Securities MVP: Gibson Dunn's Eugene Scalia

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 9:55 PM EST) -- With a swath of regulatory victories already in his column, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP's Eugene Scalia got a court this year to block the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission's so-called position limits rule, a historic win in a closely watched case that landed him a spot among Law360's 2012 Securities MVPs.

Retained by two financial industry trade groups, Scalia and his Gibson Dunn team moved aggressively to beat back the CFTC's regulation, which was prompted by the Dodd-Frank Act.

The rule was aimed to limit...
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