Introduction to Cash Balance Plans
As employers search for additional ways to exceed the contribution limits in defined contribution plans, they continue to turn to cash balance plans as an effective vehicle. Although cash balance plans are hybrids, they are ultimately defined benefit plans and operate very differently than 401(k) plans. This webinar will provide a non-actuarial overview of cash balance plans, their operations, and some of the issues that sponsors and service providers may face.
Brenda Berg, Esq., Partner, Holland & Hart LLP
For close to 20 years, Brenda Berg has been an attorney focused exclusively on employee benefits and executive compensation. Brenda’s advice ranges from the initial design and drafting stage, through the day-to-day administration questions and complications that arise. Brenda has extensive experience with 401(k), defined benefit pension, health and welfare, and nonqualified deferred compensation plans.
She regularly helps employers navigate the ever-changing employee benefits tax and ERISA world and come up with practical approaches on issues such as benefit plan governance, fiduciary duties and best practices, plan corrections, DOL and IRS audits, and Section 409A compliance.
Brenda is currently the President of the Governing Board of the Western Pension and Benefits Council. She was recognized as The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law – Denver, 2017.
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