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Trump’s Executive Order on Retirement Plans: Far Reaching Implications Explored

Live Webcast Date: Monday, April 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET)
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Add Reminder to My Calendar 04/15/2019 11:00 am 04/15/2019 1:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Trump’s Executive Order on Retirement Plans: Far Reaching Implications Explored 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=104537\r\n Intended to assist businesses in offering retirement plans to their employees, U.S. President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) directing the Departments of Labor and the Treasury to issue regulations that would modify the general process of retirement plans. The signed EO allows small businesses to offer retirement plans through pooled plans, also known as Association Retirement Plans (ARPs), or Multiple Employer Plans (MEPs). It also initiates to review Minimum Distribution (RMD) rules and the retirement plans’ paperwork and administrative requirements. \n \nWith the ever-evolving regulatory framework, the future and impact of these new developments to the retirement plan landscape remains unclear. Thus, it is necessary for employers and employees to keep themselves abreast of the trends and updates that may potentially arise. \n \nJoin a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group as they provide and present to the audience an in-depth discussion of Trump’s Executive Order on Retirement Plans. Speakers will identify important issues and updates surrounding this significant topic. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective retirement plan strategy. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n Trump’s E.O. on Retirement Plans: An Overview \n Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Rules \n The Retirement Enhancement Savings Act (RESA) \n Identifying Red Flags \n Implications and Inferences \n Best Retirement Plan Strategy \n A 2019 Outlook \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/executive-order-on-retirement-plans/

Online CLE Retirement Plans

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Retirement Plans Webinar. Intended to assist businesses in offering retirement plans to their employees, U.S. President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) directing the Departments of Labor and the Treasury to issue regulations that would modify the general process of retirement plans. The signed EO allows small businesses to offer retirement plans through pooled plans, also known as Association Retirement Plans (ARPs), or Multiple Employer Plans (MEPs). It also initiates to review Minimum Distribution (RMD) rules and the retirement plans’ paperwork and administrative requirements.

With the ever-evolving regulatory framework, the future and impact of these new developments to the retirement plan landscape remains unclear. Thus, it is necessary for employers and employees to keep themselves abreast of the trends and updates that may potentially arise.

Join a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group as they provide and present to the audience an in-depth discussion of Trump’s Executive Order on Retirement Plans. Speakers will identify important issues and updates surrounding this significant topic. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective retirement plan strategy.

Key topics include:

  • Trump’s E.O. on Retirement Plans: An Overview
  • Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Rules
  • The Retirement Enhancement Savings Act (RESA)
  • Identifying Red Flags
  • Implications and Inferences
  • Best Retirement Plan Strategy
  • A 2019 Outlook

Who Should Attend

  • Retirement Plan Sponsors
  • Employers
  • Employees
  • In-house Counsel
  • Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Small Businesses

Faculty

Online CLE Retirement Plans
Paul L. Porretta
Partner
Pepper Hamilton LLP
Online CLE Retirement Plans
Aliya Robinson
Senior Vice President, Retirement and Compensation Policy
The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC)

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Online CLE Retirement Plans

Paul L. Porretta, Partner
Pepper Hamilton LLP

Aliya Robinson, Senior Vice President, Retirement and Compensation Policy
The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC)

Online CLE Retirement Plans

Online CLE Retirement Plans

Paul L. PorrettaPartnerPepper Hamilton LLP

Paul L. Porretta is a partner in Pepper Hamilton LLP’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group, resident in its New York office.

Mr. Porretta’s practice focuses on a wide range of services related to 401(k) plans, pension plans, multiemployer plans, employee stock ownership plan (ESOPs) and ERISA issues.  In addition, he has extensive experience with equity-based compensation, nonqualified deferred compensation, employment arrangements, health and welfare plans and HIPAA compliance.

Prior to joining Pepper Hamilton, Mr. Porretta was a partner with Morrison Cohen LLP and an assistant general counsel at MetLife.  He started his legal career at Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP.

Mr. Porretta received a B.A. from Marquette University, a M.B.A. from Fordham University, a J.D. from New York Law School and a LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law. 

Online CLE Retirement Plans

Aliya RobinsonSenior Vice President, Retirement and Compensation PolicyThe ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC)

Aliya Robinson is Senior Vice President of Retirement and Compensation Policy. She leads ERIC’s efforts to develop and advocate for retirement and compensation public policies priorities for ERIC member companies at the federal, state, and local levels. Aliya has more than 20 years of experience. She previously served as the Executive Director of Retirement Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce where she was responsible for developing, promoting, and publicizing the Chamber’s policy on employer-provided retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation, and Social Security. She led the Chamber’s efforts on several pieces of retirement legislation, most notably the Pension Protection Act of 2006 and the Multiemployer Reform Act of 2014.

Prior to joining the Chamber, Aliya practiced employee benefits law advising clients on issues relating to ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code for retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and fringe benefit plans. Additionally, she worked on multiemployer pension plan compliance under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, and various areas of corporate tax, including corporate restructuring, implementation of cafeteria plans, and compliance with tax reporting obligations. Aliya is a fellow in the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel and is a member of the Tax Coalition and the ERISA Roundtable. She is the Qualified Plans Subcommittee Co-chair of the Employee Benefits Committee of the ABA Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association and a contributing editor to the American Bar Association Treatise on Employee Benefits Law.

Aliya is a graduate of New York University School of Law, where she also received a Master of Laws in Taxation. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and African studies from Yale University.

Online CLE Retirement Plans

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of employee benefits

Course Code:
   147837

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.

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.

Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 425 lawyers in 14 offices across the United States.  The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world.  The firm was founded in 1890.

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