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Plan Sponsor Liability and Fiduciary Responsibilities in Light of COVID-19

Apr 22, 2020

Fiduciary prudence must be heightened in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Newport partnered with the American Benefits Council to provide insight on benefit plan liability and fiduciary issues associated with actions taken during this current environment. 

In this informative webinar, Newport welcomed moderator Jan Jacobson, senior counsel, retirement policy at American Benefits Council and expert panelists Christopher Rillo and Joseph Torres, partners at Jenner & Block LLP. The group focused on a plan sponsor's fiduciary liabilities and responsibilities as it relates to defined contribution, defined benefit, ESOPs, and health and welfare plans.

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