Global Legislative Update, January 2020

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  • Bermuda: Pensions Scheme Revised
  • Canada: Companies Face New Diversity Requirements
  • United States: Cadillac, Other ACA Taxes Repealed in Spending Bill


  • Australia: Guidance on Superannuation Investment Fees and Disclosures Updated
  • Hong Kong: Greater Paid Maternity Leave Proposed
  • Malaysia: Industrial Relations Law, Union Rights Changes Proposed
  • Taiwan: Hiring Incentives and Protections for Older Workers Enacted
  • Vietnam: Labor Code Changes Enacted


  • Belgium: Tax on Private Car Use by Employees Reduced
  • Egypt: Pension and Employee Social Insurance Law Consolidated
  • European Union: Ruling Addresses Pension Compensation in Insolvency
  • Finland: Working Time Law To Increase Flexible Options Revised
  • France: Disability Hiring Requirements Expanded
  • Netherlands: Reforms Encourage Longer Employment Contracts
  • Sweden: Pensionable Age, Right-To-Remain-Employed Age Will Increase
  • United Arab Emirates: DIFC Delays Introduction of Workplace
    Savings Scheme
  • United Kingdom: Financial Reporting Council Stewardship Code Revised 
Stephanie Rosseau
by Stephanie Rosseau

Principal, Mercer’s Law & Policy Group

Fiona Webster
by Fiona Webster

Principal, Mercer’s Law & Policy Group

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