American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC) is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization created under the auspices of the American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits.

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Earn 2 hours of Ethics (Self-Study Credit)

Earn 2 hours of Ethics (Self-Study Credit)

Ethical Considerations for the Employee Benefits Practitioner

An overview of the current code of ethics (based on the ABA model rules), examine the application of these rules to employee benefits practice and review current issues highlighted in cases and regulatory enforcement. The specific areas that will be explored include how ethics issues faced by both in-house and outside counsel affect qualified plans, health and welfare plans, vendor selection, monitoring and negotiation issues, corporate governance issues and how these issues may overlap with fiduciary concerns.

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Mergers and Acquisitions Series On-Demand CLE

Part 1 - Covenants and Post-Transaction Clean-up Issues and Processes

The first program of our three-part Mergers and Acquisitions webinar series* will use a post-transaction focus to examine what most often really matters to benefits clients and their advisors—making the benefits side of the overall transaction actually work, combining the disparate programs and plans, and dealing with the inevitable transaction clean-up issues and processes.

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Part 2 - The Due Diligence Process

This program—the second of our three-part Mergers and Acquisitions webinar series*—will provide a practical in-depth analysis of the due diligence process with special focus on what really matters to benefits clients, their advisors and the deal lawyers.

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Part 3 - Last Minute Lessons for M&As: Tidbits Gleaned from Litigation and Other New Developments

The final program in our 2017 three-part Mergers & Acquisitions webinar series will examine litigation involving M&A-related themes; consider acceptable substitutes for aging determination letters; and slip in another topic (or two) that has suddenly (or will soon be) become perplexing in deals.

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