activities which are preliminary to or postliminar
Client Alert | November 9, 2005
Gibson Dunn has created a multidisciplinary task force to assist our clients on issues related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for October 2020.