New York, NY, November 09, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Charles C. Shulman will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Understanding the Fundamentals of Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Sales Live webcast.” This event is scheduled for November 17, 2016 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).
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About Charles C. Shulman
Charles C. Shulman, Roberts & Holland LLP, has substantial experience in employee benefits compliance and transactional work, advising on various issues relating to pension plans, 401(k) plans, ESOPs, 403(b) plans and other qualified and nonqualified plans. He works with clients on qualified plan compliance, voluntary correction programs, welfare plans, COBRA compliance, ERISA and fiduciary issues, deferred compensation, 409A requirements, equity compensation and other ERISA and executive compensation issues. Charlie has lectured and written on a wide variety of employee benefits and executive compensation issues, and he is co-author of West’s widely-used treatise: “Qualified Retirement Plans.”
About Roberts and Holland LLP
Organized more than fifty years ago, Roberts & Holland LLP is the largest law firm in the United States engaged primarily in the practice of tax law. Our clients and their advisors, aware that we limit our practice to tax and related matters, believe we have the broadest concentration of tax expertise of any law firm and are uniquely qualified to provide the professional services and technical support they need. Many of our clients rely upon us to augment their in-house tax capabilities to solve technical tax problems, structure intricate transactions and handle complex tax audit and litigation matters. An important part of our practice involves helping clients manage the constantly changing, increasingly complicated employee benefits area, including qualified and nonqualified plan compliance, multiemployer plan issues, ERISA fiduciary responsibilities, executive compensation matters, and employee benefit issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions.
For the past years, addressing successor liability claims in asset sales has always been placed in every company's front burner. However, with the ever changing legal landscape, managing these claims can be very challenging. Considering its varying risks, businesses are encouraged to exercise thorough due diligence in asset purchases.
In this two-hour live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the complex aspects of this significant topic. They will also offer an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Sales. Speakers will also offer best practices in avoiding successor liability pitfalls while remaining compliant with applicable laws.
Key topics include:
- Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Sales – An Overview
- Legal Framework and Exceptions
- Expanded Successor Liability for Pension and Other Employment-Related Obligations
- Recent Court Decisions (GM Decision)
- Successor Liability Pitfalls
- Possible Legal Challenges and Sanctions
- Risk Mitigation Strategies
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group 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: http://theknowledgegroup.org