New York, NY, November 20, 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 with Frost Brown Todd LLC, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Pension and 401(k) Investments: Trends and Developments to Watch Out for in 2019.” This event is scheduled for December 4, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Eastern Time.
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/pension-plan-investments-2019/
About Sarah Lowe
Sarah Lowe is a Member at Frost Brown Todd 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
Frost Brown Todd 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.
Over the years, defined benefit and defined contribution plans have served as the main retirement benefit plans preferred by employees and employers. Investments made in these plans entices employees as they offer security and assurance of a higher retirement fund and a financially comfortable life after retirement.
However, pension plan and 401(k) fund investments, like any other investments come with their own set of risks. The execution and management of the pension plan fund or the investment itself may make or break a company or in extension, their employees’ retirement money. Thus, a complete understanding of the trends, developments, techniques and best practices involving pension plan investments is vital to employers to minimize risks and maximize profits.
A panel of key thought leaders and practitioners brought together by The Knowledge Group will offer an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding Pension Plans and Pension Plan Investments. This LIVE Webcast aims to help you to avoid common pitfalls and risk issues in investing Pension plan funds while keeping employers and insurance companies updated of the trends and developments in the Pension Plan fund investment landscape of the year ahead.
• Pension and 401(k) Fund Investments: Overview
• Common Risks and Pitfalls in Pension Plan Investment
• Tips and Strategies to Minimizing Risks
• Trends and Developments in the Recent Years
• 2019 Outlook
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/