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Brexit brings significant legal and regulatory issues for corporations, financial institutions, and individuals. Morgan Lewis's team of lawyers in London, Europe, and internationally are advising clients on legal and regulatory developments and the anticipated impact of Brexit.
Influenced by California’s Consumer Privacy Act and Europe Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, a wave of new data privacy legislation has been introduced across the United States. Visit this page for the latest developments during this critical juncture in US privacy regulation.
The GDPR (2016/679), the European Union’s new privacy rule, went into effect on 25 May 2018. This sweeping regulation applies to all organisations within the EU—as well as those outside the EU if they offer goods or services to, or monitor the behavior of, individuals residing in the EU.
As firms develop their business and compliance strategies in response to the changing regulatory landscape for providing advice to retail investors, Morgan Lewis offers this resource for access to primary source materials, our analyses and thinking, and related Morgan Lewis events.
The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a number of questions and compliance challenges for employers in the United States and across the globe. In this rapidly changing situation, employers must carefully balance concerns related to employee and public safety with protecting employees from unnecessary medical inquiries, harassment, and discrimination—all while complying with immigration, leave, and medical privacy laws.
The SECURE Act, which was signed into law on December 20, 2019, is the most impactful retirement plan legislation since the Pension Protection Act of 2006. The SECURE Act—Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement—is intended to advance the goals of increased access to defined contribution plans, promote lifetime income options, and facilitate retirement plan design and administration. All employers who offer retirement benefits to their employees will be affected by the SECURE Act to some degree.
For companies that need assistance addressing the myriad issues arising from claims of sexual harassment in the workplace, Morgan Lewis offers a leading multidisciplinary team uniquely suited to address these complex challenges.