Daily Archives: February 6, 2023, 2:22 pm

Former ExxonMobil Counsel David Woodcock Joins Gibson Dunn in Dallas – Gibson Dunn

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that David Woodcock has joined the firm’s Dallas office as a partner.  Woodcock, formerly Assistant General Counsel – Corporate at ExxonMobil Corporation, will serve as Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Securities Enforcement Practice Group. Source: Former ExxonMobil Counsel David Woodcock Joins Gibson Dunn in Dallas – Gibson Dunn

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Activision Blizzard to Pay $35 Million for Failing to Maintain Disclosure Controls Related to Complaints of Workplace Misconduct and Violating Whistleblower Protection Rule

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Activision Blizzard Inc., a video game development and publishing company, agreed to pay $35 million to settle charges that it failed to maintain disclosure controls and procedures to ensure that the company could assess whether its disclosures pertaining to its workforce were adequate. The company also settled charges that it violated an…

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US Senate Banking Committee to Hold ‘Crypto Crash’ Hearing This Month

The crypto industry’s 2022 dramas will again fall under the U.S. Senate’s microscope this month when the Senate Banking Committee holds a Feb. 14 hearing to examine financial system protections from the dangers seen in digital assets. The panel is calling the Valentine’s Day hearing “Crypto Crash: Why Financial System Safeguards are Needed for Digital Assets,” according to a hearing…

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