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With the US poised to decrease regulation and the
outcome of Brexit unknown, multinational institutions
face a great deal of unpredictability in the regulatory
landscape. In this edition of Partnering Perspectives, we
look at cross-border regulatory trends in the pension,
financial services, and energy sectors. We also discuss
limitations on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s
enforcement remedies and triggers for US work product
protection and document preservation.
The US and UK face similar challenges with respect
to defined contribution plans in retirement planning.
Francois Barker, Adam Cohen, Brittany Edwards-
Franklin, and Tim Smith analyze how such plans have
evolved and provide examples of best practices in each
With the US looking to decrease regulation while the UK
maintains relatively robust regulation of the financial
services sector, Peter Harper, Meghana Shah, James
Southworth, Lewis Wiener, and Sarah Chaudhry discuss
the challenges for institutions operating internationally.
David Baay, Mark Howarth, Louise Howarth, Catherine
Manning, and Robert Lemus take a closer look at three
repealed regulations impacting energy and mining
Bruce Bettigole, Neil Lang, Adam Pollet, and Laura
Raden discuss a recent US Supreme Court decision
and its rippling effects on SEC enforcement remedies.
Robert Owen and Melissa Fox explore court decisions
that conflate the triggers for work product protection
and document preservation.
As always, please let me know if we can be of service in
any way and if you have suggestions for future issues of
Patricia A. Gorham
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
Navigating the global regulatory landscape