Group and Committee News: Trust & Estate
he Employee Benefit Plans and Other Compensation Arrangements Group will host two critical programs at the Joint Fall CLE Meeting of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and the ABA Section of Taxation to be held in Chicago on September 24 - 26, 2009:
ERISA Fiduciary Process, September 25 at 10:00 a.m.
The Employee Benefit Plans and Other Compensation Arrangements Group will host "ERISA Fiduciary Process - Moving Beyond a Pure Heart and Good Intentions to Rigorous Due Diligence" from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Friday, September 25, 2009. A distinguished panel will discuss selected key fiduciary issues of particular concern to in-house counsel and outside counsel, consultants and service providers advising plan sponsors and fiduciaries.
Topics covered will include:
The Program is of special interest to in-house lawyers and those advising on governance matters.
Panelists will include: Richard I. Loebl, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, New York, NY; Peter M. Kelly; Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Chicago, IL; David L. Heald, Consulting Fiduciaries, Inc., Northbrook, IL; and a representative from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Technology Issues for Tax Attorneys and their Clients
The Employee Benefit Plans and Other Compensation Arrangements Group's stand alone program on "Technology Issues for Tax Attorneys and their Clients" scheduled from 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2009, will address emerging technology issues and opportunities for tax and employee benefit practitioners and their clients.
The program will feature a panel discussion about:
Speakers will include: Catherine Sanders Reach, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, Curran Tomko Tarksi LLP, Dallas, TX; Joy M. Mercer, Joy M. Mercer, PC, Florham Park, NJ; Frank Palmieri, Palmieri & Eisenberg, Alexandria, VA; and Danny A. Martin, Jr., Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX.
For additional information or to register for the Fall Meeting click here.
In addition to its programs at the Fall Meeting, the Group will host its next quarterly conference call on October 21 at 12:00 Central, 1:00 p.m. Eastern:
October 21, 2009 Quarterly Conference Call
The Employee Benefit Plans and Other Compensation Arrangements Group also hosts a complementary quarterly conference call. on the third Wednesday of each quarter (January, April, July and October. The next conference call will be Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 1 p.m. Eastern time and will be conducted by the Fiduciary Responsibility Committee.