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Weiyen Jonas

Fidelity Investments
Vice President and Associate General Counsel, FMR LLC Legal Department
Boston, MA, USA


Weiyen Jonas is a Vice President and Associate General Counsel in the FMR LLC Legal Department of Fidelity Investments in Boston, Massachusetts.  She is part of the legal team which interprets, applies and oversees compliance with the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA and other federal and state laws affecting retirement plans. She also advises on new product designs, reviews pending legislation and regulations, and negotiates contracts, among other responsibilities, with a specialization in retirement plans offered by tax-exempt and governmental employers. Ms. Jonas is a current contributor to the 403(b) Answer Book, frequently presents at conferences, is a member of the American Law Institute - American Bar Association Continuing Professional Education Employee Benefits Advisory Panel, and has taught ERISA and Employee Benefits Law at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.

Before joining Fidelity in 1999, Ms. Jonas practiced employee benefits law at Goodwin Procter LLC in Boston after graduating cum laude from Harvard Law School. After graduating magna cum laude from Georgetown University and prior to attending law school, she was employed as a tax accountant and CPA for Price Waterhouse. Ms. Jonas is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.

Weiyen Jonas is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Variable Annuities in Retirement Plans; and Appendices 27A-27D - Variable Annuities and Variable Life Insurance Regulation, Thursday, October 12, 2017
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