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Key Considerations and Best Practices for Transitioning to Long-Term Remote Work

USA - November 30 2020 As the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continue to rise throughout the country and the impact of the pandemic on employers continues unabated…

Germany Further Aligns Foreign Direct Investment Screening Regime with EU Regulation

European Union, Germany - November 24 2020 The 16th Amendment to the German Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance entered into effect on October 28, 2020, the third step in the German…

HHS Regulatory Sprint Crosses the Finish Line: New Stark and Anti-Kickback Rules Forecast Big Changes for Patients and Value-Based Care

USA - November 24 2020 Powerfully illustrating the efforts of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to transform the US healthcare system to a value-based…

What to Expect from DOJ Enforcement Under Biden, Law360

USA - November 23 2020 There was a perception in 2017 when then President-elect Donald Trump took office that white collar enforcement actions under the U.S. Department of…

The UK’s Proposed New National Security Investment Screening Regime: Standalone, Mandatory, And Broad In Scope

United Kingdom - November 20 2020 The proposed regime is a huge departure for the United Kingdom, since it introduces mandatory filings for certain investments raising a national…

New York State, City Issue Guidance on New Paid Sick Leave Requirements

USA - November 20 2020 New York State and New York City have recently issued guidance and documentation on the New York State Paid Sick Leave Law (the State Sick Leave Law)…

COVID-19 Vaccines: Considerations for US Employers

USA - November 9 2020 As the world awaits a successful COVID-19 vaccine, employers are beginning to consider the implications a new vaccine will have on their workplaces…

CFPB Issues Final (and First Ever) Debt Collection Rule

USA - November 9 2020 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau or CFPB) on October 30 issued the first part of its long-awaited debt collection final rule, which…

ICO GDPR Fines Reduced to £20m and £18.4m to Reflect British Airways and Marriott Mitigating Factors

United Kingdom - November 6 2020 The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently handed down two of the largest fines relating to a data breach in UK history. In August…

Senate Banking Committee Members Propose Fair Access to Financial Services Act

USA - November 2 2020 Members of the US Senate Banking Committee recently introduced a bill to create the Fair Access Financial Services Act of 2020, which is aimed to…