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FTC Warns EdTech Providers Must Heed Children’s Privacy Rules

The Federal Trade Commission recently doubled down on its efforts to combat perceived deception and privacy violations in the education sector, and in particular, perceived violations by education technology providers and for-profit educational institutions.

Client Alert | May 27, 2022

Jarkesy Wins Relief From ALJ Control After Years of Fighting for His Right to a Jury Trial

New York partner Reed Brodsky and associate Michael Nadler are the authors of "Jarkesy Wins Relief From ALJ Control After Years of Fighting for His Right to a Jury Trial" published by The National Law Journal on May 25, 2022.

Article | May 25, 2022

Supreme Court Holds Prejudice Not Required To Show Party Waived Right to Arbitrate

Today, the Supreme Court held 9-0 that prejudice is not required to show that a party waived the right to arbitrate.

Client Alert | May 23, 2022

Keeping Up with the EEOC: Artificial Intelligence Guidance and Enforcement Action

On May 12, 2022, more than six months after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced its Initiative on Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Fairness, the agency issued its first guidance regarding employers’ use of Artificial Intelligence.

Client Alert | May 23, 2022

International Comparative Legal Guide to: Anti-Money Laundering 2022

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce with Global Legal Group the release of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Anti-Money Laundering 2022. Gibson Dunn partners Stephanie L. Brooker and Joel M. Cohen were again contributing editors to the publication which covers issues including criminal enforcement, regulatory and administrative enforcement and requirements for financial institutions and other designated businesses.

Client Alert | May 20, 2022

Ninth Circuit Enforces Forum Selection Bylaw Against Federal Securities Claim

On May 13, 2022, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a ruling that effectively bars plaintiffs from asserting federal securities law claims derivatively when a company has designated a state court venue as the exclusive forum for derivative actions.

Client Alert | May 20, 2022

New District Court Decision Provides Useful Guidance on Application of Trademark Law to Virtual Goods

A decision issued on May 18, 2022 by U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the Southern District of New York may provide valuable insight into how courts will consider trademark claims regarding NFTs.

Client Alert | May 20, 2022

Complying With Electronic Monitoring Laws In NY And Beyond

New York partner Harris Mufson and associate Lizzy Brilliant are the authors of "Complying With Electronic Monitoring Laws In NY And Beyond" published by Law360 on May 19, 2022.

Article | May 19, 2022

Webcast: The Role of ESG in Capital Markets

Issuers are facing increasing calls from stakeholders and regulators, as well as within their own organizations, to proactively address ESG across their business footprint. The heightened focus on ESG impacts the way issuers, underwriters and lenders participate in capital raising. Join us in a recorded presentation for a discussion on the new opportunities, products, challenges and requirements.

Webcasts | May 19, 2022

Russia strikes back – countersanctions

Washington, D.C. partner Judith Alison Lee and Munich associate Nikita Malevanny and Washington, D.C. associate Claire Yi are the authors of "Russia strikes back – countersanctions" published by Financier Worldwide in its June 2022 issue.

Article | May 17, 2022

The FTC at Full Strength: What to Expect Next

The addition of Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya establishes the first Democratic majority at the FTC since Commissioner Rohit Chopra left the agency. This alert addresses key issues that may see more activity in light of the new Democratic majority.

Client Alert | May 16, 2022

U.S. Privacy Law Update: Connecticut Enacts Comprehensive Privacy Law as Other States’ Laws Continue to Develop

Connecticut has joined California, Virginia, Colorado, and Utah in enacting comprehensive data privacy legislation, with a signature from Governor Lamont this week on the Connecticut Data Privacy Act.

Client Alert | May 13, 2022

Introduction of Corporate Tax in the UAE

In this client alert, we provide a summary of the key policy drivers behind the introduction of a federal Corporate Tax on business profits in the United Arab Emirates, the key features of the proposed regime, and high level commentary contextualising the potential effects of the legislative reforms on our clients.

Client Alert | May 12, 2022

E&P A&D Business Strategies: Getting the Deal Done

Dallas partner Jonathan Whalen and Houston of counsel James Robertson are the authors of "E&P A&D Business Strategies: Getting the Deal Done" published by Oil and Gas Investor on April 28, 2022.

Article | May 11, 2022

Webcast: Managing Purchase Price Adjustment Disputes

In this recorded webcast, Gibson Dunn lawyers and an accounting expert examine purchase price adjustments in detail. The webcast includes discussions of the following: - A review of the issues that arise in negotiating purchase price adjustment provisions, and drafting tips for corporate counsel - A discussion of the common sources of post-closing adjustment disputes, and accountants’ views on how these disputes may be resolved - A litigator’s views on litigating purchase price adjustment disputes

Webcasts | May 10, 2022

Artificial Intelligence and Automated Systems Legal Update (1Q22)

Our 1Q22 Artificial Intelligence and Automated Systems Legal Update examines policy developments within the U.S. and EU that may be of interest to domestic and international companies alike.

Client Alert | May 5, 2022

U.S. FTC Previews Potentially Significant Changes to the HSR Filing Form

This alert looks at possible revisions by the Federal Trade Commission to the Premerger Notification and Report Form (aka the HSR Form) that are meant “to conform to changing market realities and global standards.”

Client Alert | May 5, 2022

CFPB Invokes Dormant Dodd-Frank Authority to Regulate Nonbank Financial Companies

On April 25, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it will begin relying upon a “largely unused legal provision” of the Dodd-Frank Act to supervise nonbank financial companies that purportedly pose risks to consumers.

Client Alert | May 5, 2022

Russia Responds to International Sanctions – An Overview of Russian Countersanctions and Further Measures against So-Called “Unfriendly States”

This client alert discusses the most significant “countersanctions” levied by Russia against “unfriendly countries” and companies that are trying to comply with the U.S., UK, EU and other sanctions regimes against Russia and Belarus.

Client Alert | May 2, 2022

DOJ Antitrust Division Head Promises Litigation to Break Up Director Interlocks

The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division promised in a recent speech to increase enforcement of Section 8 of the Clayton Act, which prohibits competing corporations from sharing common directors or officers.  The prevailing enforcement climate means that companies should have a compliance plan in place to discover potential director interlocks before they develop and monitor existing outside director positions to ensure they conform to existing Section 8 safe harbors.

Client Alert | May 2, 2022