ERISA: Defense Strategies to DOL Litigation and Investigations


The recent months have witnessed a flurry of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) benefits-related litigation. The Department of Labor (DOL) is getting on the scene with heightened audits and investigations which may breed increased risk of violations for employers, plan sponsors, fiduciaries, and other professionals providing ERISA-governed benefits plans. Likewise, recent court decisions such as the Supreme Court’s ruling on Hughes v. Northwestern University continue to provide guidance to the Court of Appeals in carefully scrutinizing the plaintiff’s allegations.

What’s Next in ESG Investments and ERISA’s Fiduciary Duties?


In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in What’s Next in ESG Investments and ERISA’s Fiduciary Duties?. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!

Trends and Updates in ERISA: Critical Issues and Best Practices in Light of Recent Cases


The fiscal year 2020 continues to be a dynamic year for employee retirement plans as changes and cases continue to shape the area. Primarily, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review three cases relating to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), which involves a range of significant issues. Whereas at the circuit court level, several high-profile lawsuits are emerging that could attract the attention of judges.

SECURE ACT is Here: The Pros and Cons Explored


The Setting Every Family Up for Retirement (SECURE) Act was signed into law last December 2019 as part of the year-end spending bill. Comprising nearly 30 provisions, the SECURE Act implements various measures aimed at improving retirement savings security. It also includes significant requirements designed to increase access to tax-advantaged accounts, as well as easier avenues for small and medium-sized companies to participate in pension plans for their employees.

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