Tech & Sourcing @ Morgan Lewis

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a Final Rule on April 23, 2024 banning almost all worker noncompetes. Questions abound regarding the authority of the FTC to create such a rule and the potential implications of its implementation. To help create some clarity, Morgan Lewis lawyers have prepared answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to the Final Rule’s applicability and anticipated impact as well as what businesses can do to prepare.
Please join us on July 12, 2023 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET for a discussion on key considerations arising from employing and compensating a global workforce. The panelists—Morgan Lewis labor and employment partners Lesli Ligorner, Matthew Howse, and Jonathan Zimmerman and of counsel Leslie Dupuy—are drawn from four Morgan Lewis offices across three jurisdictions for what promises to be an insightful discussion.
Please join us on July 11, 2023 at 1:00 pm–2:00 pm ET as a panel of Morgan Lewis lawyers assess recent decisions affecting, among other things, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies at businesses and nonprofit organizations.
As part of our Spotlight series, we welcome David McManus, a partner in our New York office and the deputy leader of Morgan Lewis’s labor and employment practice, and Emily DeSmedt, a partner in our Princeton office, who represents employers in a wide variety of employment-related matters. David frequently works with our team on the employment aspects inherent in outsourcings and other technology and commercial transactions, and Emily provides counseling on complex issues such as leaves of absence, disability, pregnancy, and religious accommodation requests. We have invited David and Emily to discuss employment topics related to remote work.
Welcome to the conclusion of our two-part Spotlight post with Lee Harding in which we discuss key employment/labor and employment law issues in relation to UK and EU outsourcing transactions. In Part 1, we talked about key initial considerations and specific timescales involved.
In this two-part edition of our Spotlight series, we welcome Lee Harding to discuss key labor and employment law issues in relation to outsourcing transactions, predominantly in the United Kingdom and European Union.
For years, there has been a persistent trend toward outsourcing retirement plan recordkeeping and other administrative responsibilities. Although historically more prevalent for defined contribution plans, this outsourcing trend has been accelerating for defined benefit plans thanks, in part, to the prevalence of frozen plans (i.e., no more benefit accruals) and the potential for administrative cost savings.