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ERISA 2017: The Evolving World

Released on: Aug. 8, 2017
Running Time: 12:33:11

PLI’s popular two-day program, ERISA 2017: The Evolving World is a must for ERISA and benefits practitioners. Our experienced faculty of leading benefits attorneys will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the requirements for intended tax treatment, fiduciary responsibilities and other issues relating to the investment of plan assets, how to correct errors and the role of the benefits practitioner in the transactional setting. In addition, you will learn about recent IRS, DOL and legislative and judicial developments. This program is appropriate for attorneys, human resources practitioners and other professionals who work in the area of employee benefits and compensation planning who need an introduction to ERISA.

You will learn:

  • Requirements and special rules for different retirement plans
  • Specific rules for defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans
  • Distributions from qualified plans; reporting and disclosure requirements; fiduciary responsibilities and other aspects of plan investment
  • Design and operation of 401(k) plans
  • Ethical issues for the practitioner (Earn up to 1 hour of Ethics CLE Credit)

Lecture Topics
[Total time 12:33:11]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Opening Remarks and Introduction* [00:08:18]
    Erin K. Cho, William E. Ryan III
  • ERISA Fundamentals and Evolution [01:15:53]
    Phyllis C. Borzi, Arthur H. Kohn
  • ERISA: The Fiduciary Regulation- Where Are We and What’s Next? [01:30:16]
    Tammy Bawnik, Sarah L Burt, Steven R Kronheim, Christina Y. Lee, Michael B. Richman
  • ERISA: Platforms and Investment Products - Post-Fiduciary Regulation [01:30:31]
    Jason Bortz, Joseph Craven, Peter E. Haller, Seth Rosenbloom
  • ERISA: Promises and Pitfalls of IRAs [01:00:31]
    Jeanie Cogill, Thomas J D'Elisa, Allison E. Wielobob
  • ERISA: Legal Risks and Issues Affecting Plan Sponsors [00:59:19]
    Jennifer E. Eller, Gisele M. Sutherland
  • ERISA: The M&A Transactional Practice [01:03:00]
    Alicia C. McCarthy, Ian L. Levin
  • ERISA: Employer Securities in Qualified Plans [00:57:35]
    Shannon Barrett, Lori E.. Bostrom, Karen L. Handorf
  • ERISA Litigation [01:00:32]
    Wendy Schick Dougall, H. Douglas Hinson
  • ERISA: Regulatory Interaction with Plans [00:58:03]
    Michael J. Boro, Alan D. Lebowitz, Steven W. Rabitz
  • ERISA: Title IV - Defined Benefit Plans: the PBGC, Plan Terminations and Multiemployer Plans [01:06:26]
    Harold J Ashner, Robert C. Fleder, Constance Markakis
  • ERISA: Legal Ethics – Outside and In-House Counsel [01:02:47]
    Bruce Gallant, Andrew L. Oringer

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:


  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • Acosta’s DOL Approach to the Fiduciary Rule (May 23, 2017)
    Erin K. Cho
  • Definition of the Term “Fiduciary”; Conflict of Interest Rule–Retirement Investment Advice; Best Interest Contract Exemption (Prohibited Transaction Exemption 2016-01); Class Exemption for Principal Transactions in Certain Assets Between Investment Advice Fiduciaries and Employee Benefit Plans and IRAs (Prohibited Transaction Exemption 2016-02); Prohibited Transaction Exemptions 75-1, 77-4, 80-83, 83-1, 84-24 and 86-128, 29 CFR Part 2510 (April 2017)
  • DOL Fiduciary Rule: Ready, Set, Go! But How Far? (June 7, 2017)
    Michael B. Richman
  • Conflict of Interest FAQs (Transition Period) (May 2017)
  • Temporary Enforcement Policy on Fiduciary Duty Rule
  • Conflict of Interest Exemptions FAQs
  • Conflict of Interest FAQs (Part II–Rule) (January 2017)
  • DOL Releases Guidance on Best Interest Contract and other Exemptions (October 31, 2016)
    Erin K. Cho
  • DOL Releases Second Set of FAQ Guidance on Fiduciary Rule (January 17, 2017)
    Erin K. Cho
  • IRS Announces Fiduciary Rule Excise Tax Relief (March 28, 2017)
    Erin K. Cho
  • DOL Finalizes 60-Day Delay of Fiduciary Rule (April 5, 2017)
    Peter E. Haller
  • DOL Issues Proposed Best Interest Contract Exemption for Insurance Intermediaries (January 23, 2017)
    Peter E. Haller
  • Proposed Best Interest Contract Exemption for Insurance Intermediaries
  • The Final Rule: DOL’s Expanded Definition of Investment Advice Fiduciary Under ERISA and Revised Complex of Exemptions, Analysis and Critical Issues
    Allison E. Wielobob
  • Legal Alert: 2016 in Review: ERISA Criminal Enforcement Rises, Civil Enforcement Falls (February 28, 2017)
    Allison E. Wielobob
  • The Final Rule: June 9 is the launch date after all
    Allison E. Wielobob
  • The Final DOL Fiduciary Rule—Considerations for Plan Sponsors (June 14, 2016)
    Michael B. Richman
  • Employer Securities in Qualified Plans (June 30, 2016)
    David A. Cohen, Lori E. Bostrom, William E. Ryan
  • Hiring an Independent Fiduciary for a 401(k) Plan Company Stock Fund: Common Questions from Plan Sponsors and Plan Committees
    John Matelis, David A. Cohen, Lori E. Bostrom, William E. Ryan
  • In Victory for Religiously-Affiliated Hospitals, the Supreme Court Rules that Church Plans Need not be Established by Churches (June 6, 2017)
    Erin K. Cho
  • Advocate Health Care Network et al. v. Stapleton et al., Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, No. 16-74. 581 U.S. ____ (June 5, 2017)
  • ERISA Litigation (PowerPoint slides)
    H. Douglas Hinson, Wendy Schick Dougall
  • New Determination Program Rev. Proc. 2016-37
  • Rulings and Determination Letters. 26 CFR § 601.201 (2016)
  • New IRS Guidance on Downsized DL Program—In Brief (July 1, 2016)
    Erin K. Cho
  • PBGC Walks Back Early Warning Program Expansion (May 11, 2017)
    Erin K. Cho
  • Risk Mitigation & Early Warning Program
  • Risk Mitigation & Early Warning Questions and Answers
  • Canadian Court Rejects Multiemployer Plan’s ERISA Controlled-Group Liability Claims (May 12, 2017)
    Erin K. Cho
  • Navigating Murky Waters: Ethics for the ERISA Lawyer (May 2017)
    Andrew L. Oringer
  • Ethical Considerations for the ERISA Lawyer (PowerPoint slides)
    Bruce D. Gallant, Andrew L. Oringer
  • Employee Benefits Considerations in Joint Ventures
    Peter J. Hunt, Susan P. Serota

Presentation Material


  • Supplementary Materials
    Steven R Kronheim
  • Supplementary Materials
    Michael B. Richman
  • Supplementary Materials
    Michael B. Richman
  • ERISA: Platforms and Investment Products - Post-Fiduciary Regulation
    Jason Bortz, Joseph Craven, Peter E. Haller, Seth Rosenbloom
  • ERISA: Promises and Pitfalls of IRAs
    Jeanie Cogill, Thomas J D'Elisa, Allison E. Wielobob
  • ERISA: Legal Risks and Issues Affecting Plan Sponsors
    Jennifer E. Eller
  • ERISA: The M&A Transactional Practice
    Ian L. Levin, Alicia C. McCarthy, Brian D. Robbins
  • ERISA: Employer Securities in Qualified Plans
    Shannon Barrett, Lori E.. Bostrom, Karen L. Handorf
  • ERISA Litigation
    H. Douglas Hinson, Wendy Schick Dougall
  • ERISA: Regulatory Interaction with Plans
    Michael J. Boro
  • ERISA: Title IV - Defined Benefit Plans: the PBGC, Plan Terminations and Multiemployer Plans
    Harold J Ashner
  • ERISA: Title IV - Defined Benefit Plans: the PBGC, Plan Terminations and Multiemployer Plans
    Constance Markakis
  • ERISA: Title IV - Defined Benefit Plans: the PBGC, Plan Terminations and Multiemployer Plans
    Robert C. Fleder
  • ERISA: Legal Ethics - Outside and In-House Counsel
    Bruce Gallant, Andrew L. Oringer
Co-Chair(s)
Erin K. Cho ~ Groom Law Group, Chartered
William E. Ryan III ~ President & Chief Fiduciary Officer, Newport Trust Company
Speaker(s)
Harold J Ashner ~ Keightley & Ashner LLP
Shannon Barrett ~ O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Tammy Bawnik ~ Deputy General Counsel, UBS Financial Services Inc
Michael J. Boro ~ PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Jason Bortz ~ Senior Counsel, Senior Vice President, Capital Research and Management Company
Phyllis C. Borzi ~ Former Assistant Secretary of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration
Lori E.. Bostrom ~ Managing Director, Evercore Trust Company NA
Sarah L. Burt ~ Vice President, Corporate Counsel, Prudential Financial, Inc.
Jeanie Cogill ~ Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Joseph Craven ~ BlackRock
Thomas J D'Elisa ~ Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Legal and Compliance
Jennifer E. Eller ~ Groom Law Group, Chartered
Robert C. Fleder ~ Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Bruce Gallant ~ Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Peter E. Haller ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Karen L. Handorf ~ Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
H. Douglas Hinson ~ Alston & Bird LLP
Arthur H. Kohn ~ Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Alan D. Lebowitz ~ Senior Advisor, Evercore Trust Company, N.A.
Christina Y. Lee ~ Executive Director, Legal and Compliance, Morgan Stanley
Ian L. Levin ~ Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Constance Markakis ~ Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Alicia C. McCarthy ~ Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Andrew L. Oringer ~ Dechert LLP
Steven W. Rabitz ~ Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Michael B. Richman ~ Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Seth Rosenbloom ~ Betterment
Wendy Schick Dougall ~ Associate General Counsel, American International Group
Gisele M. Sutherland ~ BMO Financial Group
Allison E. Wielobob ~ Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
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