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Marc S. Schechter Partner with Butterfield Schechter LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) Webinar

Marc S. Schechter Partner with Butterfield Schechter LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs): Latest Trends and Developments in the 2017 Landscape

New York, NY, April 13, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Marc S. Schechter Partner with Butterfield Schechter LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs): Latest Trends and Developments in the 2017 Landscape.” This event is scheduled for June 1, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET.

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About Marc S. Schechter

Marc Schechter specializes in the areas of employee benefits, ERISA, and business matters. He has extensive experience designing, drafting, and implementing all types of employee benefit programs, with emphasis on ESOP transactions. In addition to handling a wide range of business transactional matters, he has significant experience with ERISA litigation matters and representing plan sponsors in audits with the IRS, FTB, and DOL relating to qualified and nonqualified employee benefit plans. He is an active speaker on employee benefit law topics for a wide variety of organizations. His client base ranges from sole practitioner lawyers and physicians to publicly traded corporations to professional musicians and athletes.

About Butterfield Schechter LLP

Butterfield Schechter LLP is San Diego County's largest firm focusing its law practice primarily on employee benefit plan matters. Butterfield Schechter LLP was founded in 1998 by Robert K. Butterfield and Marc S. Schechter. The attorneys at Butterfield Schechter LLP are dedicated to providing top-quality legal service tailored to clients' needs. Our commitment to excellent service and our combined experience fosters positive and efficient solutions for clients. The firm's persistent effort to prevent legal problems from occurring encourages the development of long-term client relationships. Our broad-based clientele includes corporations, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures, qualified retirement plans, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.


An employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) is a qualified defined-contribution retirement plan in which the company contributes its stock or acquires shares from existing shareholders for the benefit of the company's employees. Under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, stock sales to an ESOP may qualify the seller to the ESOP for a tax-favored treatment. In this live Webcast, a seasoned panel of experienced ESOP consultants and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience an in-depth overview of the fundamental framework of Employee Stock Ownership Plans. Speakers will highlight the recent trends and developments with regard to this remarkable topic. Speakers will also discuss cases involving ESOP companies.

Key topics include:

- Employee Stock Ownership Plans – Framework
- Opportunities and Risks
- Myths and Misconceptions Related to ESOPs
- Current Regulatory Environment of ESOPs
- Recent Trends and Developments

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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:
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