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Following its departure from the European Union on 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom will leave the EU single market and customs union on 31 December 2020. This brings significant legal and regulatory issues for corporations, financial institutions, and individuals.
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.
As the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis rapidly evolves, global companies are looking for resources to protect their people and their businesses. Morgan Lewis lawyers are providing guidance on healthcare provider issues, business supply chain disruption, data privacy concerns, employer questions, energy and environmental industry ramifications, financial services guidelines, immigration status requirements, life sciences protocols, tax implications, and ongoing government guidance from around the world, among many other issues.
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.
Companies around the world are keenly watching how potential changes to US regulatory, legislative, and financial policy could affect global business. As many individuals and corporations are still grappling with the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Morgan Lewis has created a resource to help companies navigate the steady stream of workplace policy shifts, guide corporations and investors to the latest aid available for rebuilding, decipher the intersection of global laws for multinational companies, and interpret the meaning of the latest developments for climate, health, and social issues.
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 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.