What are the hot topics and major developments in employee benefits law – and how do they impact our clients?
This session will provide an overview of the significant regulatory developments and changes in 2019 affecting employee benefit plans, including, among others:
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (“SECURE”) Act;
Updated procedures from the IRS regarding the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (“EPCRS”); and
Other guidance issued by either the DOL or IRS.
We will provide an update on the major laws and regulatory guidance that were issued or became effective in 2019, or that are set to take effect in 2020. We will explore the implications that these legal and regulatory changes have on our clients, including key dates and action items. We will also discuss best practices and planning opportunities for clients to ensure compliance in this ever-changing legal landscape and discuss practical solutions to common non-compliance issues.
Identify the major 2019 and upcoming changes to the rules governing employee benefit plans
Determine what steps must be taken by clients to comply with these laws
Determine best practices, planning opportunities, and practical considerations for addressing both current and future expected regulatory changes