Cybersecurity Sanctions: A Powerful New Tool

April 2, 2015


Gibson Dunn partners Judith Alison Lee, Alexander H. Southwell and Jose W. Fernandez and associates Stephenie Gosnell Handler and Eric B. Lorber are authors of the following article published by Law360.  The team addresses an executive order recently signed by President Obama, "Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities," and the broad mandate it provides for the U.S. government to authorize sanctions against individuals or entities responsible for significant cyberattacks.


Cybersecurity Sanctions: A Powerful New Tool  (click on link)

Judith A. Lee is co-leader of Gibson Dunn’s International Trade Practice Group based in Washington, D.C.  Alexander Southwell is co-leader of the firm’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Practice Group and a former cybercrimes federal prosecutor in New York.  Jose Fernandez is co-leader of the firm’s Latin America Practice Group based in New York and a former assistant secretary of state for economic, energy and business affairs.  Stephenie Gosnell Handler practices in the firm’s corporate transactions department and is a member of the International Trade Group in Washington, D.C.  Eric Lorber practices in the litigation department and is a member of the firm’s International Trade Group in the Washington, D.C. office.   


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