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Michael P. Kreps

Michael P. Kreps

Groom Law Group

Washington, DC, USA


Michael P. Kreps is a principal at Groom Law Group, where he counsels employers, plan sponsors, financial institutions, trade associations, and coalitions on retirement, health, tax, and employment matters.  Mr. Kreps specializes in issues relating to public policy, fiduciary responsibility, and plan funding and restructuring.

Previously, Mr. Kreps served as the Senior Pensions and Employment Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions from the 111th through the 114th Congresses.  In that role, he managed all aspects of the Committee’s retirement agenda and had primary staff responsibility for pension legislation, including the pension investment provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the funding stabilization and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation reform provisions of the MAP-21 Act of 2012, the Pension Relief Act of 2010, and the CSEC Pension Flexibility Act.  He also led the Committee’s oversight of regulatory activities involving employee benefit plans.

Mr. Kreps is a frequent speaker and writer on retirement and health policy.  He holds a JD, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School and a BA, with distinction, in history and art history from the University of Colorado.  He is active in his local community as a member of the Alexandria Commissions on Aging and Human Rights and is member of the Sorensen Institute Political Leaders Program’s class of 2015.

Michael P. Kreps is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Groom Law Group, Benefits Brief, Department of Labor May Be Saying Au Revoir to BIC Exemption’s Restrictions on Arbitration (July 24, 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Groom Law Group, Benefits Brief, Fifth Circuit Oral Arguments—A New Hope for Fiduciary Rule Opponents? (August 10, 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Groom Law Group, Benefits Brief, New Conflict of Interest FAQs Address 408b-2 Disclosure Transition Period and Recommendations to Increase Contributions and Plan Participation (August 10, 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Groom Law Group, Benefits Brief, DOL Finalizes Transition Period Extension to July 1, 2019 (November 27, 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Investment Management: New Fiduciary World - Investment Management Institute 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Investment Management: New Fiduciary World - Investment Management: New Fiduciary World, Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Investment Management: New Fiduciary World - Investment Management: New Fiduciary World, Wednesday, May 02, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Investment Management: New Fiduciary World - Investment Management: New Fiduciary World, Wednesday, May 02, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Investment Management Institute 2018, Monday, May 07, 2018, New York, NY
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