Leslie Bassett, ERISA Litigation Attorney, King & Spalding to Speak at Knowledge Congress Webcast on 10/17/13
New York, NY, September 27, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series has announced that Leslie Bassett, ERISA Litigation Attorney with King & Spalding, will speak at the KC’s webcast entitled: “Legal Series: M&A Transactions & Underfunded Benefit Plan Issues Explored Live Webcast,” scheduled on October 17, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.
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The growing issues arising from underfunded benefit plans are beginning to have a significant impact on many employers and their employees. Identifying these potential early on in the process can significantly minimize damages.
This Knowledge Group live webcast: M&A Transactions & Underfunded Benefit Plan Issues Explored aims to put you in the know with respect to understanding key issues surrounding underfunded benefit plans and their impact on your company. Employee benefits practitioners will take you through practical and real world examples while providing end-to-end discussion of the most critical issues affecting underfunded benefit plan.
The following key topics will be addressed in this live two-hour webcast:
• Underfunded Benefit Plans: An Overview
• Multi-Employer Benefit Plans
• Single-Employer Plans
• Insights on M&A Underfunded Benefit Plan Best Practices and Techniques
• Updates and Issues on M&A Underfunded Benefit Plan
About Leslie Bassett
Leslie Bassett is an ERISA litigation lawyer in King & Spalding’s Business Litigation practice. For nearly a decade, Ms. Bassett has focused her practice on the defense of sponsors and fiduciaries of employee benefit plans in ERISA litigation matters. She defends clients in complex employee benefits litigation, including litigation involving breach of fiduciary duty and employer stock held in 401(k) plans. Ms. Bassett also counsels clients in connection with governmental investigations and other regulatory matters involving benefits issues and executive compensation agreements. Perhaps equally importantly, she has counseled and resolved numerous disputes in earlier stages, preserving the goals of cost-effectiveness, efficiency, and discretion for her clients.
In addition to her active practice, Ms. Bassett has maintained her commitment to giving back to the community by, among other things, representing children in the juvenile justice process and handling pro bono adoptions through Atlanta Legal Aid’s Grandparent/Relative Caregiver Adoption Project.
About King & Spalding
Celebrating more than 125 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in 17 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains and its uncompromising commitment to quality and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at www.kslaw.com.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org.