Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Awarded Law Firm of the Year

Singapore/Hong Kong, 22 November 2022 – Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher was awarded Law Firm of the Year in the 5th Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2022 at an in-person ceremony on 22 November 2022.

Gibson Dunn’s Global Financial Regulatory group was recognised for its work as a trusted adviser to its clients, providing them with end-to-end regulatory support on their most complex matters, spanning both contentious and non-contentious issues. The firm also comprises a number of ex-regulators and professionals with extensive experience in advising and working with financial institutions.

The firm provides strategic advice on high stakes matters relating to regulatory change and its implementation, complex conduct and governance issues, licensing and approvals to operate under global regulatory regimes, regulatory investigations and major enforcement actions. Other key areas of focus include AML, sanctions frameworks and scenario planning, systems and controls, ESG disclosures and related requirements, technology risk management and operational resilience, together with all matters concerning regulatory compliance.

Notably, Gibson Dunn has advised some of the world’s largest digital assets, payment services and derivatives businesses through both contentious and non-contentious matters, including cross-border regulatory investigations, crisis management, stakeholder engagement, global licensing applications, offering of new products and services, and the operation of their businesses inside and outside of the regulatory perimeter. The firm also serves as an advocate for the industry in the development of legislation and regulatory frameworks for digital assets, working with leading industry bodies such as ACCESS, AIMA and ASIFMA.

“Gibson Dunn lawyers are trusted by many of the world’s most prominent financial institutions to address significant regulatory investigations and enforcement matters brought by Asia’s toughest regulators,” said one judge on the Regulation Asia awards panel. “The firm has a powerhouse of best-in-class professionals, with the expertise to knock the others out of the competition, and out of court.”

Gibson Dunn is a full-service international law firm, with roots that date back to 1890. It has over 1,700 lawyers across 20 offices, including in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore.

About the Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2022

The Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence recognises financial institutions, technology companies, legal and consulting firms, exchanges and other players that help ensure the highest regulatory compliance standards are upheld in the financial industry. Each year, senior industry practitioners serve on a judging panel to help assess and score each submission to determine the winning entrants.

For a full list of the award 2022 winners, visit

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