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Employee Benefit Plan Update - Do You Feel Lucky?

March 13, 2015
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM EST

Citizens Bank Park
1 Citizens Bank Way
Philadelphia, PA 19148
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Chevaneese Hague
(215) 636-5547
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Join BDO USA, LLP and The Centurion Group on Friday, March 13 for a lucky day at Citizens Bank Park. We will discuss current topics and trends as well as fiduciary issues relating to your employer sponsored retirement plans.

It's definitely a lucky day, as those who attend will also be treated to a special, behind the scenes tour of Citizens Bank Park post-event.

Topics will include:
  • Missing participants
  • The impact of the new mortality tables
  • Regulatory audits by the DOL and IRS
  • Understanding Investments
    • Share classes
    • Investment policy
  • Fiduciary 'dos and don'ts'
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Registration
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Lunch and Presentations
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM - Tour of Citizens Bank Park

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss missing plan participants and the impact to your employee benefit plan.
  • Examine the recently released updated mortality tables.
  • Explain the items requested during a regulatory audit (DOL or IRS).
  • Identify best practices for understanding, monitoring and evaluating plan expenses.
  • Discuss the construction and monitoring of prudent retirement plan investment menus.Outline objective procedures for reviewing and replacing investment options as necessary.
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 2 CPE credits in the field of Accounting
Program Level: Basic
BDO USA, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org
Robert Gibson, Retirement Plan Consultant, Centurion Group
Robert Lavenberg, National Partner in Charge of Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality, BDO USA, LLP
Peter Scott, JD, Senior Vice President, Executive Benefits, Centurion Group
Joanne Szupka, Assurance Director, Employee Benefit Plan Specialist, BDO USA, LLP