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Abu Dhabi Global Market Court of Appeal Deepens ADGM’s Wholesale Adoption of English Law

A decision by the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Court of Appeal has deepened the ADGM’s wholesale adoption of English law, and has also distinguished the approaches of the ADGM and the Dubai International Financial Center to English law.

November 29, 2023

New York State Amends Requirements for Non-Disclosure Provisions in Settlement Agreements and Expands Statute of Limitations for NYSHRL Claims

New York State has amended its requirements for non-disclosure provisions in settlement agreements and expanded its statute of limitations for New York State Human Rights Law claims.

November 29, 2023

Tax Court Holds That Non-U.S. Fund Is Engaged in a U.S. Trade or Business

The Court’s decision raises important considerations for asset managers, non-U.S. funds, and other non-U.S. persons that invest in the United States.

November 22, 2023

Form 10-K Human Capital Disclosures Continue to Evolve

A survey of disclosures from the S&P 100 during the three years following adoption of the Securities and Exchange Commission Rule.

November 21, 2023

International Comparative Legal Guide – Foreign Direct Investment Regimes 2024

The International Comparative Legal Guide – Foreign Direct Investment Regimes 2024 comprises 30 jurisdictions and covers issues such as foreign investment policy, law and scope of application, jurisdiction and procedure, and substantive assessment.

November 20, 2023

Second Circuit Limits SEC Disgorgement – Decision Puts Remedy in Question in Wide Range of Cases

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is not entitled to disgorgement unless it can show that the allegedly defrauded investors suffered financial harm.

November 16, 2023

DEI Task Force Update (November 15, 2023)

An update from Gibson Dunn's DEI Task Force.

November 15, 2023

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Confirms That No Leave Is Required for Securities and Futures Commission to Serve a Writ Out of Jurisdiction

On 30 October 2023, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal handed down its reasons for dismissing the appeal in Securities and Futures Commission v Isidor Subotic and Others [2023] HKCFA 32.

November 14, 2023

Top Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues to Think About in M&A Deals

Our lawyers provide an overview of global data privacy and cybersecurity considerations and red flags in M&A transactions.

November 14, 2023

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

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

November 13, 2023

Hong Kong’s SFC Updates Guidance on Tokenised Securities-Related Activities

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has updated its guidance on tokenised securities-related activities and on the tokenisation of SFC-authorised investment products.

November 10, 2023

M&A Report – Delaware Court of Chancery Narrows Enforceability of Con Ed Provision

The Delaware Court of Chancery has narrowed the enforceability of a “Con Ed” provision that allows a target company to seek lost stockholder premium as damages resulting from acquiror breach in a failed deal structured as a merger.

November 8, 2023

California’s SB 54 Will Require Many VC and PE Funds to Report Founder Diversity Statistics to the California Civil Rights Department

California’s Senate Bill 54 will require many venture capital and private equity funds to report founder diversity statistics to the California Civil Rights Department.

November 7, 2023

Gibson Dunn Digital Assets Recent Updates – November 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.

November 6, 2023

Federal Circuit Update (October 2023)

This edition of Gibson Dunn’s Federal Circuit Update summarizes the current status of several petitions pending before the Supreme Court, and recent Federal Circuit decisions concerning means-plus-function claims, apportionment, and forfeiting arguments not raised in an inter partes review (“IPR”) petition.

November 6, 2023

Analysis of SEC’s 2024 Exam Priorities for Private Fund Advisers

Our lawyers analyze the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 2024 exam priorities for private fund advisers.

November 2, 2023

DEI Task Force Update (November 2, 2023)

An update from Gibson Dunn's DEI Task Force.

November 2, 2023

Third Quarter 2023 Update on Class Actions

Our update on class actions provides an overview of key class action-related developments during the third quarter of 2023.

November 1, 2023

California Labor and Employment Changes after the 2023 Legislative Session

In the past month, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a variety of employment law changes for California employers. Our lawyers discuss eleven areas that may require attention from California employers. 

October 31, 2023

The NLRB’s New Joint-Employer Standard: 5 Key Takeaways for Employers

On October 27, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) published a final rule setting forth a new standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”).  This new rule replaces a prior rule published by the NLRB in 2020.

October 30, 2023