940 ERISA - §011, Fall 2012

Categories: Labor and Employment Law

Instructor(s) Knudsen, Terrence

The course will provide an overview of the Employee Retirement Income Security act (ERISA) as applied to tax-quality retirement plans and employee welfare benefit plans, and as regulated by the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).  A first look will also be given to the recently enacted health care reform legislation.  In addition to compliance issues, the course will analyze the design and implementation of  benefit plans, and review the practical role of the benefits attorney representing clients in mergers, acquisitions and other specialized  transactional matters.

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