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Rob Browning Provides Insight on the DOL’s Electronic Disclosure Safe Harbor Plan

Spencer Fane attorney Rob Browning recently published an article in BenefitsPRO, explaining the impact of the new “safe harbor” proposal for the electronic distribution of ERISA-required notices and disclosures.

Greg Ash and Rob Browning Explain COVID Relief for Benefit Plans

Spencer Fane attorneys Greg Ash and Rob Browning recently published an article in BenefitsPRO explaining the IRS guidance on cafeteria plans.

WealthManagement Features Greg Ash Insights on CARES Act

Spencer Fane attorney Greg Ash recently published an article that was featured in a special report by WealthManagement magazine on the CARES Act and other resources available for retirement plan sponsors.

BenefitsPRO Publishes Article From Greg Ash On The Need For Retirement Plan Sponsors to Take Immediate Action Following CARES Act Passage

Spencer Fane attorney Greg Ash recently published an article with BenefitsPRO, a leading ALM publication on employee benefits and labor and employment law, on the CARES Act and its effect on retirement plans.

BenefitsPRO Publishes Article From Beth Miller On SEC Extension Of Filing Period For Investment Advisers

Spencer Fane attorney Beth Miller recently authored an article for BenefitsPRO, a leading ALM publication on employee benefits and labor and employment law, on the SEC’s extension of the filing period for investment advisers due to COVID-19. Beth writes to provide information on conditions that must be met to rely on the order issued.

Greg Ash Authors Article For BenefitsPRO On The Need ERISA Fiduciaries To Actively Monitor Market Turbulence

Spencer Fane attorney Greg Ash recently published an article with BenefitsPRO, a leading ALM publication on employee benefits and labor and employment law, on the need for ERISA fiduciaries to actively monitor market turbulence related to COVID-19.

Greg Ash to Provide Guidance on ERISA Litigation at ACI

Spencer Fane partner Greg Ash, will lead a panel discussion at the American Conference Institute’s National Forum on ERISA Litigation.

Greg Ash Provides Insight on Regulations Affecting Recordkeepers

Spencer Fane attorney Greg Ash was recently interviewed for an article in Ignites explaining the potential impact of the lawsuits against Fidelity on the recordkeeping industry.

Spencer Fane adds Bustamante-Trinidad to Employee Benefits Practice Group in Denver

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Erin Bustamante-Trinidad has joined the firm’s Denver office as an associate in the Employee Benefits Practice Group.

Greg Ash to Provide Guidance on Ethics Issues Related to ERISA Representation

Spencer Fane attorney Greg Ash is presenting at the American Conference Institute’s National Forum on ERISA Litigation, November 16 in New York.

Greg Ash Analyzes ‘Top-Hat’ Compensation Plans

Spencer Fane attorney Greg Ash recently published an article in Benefits Pro discussing how the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) impacts nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 59 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 59 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas.

Ken Mason Quoted by Employee Benefit Adviser on Tax Changes Affecting Transportation Assistance

Spencer Fane LLP partner Ken Mason was recently quoted in Employee Benefit Adviser in an article detailing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s effect on transportation assistance benefits.

Ken Mason Provides Insights to Readers of Employee Benefits News

In an article in Employee Benefits News titled “A closer look at the proposed delay of disability claims and appeals procedures,” Ken Mason reviews the Department of Labor’s proposed 90-day delay in the applicability of disability claims and appeals regulations that were finalized in the waning days of the Obama Administration.

2017 Employee Benefits Seminar

The Spencer Fane Employee Benefits group will host its annual seminar this fall in the Denver and Kansas City areas. The theme this year is:  “Benefits 2017:  Do You Know What You Need to Know?

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 58 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 58 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas ranging from white collar criminal defense and environmental litigation to bankruptcy and tax law.

Ken Mason Discusses 21st Century Cures Act in Law360

In an article published in Law360, Spencer Fane Partner Ken Mason brings readers up-to-date on the 21st Century Cures Act and its relevance to small employers.

Spencer Fane Expands Its Employee Benefits Practice Group

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Beth Miller to its Employee Benefits Practice Group. Beth brings with her more than 19 years of experience providing legal guidance and risk mitigation strategies to service providers in the retirement industry and employers.

Larry Jenab Discusses Supreme Court ERISA Ruling in Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Missouri Lawyers Weekly recently published an article written by Spencer Fane Partner Larry Jenab on the surprising truth behind the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan.

Spencer Fane Partner Authors Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolio

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that Partner Larry Jenab recently published a professional treatise on qualified retirement plans.

Mason Offers Insight on IRS Affordable Care Act Guidance in SHRM Article

Spencer Fane Partner Ken Mason was recently featured in an article by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) concerning new guidance from the IRS under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Greg Ash to Speak at ACI’s 10th National Forum on ERISA Litigation

On Monday, October 26, Greg Ash will speak at the American Conference Institute’s (ACI) 10th National Forum on ERISA Litigation. The conference focuses on strategies for leading in-house and outside counsel on litigating today’s key issues involving benefit plans, plan investments, and fiduciaries.

Employee Benefits Practice Group Attorneys Spoke at FEI

Gregory Ash and Chadron Patton both Spencer Fane attorneys in the Employee Benefits practice group, spoke at the Financial Executives International (FEI) “Fall Feast” Professional Development Day on Nov. 17, 2014. Ash presented “How Employee Financial Wellness Impacts the Bottom Line.” Patton discussed “Health and Welfare Plan Update for Employers.”