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Breakfast Forum: A Washington Update: Legal & Regulatory Update for Retirement Plan Professionals

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Andrei's Restaurant, 2607 Main Street, Irvine
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  • Early Bird pricing
  • Early Bird pricing

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A Washington Update:

Legal & Regulatory Update for

Retirement Plan Professionals

 The Presentation:

As one of the nation's leading experts on practical application of ERISA law, Jason Roberts will focus on:

I. Tax Reform, Deficit Reduction & Federal Budget:  Impact on retirement plans

II. Defined Contribution/401(k) Plan Reforms:  Current proposals to expand access to open MEPs, lifetime income, benefit statements, etc.

III. Fiduciary Duties:  Litigation and enforcement trends

IV.  DOL Fiduciary Rule:  Overview of state/fate of current rule and impact on advisors, TPAs/recordkeepers and plan sponsors. 

Our Speaker: Jason Roberts, Esq

Jason has been named as one of the “100 Most Influential in Defined Contribution” by the 401(k) Wire and a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine.  

He is the Founder and CEO of the Pension Resource Institute (PRI) providing strategic consulting, education and technology-based solutions for retirement plan service providers and plan sponsors. 

Prior to founding PRI, Jason was a partner and co-chair of the Financial Services Group at a leading ERISA law firm, where his practice focused on employee benefits and securities regulation.  He continues to provide legal counsel on ERISA- and investment-related matters through the Retirement Law Group, PC.  

He received his B.S.B.A. in Finance & Banking from the University of Missouri and his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law.    

 Continuing Education: 

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 9:45 a.m.  The registration fee includes a full breakfast buffet and hosted valet parking.

The reservation deadline for this event is Thursday, September 7.

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.

Please feel free to reach out to WP&BC with any questions.

Direct Questions To:

Christine Stewart,
Chapter Administrator


(949) 407-9128


Orange County Chapter
PO Box 6111
Garden Grove, CA 92846

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