Hot Topics in Employee Benefits – What We’re Seeing

June 11, 2014

On June 11, 2014, Morgan Lewis’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice presented its ninth installment of our “Hot Topics in Employee BenefitsWhat We're Seeing” webinar series, which featured updates on hot topics and trends you should be following. This webinar focused on important developments regarding employee benefits and executive compensation.

Topics discussed included:

Legislative update

  • The latest from Capitol Hill
  • The latest from the Obama administration

Health and welfare

  • 90-day waiting periods
  • COBRA notices

Fiduciary considerations

  • Department of Labor’s focus on “hard to value” assets

Plan sponsor issues

  • Retirement plan overpayments, missing participants, and uncashed checks

Executive compensation

  • How executive compensation fared in the 2014 proxy season


  • Trends in ESOPs involving valuation and bankruptcy

Pre-register for the next webinar in this series: September 17, 2014