Navigating the appropriate handling of a deceased participant’s plan benefit is an all too common concern for retirement administrators.  What’s the big deal? Seems like it should be simple enough — just pay the beneficiary — but in practice it can be a major headache. How do plan administrators ultimately decide who the proper beneficiary

We are excited to announce the rollout of Coffee Talk With Benefits, a podcast brought to you by our Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department. Each episode will provide brief and lively discussions of questions, issues, and concerns that our EB clients and colleagues encounter on a daily basis or wrestle with from time-to-time.

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET, Seyfarth attorneys Howard Pianko and Linda J. Haynes, along with a slate of other experienced ERISA practitioners in the area of plan investments, will share their insights a the Practicing Law Institute’s “Pension Plan Investments 2021: Advanced Perspectives.” Howard is a co-chair for

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET, Seyfarth attorneys Howard Pianko and Linda J. Haynes will participate in the Practicing Law Institute’s Pension Plan Investments 2020: Current Perspectives program. Howard is a co-Chair for the program and Linda will present as part of the “Plan Governance Issues” panel. In this program,