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Congress Considers New Multiemployer Pension Reform

USA - February 16 2021 Without congressional intervention, about 100 multiemployer pension plans are expected to become insolvent in the next 20 years, and some much sooner…

Kevin L. Wright, Sarah Bryan Fask.

United Nations Takes Another Step in Developing a Treaty on Business and Human Rights

USA - November 5 2019 Since it was established in 2014, a United Nations Inter-Governmental Working Group (“IGWG”) has met annually to develop a multilateral treaty to…

Lavanga V. Wijekoon, Stefan J. Marculewicz.

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Global Human Rights Topics

USA - October 15 2019 Human rights issues increasingly require the assistance of experienced counsel who can help employers navigate very fluid and complex legal, business…

Lavanga V. Wijekoon, Stefan J. Marculewicz.

Germany Seeks to Mandate Human Rights Due Diligence for Companies and Their Global Partners

USA - April 25 2019 In February 2019, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (“Development Ministry”) introduced a draft law (the “Draft…

Courtney O. Chambers, Jan-Ove Becker, Lavanga V. Wijekoon, Stefan J. Marculewicz.

The PBGC Proposes Simplified Methods for Calculating Withdrawal Liability

USA - March 12 2019 The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) recently proposed amendments to the regulations that govern how multiemployer plans calculate…

Kevin L. Wright, Sarah Bryan Fask.