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Gregory L. (Greg) Ash

Partner

Spencer Fane attorney Gregory Ash

T 913.327.5115
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gash@spencerfane.com

Ethics Issues That Arise and Pitfalls to Avoid When Navigating Your Company’s Employee Benefits

Spencer Fane attorneys Greg Ash and Julia Vander Weele will present an upcoming CLE webinar on a variety of ethics issues related to employee benefits plans.

What the American Rescue Plan Means for Employers

Spencer Fane attorneys Greg Ash, Sonja McGill, and Randi Winter will present a webinar on how the American Rescue Plan will impact employers.

Health Plan Changes on the Horizon

Planning Ahead for Consolidated Appropriations Act and Price Transparency Rules

Spencer Fane attorneys Greg Ash and Julia Vander Weele will present a webinar on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, providing an overview of changes and timely compliance strategies for employers.

Unfinished Benefits: Closing the Books on 2020 and Planning for 2021

A chaotic year for employee benefit plan sponsors is coming to a close, and the new year is right around the corner. Please join Spencer Fane Employee Benefits attorneys Greg AshLaura Fischer, and Dan Lacomis as they explain what employers should do to close the books on 2020 and prepare for 2021.

Who’s Talking to Your Employees About Retirement? and Why You Should Care. – Seminar

Greg Ash, Chair of the Spencer Fane Employee Benefits group, will join Chris Costello of bloom to a conduct a seminar geared toward HR and benefits professionals titled, “Who’s talking to your employees about retirement, and why you should care.” Greg will focus on the topic “The DOL’s fiduciary rule: now what?”

2016 Employee Benefits Seminars

“One Step Ahead of the Regulators: Risk Avoidance Tips for Plan Sponsors”

Sept 15 – EPNEC, St. Louis, MO
Sept 21 – DoubleTree Hotel, Springfield, MO
Sept 28 – Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, KS
Oct 20 – The Inverness Hotel, Denver, CO

The Brave New “Fiduciary” World: Understanding the DOL’s Fiduciary Regulation

Complimentary Webinar

Join us for an in-depth analysis of the Department of Labor’s recently finalized package of rules governing who is a “fiduciary” under ERISA. These new rules will significantly alter the regulatory landscape for employers, employees, retirement plans, investment consultants, brokers, and even IRA holders. In this one-hour webinar we will discuss:

  • Who is a “fiduciary” now?
  • What changes can employers expect from plan providers?
  • How does the new regulatory regime affect employers and other plan fiduciaries?
  • What is the “best interest” standard and when does it apply?
  • What should employers – and employees – know about rollover and IRA advice?
  • Key effective and implementation dates.

Register here.

Fall 2015 Employee Benefits Seminar

Join Spencer Fane’s Employee Benefits Practice Group for a free, half-day seminar. Agenda topics are Data Dilemmas: Cyber-Security Issues for Benefit Plans, Who’s in Charge of Your Retirement Plan? Lessons in ERISA Governance and Risk Avoidance Techniques, and Health Care Reform: What’s the Latest from Washington?