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Join Two West and Spencer Fane LLP as we help plan sponsors understand and comply with the strict legal obligations that apply to plan fiduciaries under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) as well as applicable state laws.  Attendees will receive a certificate of completion following these webinars. These webinars are also pre-approved for one HRCI or SHRM recertification hour.

Fiduciary Hot Topics – Fall Edition

Date: 2017-10-31

Times: Noon 401(k) | 1:00 403(b)

  • Share class decisions pose significant fiduciary risk
  • When changing investment funds, notices are critical
  • New IRS guidance on hardship withdrawal substantiation
  • Don’t bypass the plan’s beneficiary designation rules
  • DOL Fiduciary Rule update: another delay

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Fees and Fiduciaries

Date: 2017-08-10

Times: Noon 401(k) | 1:00 403(b)

  • Why are retirement plan fees important?
  • What is a “reasonable” fee?
  • Who pays the fees, and how?
  • Who is responsible for monitoring the plan’s fees?

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A Fiduciary’s Approach To Investments

Date: 2017-05-24

Times: Noon 401(k) | 1:00 403(b)

  • Understand the fiduciary implications of investment selection
  • Follow best practices
  • Maximize participant outcomes

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Fiduciary 101

Date: 2017-02-01

Times: Noon 401(k) | 1:00 403(b)

Topics

  • Identify your plan’s fiduciaries.
  • Understand the special rules and responsibilities imposed on ERISA fiduciaries.
  • Document your efforts to train and educate your plan’s fiduciaries.

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Current Event Update

Date: 2016-11-02

Topics

  • Cybersecurity and the Role of ERISA Fiduciaries
  • Preparing For the New DOL Fiduciary Rule – A Checklist For Employers
  • Why Your Board Shouldn’t Be Involved in Managing Your Retirement Plan
  • How “Personal” is Personal Liability Under ERISA?

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Current Event Update

Date: 2016-08-03

Topics

  • The ERISA Litigation Explosion
  • Fiduciary and Practical Issues When Considering a Brokerage Window Option
  • The Latest DOL and IRS Audit Initiatives
  • Updates On the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule

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The Brave New “Fiduciary” World: Understanding the DOL’s Fiduciary Regulation

Date: 2016-05-04

Topics

  • Who is a “fiduciary” now?
  • What changes can employees expect from plan providers?
  • How does the new regulatory regime affect employers?
  • What is the “best interest” standard and when does it apply?
  • What should employers – and employees – know about rollover and IRA advice?

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Fiduciary 101

Date: 2016-02-03

Topics

  • Identify your plan’s fiduciaries.
  • Understand the special rules and responsibilities imposed on ERISA fiduciaries.
  • Document your efforts to train and educate your plan’s fiduciaries.

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Current Event Update

Date: 2015-11-04

Topics

  • Document retention requirements for retirement plans
  • Avoiding fiduciary missteps when changing investment funds (more lessons from Tussey v. ABB)
  • Criminal enforcement of ERISA standards
  • Be careful when restating prototype plan documents
  • Case study: Bryant v. Community Bancshares

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Current Event Update

Date: 2015-08-05

Topics

  • Supreme Court issues guidance on DUTY TO MONITOR INVESTMENTS.
  • DOL re-purposes EXPANDED DEFINITION OF “FIDUCIARY”
  • What’s going on in the BREAKROOM?
  • SAME-SEX MARRIAGE RULING has little effect on retirement plans.
  • CASE STUDY: Hall vs. Lockheed Martin

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Current Event Update

Date: 2015-05-06

Topics

  • Electronic disclosure of SPDs and notices
  • Loan and hardship documentation
  • DOL/SEC enforcement priority
  • Describe changes to your plan very carefully

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Fiduciary 101

Date: 2015-02-04

Topics

  • Identify your plan’s fiduciaries.
  • Understand the special rules and responsibilities imposed on ERISA fiduciaries.
  • Document your efforts to train and educate your plan’s fiduciaries.

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