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Online Webinar: Nondiscrimination Testing in DC Plans – Beyond the Basics

  • 04 Feb 2015
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (PST)
  • Online Webinar


  • A member of any chapter of the WP&BC in good standing.

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The Current State of the LTCi Industry
Nondiscrimination Testing in DC Plans – Beyond the Basics

The webinar speaker, Charles Lockwood, J.D., LL.M., will address a variety of topics related to nondiscrimination testing in defined contribution plans including: options for improving ADP and ACP test results; the mechanics of the Internal Revenue Code section 401(a)(4) general test; how cross-testing works and who are the best candidates for cross-testing designs; and identifying opportunities to improve test results by taking advantage of testing methodologies permitted under the Internal Revenue Code.  Additionally, after the speaker’s program has ended, participants will have an opportunity to ask questions of Mr. Lockwood.
  • Understand the complexities of nondiscrimination testing in DC plans.
  • Identify opportunities to improve testing results by taking advantage of permitted testing methodologies.

About Our Presenter

Charles Lockwood, Principal, ASC Institute

Charles Lockwood, J.D., LL. M. (Taxation) is a principal with ASC Institute (ASCi), a pension consulting firm.  He has over 20 years of experience in the employee benefits field.  Prior to joining ASCi, he was a principal with the pension consulting firm Global Benefit Advisors, LLC (GBA).  He also served as a Vice President of Pension Publications of Denver, Inc. (PPD) and a senior consultant with Coopers & Lybrand's Human Resources National Technical Services Unit in Washington, D.C.  Before entering private consulting, Mr. Lockwood worked in the Employee Plans Division in the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a Tax Law Specialist.  His responsibilities with the IRS included the review of prototype retirement plans and the training of IRS personnel.  Mr. Lockwood was also the primary author of numerous IRS Revenue Rulings and Revenue Procedures, including Rev. Procs, 89-9 and 89-13 which established the current Master/Prototype and Regional Prototype Programs. 

To register to receive a link to the webinar recording, just go through the regular registration process and a link will be sent to you via e-mail as soon as it is available.

Please note: this webinar's audio portion will be broadcasted through your computer's speakers. No dial-in number will be provided.

The webinar will provide continuing education credits for  for ASPPA, NIPA, JBEA, ERPA, MCLE CA.

Members are $50, Nonmembers are $65.

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