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July 27, 2017


The Latest Developments in Employee Benefit Plans of Tax-Exempt and Government Employers to Be Examined at Upcoming ALI CLE Conference


PHILADELPHIA, July 27, 2017.  American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) has announced that Employee Benefit Plans of Tax-Exempt and Governmental Employers will be held on October 5-6, 2017, in Washington, DC. This national conference will provide updates and advice on the most critical developments in benefit plans for this group.

The Employee Benefit Plans of Tax-Exempt and Governmental Employers program will offer solutions and strategies for navigating the impact of the latest legal changes to employer operations and plan provisions. This year’s faculty will be from the private sector, retirement plan administrators, and lobbying groups. Representatives from the U.S. Treasury, IRS, and Department of Labor will also offer and their distinct perspectives and insights.


Current topics to be addressed at the conference include:

·       The 403(b) plan investment litigation

·       Life without determination letters and other updates to the EPCRS program

·       Church plan litigation and its implications, including a discussion of the Supreme Court’s decision in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton

·       Proposed regulations under §457(f) and re-proposed regulations on inclusion of income under §409A


 “Our faculty is the top subject matter experts in the country with extensive practical experience. The panel format provides a great way to share perspectives and ideas while keeping the program lively and entertaining. The program is a must if you deal with tax-exempt employers or governmental entities with respect to their employee benefit plan issues,” said planning co-chair, Greta Cowart, a partner at Winstead, PC in Dallas.

David Powell, a principal with Groom Law Group in Washington, DC and the other co-chair of this conference added “This conference is unique – there is no other place where the cutting edge legal issues for benefit plans of tax-exempts and governments are reviewed by the top lawyers in the area in such detail.”

To learn more about this program and to register for the in-person course or webcast, click here.

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