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ERISA Regulatory Update 2013

Length: 2 hours

In this program you will hear perspectives from a panel of distinguished attorneys on recent regulatory developments affecting sponsors, administrators, and investment managers of employee benefit plans subject to ERISA.

Program Chair: Ira G. Bogner, Proskauer Rose LLP

Faculty: Sarah E. Downie, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP; Ian L. Levin,
Willkie Farr & Gallagher, LLP; David C. Olstein, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Jeffrey Ross, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP

Agenda

6:00 - 6:05         Introductory Remarks
                       

6:05 - 6:15         Overview of Relevant Statutory Provisions
                            David Olstein

6:15 - 7:00         2012 Key Developments in ERISA Litigation
• Supreme Court Update: U.S. Airways, Inc. v.McCutchen
• Update on Employer Stock Fund Litigation
• Best Practices for Benefit Claims Administration and Litigation
Avoidance and Defense
                            Russell Hirschhorn & David Preminger

7:00 - 7:50         Ethics in ERISA Litigation
• Applicability of the fiduciary exception to the attorney-client
privilege.
• Applicability of the fiduciary exception to the attorney work
product doctrine.
                            Russell Hirschhorn & David Preminger

7:50 - 8:00         Questions & Answers
                            Panel
 
CLE credit: NY: 2.0 total: 1.0 pp & 1.0 ethics
NJ: 2.0 total: 1.0 general & 1.0 professional responsibility
CA & PA: 1.5 total: 1.0 general & .5 professional responsibility


Original Recording Date: 10/10/2013

CLE Credits (60): 1.67 Total


Produced By:

New York City Bar Association

Course Materials

  • ERISA Regulatory Update 2013
  • Revenue Sharing PPT
  • Title IV Update--Sun Capital PPT
  • Title IV Update--Reportable Events PPT
  • Controlled Group Liability PPT
  • Affirmation Document