Hot Topics in Employee Benefits — What We’re Seeing - March 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
12:00 PM - 01:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Please join us for the eighth 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.

Craig Bitman
Deputy Practice Group Leader, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Andy Anderson
Althea Day
Brian Dougherty
Brian Hector
Daniel Hogans
Vivian McCardell

Presentation Agenda:

12:00 pm | Introduction

12:05 pm | Health and welfare

  • Final Affordable Care Act (ACA) shared responsibility rules
  • 2014 plan amendments

12:15 pm | Fiduciary considerations

  • A new payroll-deduction IRA — the MyRA IRA
  • Regulators focusing on IRA rollover market

12:25 pm | Plan sponsor issues

  • The U.S. Supreme Court’s endorsement of the plan-based limitations period for claims
  • IRS temporary relief for cross-testing for closed defined benefit plans
  • Additional IRS guidance for in-plan Roth conversions

12:40 pm | Executive compensation

  • Split-dollar life insurance issues
  • Key provisions of the proposed Tax Reform Act of 2014

12:50 pm | Multiemployer plans

  • Issues associated with the sunset of certain Pension Protection Act of 2006 provisions
  • Unique issues for multiemployer plans under the final ACA shared responsibility rules

1:00 pm | ESOPs

  • Increased Department of Labor litigation

1:10 pm | Q&A

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

CLE Credit:
CLE credit in CA, FL, IL, NJ, NY, PA, TX, and VA is currently pending approval.

Save the date for the next webinar in this series: June 11, 2014