Hot Topics in Employee Benefits — What We’re Seeing - June 2012

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Please join Morgan Lewis for the first installment of our What We're Seeing webinar series, featuring updates on hot topics or trends you should be following. This webinar will bring together important employee benefits and executive compensation developments.

Presentation agenda:

12:00 pm | Health and welfare

  • Supreme Court decision in Affordable Care Act case HHS v. Florida

12:15 pm | Plan sponsor responsibilities

  • Ford's recent lump-sum window for retirees
  • Benefit restrictions and their effect on plan corrections

12:30 pm | Fiduciary responsibilities

  • What to do with service provider fee disclosures
  • Getting ready for participant fee disclosures

12:45 pm | Executive compensation

  • Year-end deadline for section 409A compliance-payments subject to release
  • 2012 income acceleration in anticipation of 2013 "Taxmageddon"

1:00 pm | Independent contractors

  • Impact on benefits and payroll taxes
  • Methods to reduce financial exposure to IRS audits and worker challenges

1:15 pm | ESOPs

  • Tax planning for corporations and business owners in the upcoming year using ESOPs

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
12:00–1:30 pm ET

For more information, contact Olive To at 215.963.5116 or

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