Successfully discharging your fiduciary duties requires time and effort. And knowing the rules is more crucial than ever. With the Department of Labor turning out new regulations including new rules that change the landscape on fees as well as the definition of fiduciary benefits professionals need to stay on top of these developments to stay out of trouble.
BNA draws upon veteran Department of Labor experts and experienced members of the BNA advisory board to describe and discuss new DOL regulatory and compliance requirements that directly affect how you manage your 401(k), health, and other employee benefit programs. Youll learn:
- What are the new requirements?
- How can you meet them?
- What might happen if you dont?
Youll also get inside details on new fiduciary requirements
and what youas a plan fiduciarymust do to meet your obligations both to your participants and your company. Plus, youll get practical insights on new DOL regulations, both DOL and private ERISA litigation, and what you should do to protect yourself from a lawsuit.
Join us for this important and informative 60 minute complimentary web seminar led by BNA advisory board member Sherwin Kaplan, Of Counsel at Nixon Peabody and a 23-year veteran of the Department of Labor and ensure you and your plans are ready for the new year.
About the Panelists:
- Sherwin Kaplan, Of Counsel at Nixon Peabody
Sherwin Kaplan is a 23-year veteran of the U.S. Department of Labor, having worked in Washington, DC, in both the Office of the Solicitor and the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration. As deputy associate solicitor in the Plan Benefits Security Division, Sherwin had litigation, enforcement, and regulatory responsibility for ERISA-covered pension and health plans throughout the country and participated in virtually all significant ERISA litigation that involved the Department of Labor. He is a frequent speaker on ERISA subjects at bar association meetings, education seminars, and training programs and is often quoted in national employee benefit plan journals and magazines.
- Eric Paley, Partner at Nixon Peabody
Eric Paley is a member of the firms Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation team within the Labor and Employment practice group. Eric focuses his practice on the law and regulations governing retirement plans (e.g., pension, profit-sharing, 401(k), and 403(b) plan compliance), welfare plans (e.g., group health plan, group insurance plan, cafeteria plan, HIPAA, and COBRA compliance), nonqualified deferred compensation plans and equity compensation plans. A significant portion of Erics practice also involves counseling retirement and welfare plan committees on their fiduciary responsibilities under ERISA.