New York, NY, June 13, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Sarah N. Lowe, Member, Frost Brown Todd LLC will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Practical Tips and Strategies in Avoiding Pitfalls in Pension Plan De-Risking Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for June 27, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: https://theknowledgegroup.org/event-homepage/?event_id=2552
About Sarah N. Lowe
Sarah Lowe is a Member at Frost Brown Todd LLC in Nashville. She focuses her practice on employee benefits, with an emphasis in the areas of qualified plans, related ERISA fiduciary issues and pension plan investments. She reviews and negotiates provisions of pension plan investments on behalf of large pension funds, including hedge funds and other alternative investments. She also routinely assists structuring private investment funds and portfolio investments to avoid being subject to ERISA fiduciary rules, and regularly advises clients on compliance with ERISA's rules regarding fiduciary duties and prohibited transactions.
Sarah has significant experience in pension de-risking, including investments, lump sum windows and annuity transactions such as “lift out” and termination transactions representing a number of different parties. Her annuitization experience includes representing plan sponsors, plan fiduciaries and independent fiduciaries in multiple complex annuity transactions. Sarah counsels and negotiates for clients regarding employee benefit issues in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and other business transactions. She has advises public and private employer clients regarding issues related to design, preparation, communication, administration and operation of qualified plans and the related funding vehicles, including pension and profit sharing plans, 401(k) plans, rabbi trusts and cafeteria plans.
About Frost Brown Todd LLC
Frost Brown Todd LLC is a full-service law firm serving some of America’s top corporations and emerging companies. With attorneys regularly identified by clients, peers and industry organizations as leaders in their practice areas, the firm advises and protects clients in business transactions and litigation in many industries, including insurance, financial services, manufacturing, real estate, construction, energy and health care. More than 500 attorneys in 12 offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia provide unparalleled service to meet clients’ needs; deliver the insights and solutions available only from a diverse group of professionals; and support the communities in which they operate. To learn more, visit www.frostbrowntodd.com.
De-risking is an important tool for companies in effectively managing the expense and cash volatility of an employer sponsored defined benefit pension plan. However, legal risks and certain types of plan provisions create potential pitfalls and the true financial impact is not always fully understood.
In this live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will discuss in-depth the important aspects and the legal issues associated with corporate pension plan de-risking. They will also provide practical tips and strategies on how companies can manage potential risks and challenges.
Key topics include:
U.S. Corporate Pension Plans – An Overview
De-Risking: Trends, Developments, and Updates
Pension De-Risking Techniques
Liability Reduction Strategies
Buy-Ins vs. Buy-Outs
Risk Drivers and Management
Minimizing Legal Risks in De-Risking
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/