New York, NY, March 28, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Sterling Perkinson, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Embracing the Future of 401k Retirement Plans: Developments Uncovered! Live Webcast.” This two-hour event is scheduled on April 25, 2017 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET.
For further details, please visit: https://theknowledgegroup.org/event-homepage/?event_id=1678
About Sterling Perkinson
Sterling Perkinson focuses his practice on employee benefits and executive compensation. As part of this practice, Mr. Perkinson works with plan sponsors in the design and administration of 401(k), profit sharing and defined benefit pension plans. Mr. Perkinson also represents clients in connection with IRS and Department of Labor audits of qualified plans as well as voluntary correction programs. Mr. Perkinson regularly provides counsel and negotiates on behalf of clients with respect to employee benefits and executive compensation issues in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and other business transactions. Mr. Perkinson also advises plan sponsors, plan fiduciaries and investment management clients with respect to fiduciary and prohibited transaction rules for investing plan assets.
About Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
With more than 650 attorneys in 18 offices worldwide, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP serves clients throughout the US and abroad, bringing expertise in intellectual property, litigation, and corporate transactional matters. Kilpatrick Townsend’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation lawyers work on behalf of clients throughout the United States and internationally in all areas of employee benefits, executive compensation and ERISA litigation. While the team focuses its work on large, sophisticated clients, the team represents a cross section of businesses, ranging from Fortune 100 public companies to family-owned businesses and start-up companies. The diverse and innovative client base we support provides cutting-edge work that keeps us at the forefront of critical developments in our field.
401(k) plans have been a powerful tool for employees to efficiently prepare and save for their retirement. However, in many cases, employees fail to recognize the benefits of these tax-advantaged plans. Progressive plan sponsors are addressing this issue directly by implementing innovative plan designs based on recent research in the field of behavioral finance. The result of these changes is an employee group that is more educated and engaged and which is more productive in the workplace and likely to remain with their employer longer.
In addition to improving employee participation, plan sponsors need to implement best practices in plan management in order to manage plan costs and provide optimal investment results for participants. Implementing good plan governance processes also helps to document compliance with Department of Labor rules and regulations.
In this Live Webcast, a two distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an overview of the latest trends and critical issues with respect to 401k Retirement Plans. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing risk mitigation strategies while ensuring compliance with applicable laws.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
401(k) Retirement Plans – An Overview of What’s Working and What’s Not
Latest Plan Design Trends
Risk Mitigation Strategies through Best Practices in Plan Governance
Legislative and Case Law Updates
Possible Implications on Plan Fiduciaries, Sponsors and Participants
About The Knowledge Group /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 for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/.