Recognizing and Avoiding Pitfalls When Changing Record keepers
The WPBC Orange County Chapter presents a panel of experts who will each speak from their perspectives: Plan Auditor, Record keeper and Financial Advisor, all leaders in their respective areas.
The panel will be moderated by an ERISA attorney. Each participant will address the pitfalls they have encountered when changing recordkeepers and how to avoid them.
Specific discussion topics include:
Who should attend this program?
- · How to prepare for the transition
- · What to look for—both the obvious and the not so obvious
- · What to avoid at all costs
- · What alternatives exist
- · What are the best practices in implementation
- · How and when decisions are communicated to employees
About Our Panelists:
Steven Stillman, Asst Vice President, Empower Retirement
Alex Sanchez, Senior Audit Manager, KSJG, CPA
Douglas Bermudez, Senior Vice President – Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors
Kathleen Bass, JD, Employee Benefits and ERISA, Boutwell Fay, LLC
Financial Advisors who want to know more about what to expect and how to be of best service when their clients agree to change record keepers.
Plan Fiduciaries who want to know more about liability risks when a record keeper conversion occurs. Record keepers who would like to get the perspectives of the other parties involved in a conversion
Service Providers (third-party administrators, , auditors & consultants) who want to hear what their peers are experiencing and know more about issues that may arise in changing record keepers.
ERISA attorneys who are looking for a deeper dive into plan conversions.
All Benefits Professionals who are interested in participating in a high-quality educational forum and want to benefit from the knowledge and experience of other benefits professionals in the range County benefits community.
2 CE for ASPPA certifications
2 CEC for NIPA certifications
2 CPE for CEBS
1.75 hours MCLE for California attorneys
2 hours for California CPAs
2 hours for Certified Financial Planners
2 hour for ERPA and Enrolled Agents
Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for check-in, breakfast and networking. Our program will begin at 8:00 a.m. and this program will end at approximately 10:00 a.m. The registration fee includes a full breakfast buffet and hosted valet parking.
The reservation deadline for this event is Thursday, November 10.
WP&BC Members can bring a guest for free! This is a wonderful opportunity to introduce your peers and colleagues to our Chapter. Remember, your guest should be a first-time visitor and potential member. Look for the free guest offer when you register online
The statements and materials presented at WP&BC Orange County Chapter events are solely the opinions of the speakers and do not represent the opinions or positions of WP&BC Orange County Chapter. In addition, WP&BC Orange County Chapter assumes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the statements and materials presented by speakers at WP&BC Orange County Chapter events.