Best Practices for Retirement Plan Audits & Compliance
8:00 AM08:00

Best Practices for Retirement Plan Audits & Compliance

39% of retirement plan audits did not comply and contained a MAJOR deficiency. --DOL, May 2015, Assessing the Quality of Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Does your organization's employee retirement plan require an audit?
Will it soon? (hint: the plan is approaching 120 participants)

Retirement plan audits can be expensive and a time consuming distraction. 

Don’t throw money away on a poor quality audit that the DOL may determine to have major deficiency.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Identify a quality retirement plan auditor
  • Save time on your plan's audit
  • Learn best practices for surviving your audit
  • Better manage your retirement plan to meet minimum fiduciary standards
  • Optimize your plan for your employees and your audit

Who Should Attend:
Plan Sponsors - CFOs or Controllers - HR Professionals

Parking/Transportation: Rosslyn Metro, street/garage parking

Presentations by:
Zeynep Orhan, CPA of Hertzbach & Company, P.A.
Courtenay Shipley, CRPS, AIF of Retirement Planology, Inc.

Moderated by Mark P.S. Edward, CPA, CGMA, FCA of Hertzbach & Company, P.A.

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Pension Plan and Investment Advisory Contracts: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
1:00 PM13:00

Pension Plan and Investment Advisory Contracts: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

American Bar Association - Webinar - Sponsored by the Joint Committee on Employee Benefits

Investment products and services are critical to the success of any single-employer or multiemployer retirement plan. This program will consider how best to review and negotiate contracts for investment advisors, record keepers, investment products. Topics to be discussed include: 

• Trust Agreement for Qualified Retirement Plans.
• Section 401(k) Recordkeeping and Investment Platform Agreements, including language for ERISA budgets.
• Investment Product Agreements.
• Third Party Administrative Agreements.
• RIA and Investment Services. 

Moderator: Robert A. Miller, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, Cleveland, OH
Speakers: Joyce Mader, O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue, LLP, Washington, DC
Frank Palmieri, Palmieri & Eisenberg, Princeton, NJ
Courtenay V. Shipley, CRPS, AIF, Retirement Planology, Inc., Alexandria, VA

To receive CLE credit you must be logged into the webinar for the ENTIRE program (including the Q&A) with your unique PIN number that will be emailed to you. Partial credit is not available for this program or recording.

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