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Online CLE ERISA Litigation CLE

ERISA Litigation in 2019 and Beyond

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (ET)
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Add Reminder to My Calendar 04/17/2019 2:00 pm 04/17/2019 4:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: ERISA Litigation in 2019 and Beyond The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today.https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=31844\r\n The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974 sets forth the guiding principles of employee benefit plans for private and other non-governmental entities. By setting the minimum standards required, ERISA regulates administration and investment practices which have long helped and protected employees from issues and disputes relating to corporate plans. \n \nHowever, despite its benefits, ERISA is an ever-growing area of law which oftentimes causes confusion among non-expert plan holders, as reflected by the increasing number of litigations every year. This reinforces the need for businesses and their counsel to keep themselves abreast of the recent ERISA litigation updates to put themselves in the best position. \n \nIn a LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues surrounding ERISA litigation. Speakers will provide an in-depth discussion of the law, guided by recent case laws and decisions. They will also offer important litigation insights in 2018 and beyond. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: Nuts and Bolts \n ERISA Claims and Preemptions \n Relevant Case Laws and Decisions \n Litigation Trends and Updates \n 2018 ERISA Litigations and Its Implications in the Upcoming Year \n Practical Tips \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/erisa-litigation-in-2019/

Online CLE ERISA Litigation

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE ERISA Litigation Webinar. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974 sets forth the guiding principles of employee benefit plans for private and other non-governmental entities. By setting the minimum standards required, ERISA regulates administration and investment practices which have long helped and protected employees from issues and disputes relating to corporate plans.

However, despite its benefits, ERISA is an ever-growing area of law which oftentimes causes confusion among non-expert plan holders, as reflected by the increasing number of litigations every year. This reinforces the need for businesses and their counsel to keep themselves abreast of the recent ERISA litigation updates to put themselves in the best position.

In a LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues surrounding ERISA litigation. Speakers will provide an in-depth discussion of the law, guided by recent case laws and decisions. They will also offer important litigation insights in 2018 and beyond.

Key topics include:

  • The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: Nuts and Bolts
  • ERISA Claims and Preemptions
  • Relevant Case Laws and Decisions
  • Litigation Trends and Updates
  • 2018 ERISA Litigations and Its Implications in the Upcoming Year
  • Practical Tips

Who Should Attend

  • ERISA Counsel
  • Retirement Plan Financial Professionals
  • Human Resource & Benefits Personnel
  • Litigation Officers
  • Employee Benefits & Compensation Lawyers and Consultants
  • Employee Benefits & Compensation Officers
  • Employees
  • Employers
  • Employment Law Attorneys
  • Private and Public Companies
  • Other Interested/Related Professionals

Faculty

Online CLE ERISA Litigation
Robert M. Forni, Jr., Esq.
Partner
Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley PC
Online CLE ERISA Litigation
David R. Johanson
Partner
Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP

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Online CLE ERISA Litigation

SEGMENT 1:
Robert M. Forni, Jr., Esq., Partner
Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley PC

SEGMENT 2:
David R. Johanson, Partner
Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP

Online CLE ERISA Litigation

Online CLE ERISA Litigation

Robert M. Forni, Jr., Esq.PartnerRopers Majeski Kohn & Bentley PC

Robert M. Forni, Jr. is a partner in Ropers Majeski’s San Francisco office.  With two decades of litigation experience and expertise in ERISA, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation involving commercial and personal lines of insurance, Mr. Forni specializes in the representation of insurers, employers, employee welfare benefit plans and their fiduciaries in all phases of litigation, in state and federal court. Mr. Forni has also provided services as insurer-selected counsel for insureds, and independent representation of insureds as Cumis counsel. Mr. Forni is experienced in preparing comprehensive coverage opinions, counseling insurers and employee welfare plans throughout the claims and litigation process, and developing practical and efficient solutions for clients that achieve their business and legal objectives. Mr. Forni’s expertise extends to commercial and personal lines of insurance, including disability, health, commercial general liability, commercial property, homeowners and automobile.

Online CLE ERISA Litigation

David R. JohansonPartnerHawkins Parnell & Young, LLP

David R. Johanson is Partner-in-Charge of the Napa office of Hawkins Parnell & Young LLP.  He also has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Dallas to cover his national client base with a team of more than 20 partners, associates, and paralegals. David and his team assist in general corporate matters and in employee ownership, benefit, ERISA, and related business matters, with an emphasis on executive compensation, equity incentive plans, non-qualified deferred compensation, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), ESOP transactions, mergers and acquisitions (and related tax planning), and business succession and estate planning. David and his team have defended ERISA fiduciaries, plan sponsors, selling shareholders, and investment advisers in ERISA litigation matters involving ESOPs and business transactions in federal and state courts throughout the country in a wide range of controversies covering ERISA fiduciary responsibilities, ESOP valuation disputes, disclosure obligations, investment issues, non-competition disputes, and tax matters. David has extensive experience in negotiating ESOP, ERISA, and other issues with government regulatory agencies and in representing ERISA fiduciaries and members of Boards of Directors and officers in state and federal litigation throughout the country.

Online CLE ERISA Litigation

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of employee benefits law

Course Code:
   147401

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
   1.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

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Our lawyers have extensive experience in business litigation and appellate law; class actions; construction defect litigation; corporate law and counsel; directors and officers liability; employment counseling and litigation; entertainment law; environmental, toxic tort liability; estate planning and wealth management; fidelity and surety bonds; insurance coverage, bad faith, ERISA; intellectual property; litigation management, cost control and fee disputes; mergers and acquisitions; personal and catastrophic injury litigation; product and premises liability; professional negligence; real estate; startup and emerging-growth companies formation and representation; and taxation.

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Over the last half century, Hawkins Parnell & Young LLP has grown to include more than 160 lawyers in 10 offices located in Atlanta, Austin, Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Napa, New York, St. Louis, and San Francisco. The team represents many of America’s largest corporations, small local businesses, and individuals in complex litigation and transactions. As national leaders in their fields of expertise, their ESOP, Employee Benefits, M&A, Tax & ERISA group brings extraordinary depth in perspective when advising clients in connection with retirement plans, equity incentives, executive compensation, shareholder issues, fiduciaries, mergers and acquisitions, and employment and benefits litigation throughout the country.

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