Coping Mechanisms: ERISA Best Practices
Learn how to best to protect directors and officers in the event of plan-related litigation in this critical era of new litigation theories, legislation and aggressive enforcement. Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation has spiked in the last year, spurred by plan investment losses, mass layoffs, benefit cutbacks and an invigorated plaintiff’s bar. New types of litigation, such as suits related to qualified default investments in 401(k) plans, are on the upswing. At the same time, leadership at the Department of Labor is spurring new enforcement strategies. Join this panel discussion of methods to avoid litigation and establish a record of procedural prudence, a critically important component in the defense of any ERISA litigation.
Session Details
Code: EMP102
Dates: 04/28/2010 10:45am - 04/28/2010 12:15pm
Room: BCEC-251
Coordinator - Tara Cronin of Chartis Insurance
CPC - Charlotte Hulett of Golden Corral Corporation
Speaker - Pamela Britt Schneider of Avon Products Inc.
Speaker - Susan Mangiero of Investment Governance, Inc.
Speaker - Rhonda Prussack of AIG
Speaker - René Thorne of Jackson Lewis
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