Hot Topics in Employee Benefits — What We’re Seeing - December 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM ET

Please join us for the seventh installment of our What We’re Seeing webinar series, featuring updates on hot topics and trends you should be following. This webinar will focus on important developments regarding employee benefits and executive compensation.

December 18, 2013
12:00–1:00 pm ET

Steven D. Spencer
Chair, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Andy Anderson
Brian Hector
Mary Hevener
Zaitun Poonja
Julie Stapel

Presentation Agenda:

12:00 pm | Introduction

12:05 pm | Health and welfare

  • DOMA redux: Reactions to the United States v. Windsor decision
  • The new carryover opportunity for health flexible spending accounts

12:15 pm | Fiduciary considerations

  • The latest developments in “stock drop” litigation and implications for company stock funds in 401(k) plans
  • Global benefits governance issues: Considerations for cross-border plan governance

12:25 pm | Executive compensation

  • Issues to consider in global equity grants
  • Year-end reporting requirements

12:35 pm | Fringe benefits/payroll taxes

  • Year-end withholding and reporting issues

12:45 pm | ESOPs

  • Determination letter issues for ESOPs
  • S Corporation ESOPs: How synthetic equity impacts 409(p) testing

12:55 pm | Q&A

Save the date for the next webinar in this series: March 19, 2014

For additional information about this webinar, please contact Olive To at 215.963.5116 or oto@morganlewis.com.
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