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John F. Olson

John F. Olson

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Washington, DC, USA


John F. Olson is a founding partner of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Olson represents business organizations in corporate governance, corporate securities, corporate finance and merger and acquisition matters. He has frequently led legal teams conducting internal investigations for boards of directors and board committees.

Mr. Olson is recognized as one of the nation's foremost authorities on securities, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions law. He led the Federal Regulation of Securities and Corporate Governance Committees of the ABA Business Law Section and is a longtime member of and advisor to the Section’s Corporate Laws Committee. 

He has been ranked annually as one of the top securities regulation attorneys in the country by Chambers USA, as one of the top lawyers in corporate governance by Who’s Who Legal, and has been named by the International Financial Law Review as a Leading Lawyer in U.S. Mergers & Acquisitions.  In 2013 he was elected to the NACD Directorship Corporate Governance Hall of Fame.  He is the Chair of the American College of Governance Counsel.

The author and editor of many books and articles on legal issues, Mr. Olson is a Distinguished Visitor from Practice at Georgetown University Law Center where he teaches organizational governance and securities law courses.

John F. Olson is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Evolving Ethical and Liability Challenges for Audit Committee Advisors: 2017 Edition - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings, Selected Materials - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The Williams Companies, Inc. v. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., et al., No. 330, 2016, C.A. Nos. 12168 & 12337 (Del. Ch. Mar. 23, 2017) - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Evolving Ethical and Liability Challenges for Audit Committee Advisors: 2017 Edition - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Monday, November 13, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Evolving Ethical and Liability Challenges for Audit Committee Advisors: 2017 Edition - Evolving Ethical and Liability Challenges for Audit Committee Advisors: 2017 Edition, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings - Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings, Monday, November 13, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Evolving Ethical and Liability Challenges for Audit Committee Advisors: 2017 Edition - Evolving Ethical and Liability Challenges for Audit Committee Advisors: 2017 Edition, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Evolving Ethical and Liability Challenges for Audit Committee Advisors: 2017 Edition - Evolving Ethical and Liability Challenges for Audit Committee Advisors: 2017 Edition, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings - Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings, Monday, November 13, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 26, 2017, New York, NY
49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Sunday, December 03, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Boston, MA
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Cleveland, OH
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