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Michael L. Hadley Partner Davis & Harman LLP, to Speak at KCís Significant Issues for 403(b) Plans in 2014 Live Webcast

New York, NY, May 02, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michael L. Hadley Partner Davis & Harman LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled Significant Issues for 403(b) Plans in 2014 Live Webcast.

This event is scheduled for June 9, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (ET)

For further details, please visit:
http://theknowledgegroup.org/event_name/significant-issues-for-403b-plans-in-2014-live-webcast/

About Michael Hadley

Michael L. Hadley is a partner in the law firm Davis & Harman LLP. He practices in the area of employee benefits, advising clients on the full range of tax, ERISA, and other laws affecting benefit plans. He has a particular focus on helping financial institutions that sell products to defined contribution and defined benefit plans, IRAs and similar plans navigate the special rules that govern those plans. He also provides clients with strategic advice, plan design, counseling, and compliance assistance for qualified plans, 403(b) and 457 plans, non-qualified executive compensation, employment agreements, and health and other welfare plans. Mr. Hadley was formerly Associate Counsel for Pension Regulation at the Investment Company Institute, the national association of U.S. investment companies. His responsibilities included advocating for the Institute’s membership before Congress, the Department of Labor, the Department of the Treasury, and the Securities Exchange Commission on retirement security issues and assisting ICI members and staff in understanding tax and ERISA rules. Among other duties he managed ICI’s work implementing the Pension Protection Act and responding to 401(k) fee, investment advice, and fiduciary developments in Congress, DOL, and the courts.

Prior to joining ICI, Mr. Hadley was an associate with Covington & Burling LLP, where he advised clients on employee benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements, provided advice on ERISA litigation, and assisted with pension and benefits issues in mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions. Mr. Hadley is a frequent speaker on the latest retirement savings policy developments coming out of Congress and the regulatory agencies and has testified before Treasury, IRS, and Department of Labor. A sampling of articles he has authored or co-authored: ERISA Compliance for Investment Advisers: A Q&A Guide To DOL’s 408(b)(2) Disclosure Regulation, Investment Lawyer, Vol. 20, No. 7 (July 2013); The Economics of Providing 401(k) Plans: Services, Fees, and Expenses, 2010 ICI Research Perspective, Vol.17, No. 4 (June 2011); and 401(k) Plans: A 25-Year Retrospective, ICI Research Perspective, Vol. 12, No. 2 (Nov. 2006).

Mr. Hadley was a law clerk for the Honorable Gerald Tjoflat, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia, where he was Notes Editor of the Virginia Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif. He received his B.A., cum laude, from the College of William and Mary.

Prior Experience
Associate Counsel for Pension Regulation, Investment Company Institute
Associate, Covington & Burling
Law Clerk to Hon. Gerald Tjoflat, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Bar and Court Admissions
District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Virginia

Education
B.A., cum laude, College of William and Mary, 1996
J.D., University of Virginia, 1999

About Davis & Harman LLP

Since its founding in 1985, Davis & Harman LLP has provided tax counseling, planning, and legislative services to a wide range of clients, including financial institutions, insurance companies, other businesses, and trade associations. The firm is proud of its reputation for deep expertise in matters related to employee benefits and ERISA, the taxation of insurance companies and their products, housing incentives, energy, commodities, and employment and excise taxes.

Davis & Harman LLP is committed to helping its clients develop regulatory, legislative, and other solutions to their most pressing challenges. More than half of its partners have significant government experience – which augments the firm’s capabilities and perspective as effective advocates with Congress, the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor, and other federal government agencies.

Event Synopsis:

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant issues and latest insights on how to strengthen your 403(b) Plans in 2014.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

· 403(b) plans: an overview
· Trends and issues
· Compliance
· Strategies and best practices
· Up-to-minute regulatory updates

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars 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. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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Therese Lumbao, Director
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tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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