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

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
12:00 PM - 01:15 PM Eastern Standard Time

Please join us for the 11th 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.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
12:00–1:15 pm ET

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

Presentation Agenda:

12:00 pm | Introduction

12:05 pm | Health and Welfare

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA) Shared Responsibility: Leased employees and reporting

12:15 pm | Multiemployer Plans

  • ACA Shared Responsibility requirements and multiemployer health plans
  • IRS ACA reporting requirements and multiemployer health plans

12:25 pm | Fiduciary Considerations

  • Looking into the future of company stock litigation—what we can learn from Tatum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Harris v. Amgen

12:35 pm | Plan Sponsor Issues

  • IRS ruling on application of qualified plan nondiscrimination requirements to target date funds 
  • IRS ruling on tax treatment of rollovers of pre-tax/Roth distributions
  • Year-end update

12:45 pm | Executive Compensation

  • New Institutional Shareholder Services guidelines for equity plan approval

12:55 pm | Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

  • How the Department of Labor/GreatBanc settlement has affected the ESOP community

1:05 pm | Fringe Benefits

  • Tax treatment of food at company cafeterias and snack rooms: IRS audits and pending new guidance

Save the date for the next webinar in this series: March 25, 2015

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

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