6-Hour Program

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In addition to the credits listed to the right, this program also offers credit for CFP certification. Pension Plan Investments 2018: Current Perspectives has been approved for 7.50 CE credits.

Why You Should Attend

Experienced practitioners in the area of pension investment law, together with senior representatives of the Department of Labor, will give their perspectives, and illuminate issues, on current topics and recent developments. Continued statutory, regulatory and market changes ensure a full agenda of new developments to be debated and analyzed by the panelists. The Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation brought a new regulatory structure for pension investment activities in the derivatives markets that raises substantial uncertainties for a broad group of investment products, and compliance issues for plan fiduciaries. Keeping abreast of these developments, and staying current on new ERISA case law, enforcement actions and ordinary course investment practices, is critical.

What You Will Learn

  • Department of Labor perspectives on developments relating to prohibited transaction exemptions, and compliance and litigation priorities
  • Legislative and regulatory developments, including developments concerning pension plan transactions in derivatives, fiduciary status, the provision of services, and reporting requirements
  • Current investment fund issues, including structuring a plan asset hedge fund
  • Update on ESOPs
  • Cryptocurrencies and ERISA 


Program Level: Update

Intended Audience: Practitioners in the area of pension investment law seeking to stay abreast of latest developments in the field, and to stay current on new ERISA case law, enforcement actions and ordinary course investment practices. 

Prerequisites: An understanding of ERISA and the financial products available in the marketplace, as well as the regulatory issues that arise from plan investment. 

Advanced Preparation: None


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