Employee Retirement Plans: Fiduciary Liability and Timely Topics for Plan Sponsors

February 9, 2011
Fox Rothschild LLP, ParenteBeard LLC and Newport Capital
The Yale Club

50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York, NY 10017

8:30 - 11 a.m.

Join us as we provide a regulatory and pension update for plan sponsors and pension professionals. Our panel of speakers will cover the new reporting requirements from the Department of Labor (DOL) as well as highlight who is considered a fiduciary to a retirement plan and the responsibilities and risk associated with being a plan fiduciary and suggested best practices. This session will also cover compliance with regulatory requirements and the procedures to follow with DOL and IRS correction programs when retirement plans are not in compliance with required regulations. Lastly, we'll address plan fees, including benchmarking, monitoring and selecting investment options.

Specific topics to be covered include:

  • Department of Labor regulatory update
  • Fiduciary responsibilities and risk
  • Investments
  • Forensic Review of 403(b) first-time audits
  • DOL and IRS correction programs
  • Complying with 408 (b)(2)
  • Plan sponsor responsibilities
  • Fiduciary best practices
  • Adhering to 404(c) compliance
  • Plan fees and benchmarking
  • Monitoring and selecting investment options

Faculty:

Harvey M. Katz
Fox Rothschild
Theresa Borzelli