Employee benefit plans: Are you a litigation target?

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Join us for our webinar.

Employee benefit plan specialists will have a robust conversation discussing:

  • Brief overview of types of fiduciary roles 3(16), 3(21), 3(38), named fiduciary and trustees
  • Discussion surrounding regulatory environment including DOL and IRS enforcement activity
  • Discussion of litigious environment
    • Profile of a plan sponsor target
    • Key indicators of risk for litigation based on case research
    • Where did plan sponsors go wrong?
    • How can plan sponsors mitigate these risks?
  • Discussion of the evolving benefit plan landscape
    • Trends in plan benefits
    • QDIA’s
  • State sponsored plans

This presentation is geared toward plan administrators, HR directors, and others responsible for proper benefit plan administration.



Rose Ann Abraham, CPA,
Partner – Baker Tilly

Rose Ann Abraham, a partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, joined the firm in 2006. She has worked in public accounting since 2001. She specializes in employee benefit plan audits and manages the Chicago region’s employee benefit plan audit practice. She is also an active member of the Illinois CPA society’s Employee Benefit Plan Committee and Conference task force, and frequently speaks at industry conferences.

Mike DiCenso                           
President, DiCenso Consulting

Mike DiCenso is a “thought leader” in the Financial Services, Investment Management, Asset Management, Wealth Management arena in the Institutional and individual Markets, both USA and International. Focused in the areas of fiduciary process management, fee transparency, innovation, technology, vision, strategy, sales growth, marketing, client service, operations, practice management, M&A, and capitalizing on industry trends. He has more than 29 years of experience in the Institutional and Retirement Plan Arena including 401(k), 403(b), defined benefit, 457, and non-qualified plans, investment advisory services, wealth management, worksite, HSA’s, MEP’s, annuities and IRA’s. He is nationally recognized for his “critical thinking”, innovation, knowledge and insight regarding ERISA, DOL, IRS, SEC, FINRA and fiduciary issues facing advisors and plan sponsors today.


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