PBGC Liabilities: Corporate Exposure, Pitfalls and Strategies
Navigating the Complexities of the Early Warning Program, Downsizing Liability, and Distress and Involuntary Terminations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will analyze the legal and practical considerations companies and their advisors need to understand to deal effectively with PBGC in a variety of contexts.
- Dealing with PBGC involvement in corporate transactions under the Early Warning Program
- Strategies for minimizing or eliminating Section 4062(e) downsizing liability
- Navigating the thicket of rules governing distress and involuntary plan terminations
- Dealing with PBGC claims in and out of bankruptcy
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What PBGC reporting requirements are most often missed, and what are the consequences?
- What are the best strategies for negotiating with PBGC under its Early Warning Program?
- What are the pitfalls to avoid and the strategies to follow in connection with Section 4062(e) downsizing liability?
- What does it take to terminate an underfunded pension plan and how can the resulting liabilities best be dealt with?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Harold J. Ashner
Keightley & Ashner
He served as PBGC’s assistant general counsel for legislation and regulations until 2005, when he established... | Read More
He served as PBGC’s assistant general counsel for legislation and regulations until 2005, when he established Keightley & Ashner LLP with PBGC’s former general counsel and former deputy general counsel. He is routinely engaged by employers of all sizes including many Fortune 100 companies, major law firms, actuarial consulting firms, and investment banking firms to deal with PBGC-related issues.Close
Robert A. Miller
Calfee Halter & Griswold
His principal focus is employee benefits and executive compensation law. He counsels publicly-traded and closely-held... | Read More
His principal focus is employee benefits and executive compensation law. He counsels publicly-traded and closely-held businesses regarding qualified and nonqualified employee benefit plans, including pension, profit sharing and 401(k) plans; medical and welfare benefit plans; and executive compensation arrangements.Close