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

March 20, 2013
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Please join Morgan Lewis for the fourth 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, March 20, 2012
12:00-1:30 pm ET

Presentation Agenda:

12:00 pm | Introduction

12:05 pm | Health and welfare

  • Affordable Care Act — what employers can expect in the coming months
  • 2014 out-of-pocket requirements
  • Wellness plan opportunities and problems under proposed regulations

12:35 pm | Fiduciary considerations

  • ERISA section 408(b)(2) disclosures
  • Department of Labor audit questions about fiduciary training

12:45 pm | Fiduciary and plan sponsor considerations 

  • Pension "de-risking"

1:05 pm | Plan sponsor issues 

  • In-plan Roth conversions
  • Annual matching contribution allocation considerations

1:15 pm | Fringe benefits/payroll taxes

  • Update on Quality Stores and severance refund claims, including Supreme Court review
  • April 15 filing deadline for FICA tax refund claims

1:20 pm | Q&A

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

Save the date for the next webinar in this series:
June 12, 2013

For more information, contact Olive To at 215.963.5116 or oto@morganlewis.com.

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