Paul Porretta, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP to Speak at TKG's Trump's Executive Order on Retirement Plans: Far Reaching Implications Explored LIVE Webcast

Top Quote TKG, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Paul Porretta, Partner, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group, Pepper Hamilton LLP will speak at the TKG's webcast entitled: “Trump's Executive Order on Retirement Plans: Far Reaching Implications Explored.”This event is scheduled for Monday, April 15, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET. End Quote
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    About Paul L. Porretta
    Paul L. Porretta is a partner in Pepper Hamilton LLP’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group, resident in its New York office.

    Mr. Porretta’s practice focuses on a wide range of services related to 401(k) plans, pension plans, multiemployer plans, employee stock ownership plan (ESOPs) and ERISA issues. In addition, he has extensive experience with equity-based compensation, nonqualified deferred compensation, employment arrangements, health and welfare plans and HIPAA compliance.

    Prior to joining Pepper Hamilton, Mr. Porretta was a partner with Morrison Cohen LLP and an assistant general counsel at MetLife. He started his legal career at Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP.

    Mr. Porretta received a B.A. from Marquette University, a M.B.A. from Fordham University, a J.D. from New York Law School and a LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.

    About Pepper Hamilton
    Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 425 lawyers in 14 offices across the United States. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.

    Event Synopsis:
    Intended to assist businesses in offering retirement plans to their employees, U.S. President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) directing the Departments of Labor and the Treasury to issue regulations that would modify the general process of retirement plans. The signed EO allows small businesses to offer retirement plans through pooled plans, also known as Association Retirement Plans (ARPs), or Multiple Employer Plans (MEPs). It also initiates to review Minimum Distribution (RMD) rules and the retirement plans’ paperwork and administrative requirements.

    With the ever-evolving regulatory framework, the future and impact of these new developments to the retirement plan landscape remains unclear. Thus, it is necessary for employers and employees to keep themselves abreast of the trends and updates that may potentially arise.

    Join a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group as they provide and present to the audience an in-depth discussion of Trump’s Executive Order on Retirement Plans. Speakers will identify important issues and updates surrounding this significant topic. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective retirement plan strategy.

    Key topics include:

    • Trump’s E.O. on Retirement Plans: An Overview
    • Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Rules
    • The Retirement Enhancement Savings Act (RESA)
    • Identifying Red Flags
    • Implications and Inferences
    • Best Retirement Plan Strategy
    • A 2019 Outlook

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:

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