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George Michael Gerstein Presents on Fiduciary Governance at 401(k)/403(b) Pensions & Investments Conference

April 04, 2018
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Counsel George Michael Gerstein will serve as a panelist at the highly-acclaimed Pensions & Investments 401(k)/403(b) Investment Lineup Conference on April 10 in San Francisco, April 12 in Chicago, May 1 in Dallas and May 3 in New York. Gerstein’s panel, “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Governance and the Evolving Role of DC Plan Sponsor as Fiduciary,” will discuss how plan sponsors can meet their ERISA fiduciary responsibilities, clarify any misunderstandings about what is required, and suggest ways of improving plan structure and menu design to enable better decision-making by participants.

Gerstein co-chairs the fiduciary governance group and advises clients on the fiduciary and prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA. He counsels banks, trust companies, broker-dealers, investment managers, private fund (including hedge funds and private equity funds) sponsors, and advisers on their responsibilities under federal law when managing plan assets. Gerstein routinely advises clients on the DOL Fiduciary Rule and other fiduciary developments at the federal and state levels, and additionally, he counsels clients on fiduciary-like duties and restrictions under other laws, including federal and state banking requirements, and the rules and regulations of governmental plans

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