DOL Regulations Affecting ERISA Litigation and Insights on the Future of ERISA in the Era of Trump

16th National Forum on ERISA Litigation

Expert strategies for leading in-house and outside counsel on litigating today’s key issues involving benefit plans, plan investments and fiduciaries


DOL Regulations Affecting ERISA Litigation and Insights on the Future of ERISA in the Era of Trump

Speakers

José M. Jara
Partner and ERISA Practice Group Leader
CKR Law, LLP (New York, NY)

Caitlin P. Strauss
Partner & Leader of Employee Benefits and ERISA Litigation team
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP (Philadelphia, PA)

What is it about?

  • Updates on DOL activity and priorities going forward in 2019 under Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta
  • Examining the impact of the proposed DOL fiduciary rule including definition of "investment fiduciary advice" and objections from industry stakeholders
    • Determining whether the DOL tried to pass a regulation which exceeded its authority
    • Review of Chambers of Commerce v. DOL on DOL authority relative to the fiduciary rule
  • Exploring the DOL rule on ERISA claim procedure under disability plans
  • Understanding the implications of the Association Health Plans rule
    • Overcoming onerous compliance challenges that may change the standard of review for plan administrators
    • Anticipating litigation stemming from this new rule
  • Allowing participants to file a lawsuit without utilizing all administrative remedies under the DOL deemed exhaustive rule

This workshop is part of the 16th National Forum on ERISA Litigation taking place on November 14–16, 2018 at the Radisson Martinique on Broadway in New York, NY.

View the event brochure here.

 

The Details

Thursday, November 15

10:30am

Location:

Radisson Martinique on Broadway
49 W 32nd St
New York, NY 10001

Please join us for this special exclusive event during ACI's 16th National Forum on ERISA Litigation in New York City, NY.
Speaker

Jose Jara

Partner and ERISA Practice Group Leader
CKR Law, LLP (New York, NY)