Webinar Archive

The Council regularly offers webinars and conference calls to discuss current and emerging issues in the world of employee benefits. To check on the availability of a digital replay or recording of these sessions, contact Jason Hammersla, director of communications, at jhammersla@abcstaff.org.

Benefits Briefings   |   P4P: Preparing for PPACA   |   Benefits Passport
Benefits Law Briefings   |   Executive Compensation Briefings   |   Membership Updates
Other Webinars   |   Continuing Education Verification Information

Benefits Briefings

Providing insight and information on employee benefit plan compliance challenges

March 14, 2017 — The Latest: The American Health Care Act

January 26, 2017 — The Latest: The Potential Path Forward on Repeal & Replace

November 29, 2016 — Paid Leave Part III: The Post-Election Outlook

November 16, 2016 — The Election & Its Impact on the Health and Retirement Agenda

October 27, 2016 — Paid Leave Part II: State and Local Paid Leave Laws

October 25, 2016 — Paid Leave Part I: Compliance with New Paid Leave Rules for Federal Contractors

October 20, 2016 — Proposed Form 5500 Changes and Implications for Retirement Plans

  • Benefits Briefing Presentation Slides (Mike Hadley & Adam McMahon, Davis & Harman LLP; Kelly R. Lazzara and Mary A. Miller, Compliance Consulting Center, Knowledge Resource Center, Xerox)

October 6, 2016 — Proposed Form 5500 Changes and Implications for Health and Welfare Plans

August 5, 2016 — Update on State Retirement Plan Initiatives

June 30, 2016 — EEOC Final Regulations on Wellness Programs Under ADA & GINA

April 14, 2016 — Paid Leave Laws: Challenges for Employers

March 22, 2016 — Hot Topics in Defined Benefit Plans

March 10, 2016 — IRS Notice 2015-87 and Implications for Employer-Sponsored Health Plans

December 17, 2015 — How Employer Plans May Be Affected by DOL Guidance and State Retirement Plans

December 11, 2015 — PBGC Reportable Events Regulations: Preparing for 2016

November 16, 2015 — EEOC Proposed Rules — GINA Title II and Application to Employer Wellness Programs

October 29, 2015 — 6 Steps to Bring Financial Wellness to the Workplace

October 14, 2015 — Measuring Financial Capabilities to Support Financial Wellness Programs

September 3, 2015 — IRS Notice 2015-52: 40% Excise Tax on High-Cost Health Coverage

July 21, 2015 — Obergefell v. Hodges: Implications of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling for Employee Benefits

July 13, 2015 — Recent U.S. Supreme Court Activity and Implications for Employee Benefits

June 30, 2015 — Effect of PBGC Early Warning Program on Corporate Transactions

June 11, 2015 — DOL's Fiduciary Definition

May 12, 2015 — EEOC Proposed Rules for Wellness Programs

April 14, 2015 — PPACA Information Reporting Part II, Forms and Instructions 1095-B and 1094-B

April 7, 2015 — IRS Notice 2015-16: 40% Excise Tax on High-Cost Health Coverage

March 18, 2015 — ERISA Section 4062(e) Rules Changes and PBGC Enforcement

March 12, 2015 — PPACA Information Reporting Part I, Forms and Instructions 1095-C and 1094-C

February 26, 2015 — State Retirement Plan Initiatives

December 18, 2014 — Impact of Basel Capital Requirements on Pension Plan Trading

December 9, 2014 — Wellness Programs, EEOC and the ADA

December 4, 2014 — Retirement Guidance to Expect in the Coming Year

December 3, 2014 — Hybrid Pension Plan Regulations

September 4, 2014 — Money Market Fund Guidance & Regulations

June 25, 2014 — Mortality Tables & Retirement Plans

April 24, 2014 — PBGC Enforcement of ERISA 4062(e)

April 9, 2014 — Executive Compensation Issues

March 27, 2014 — Tax Reform & Implications for Employee Benefits

February 19, 2014 — FATCA Issues

January 10, 2014 — Pension Plan De-Risking and PBGC Premiums

December 5, 2013 — FASB Pension Issues

December 3, 2013 — Multiemployer Pension Plans

October 21, 2013 — Pay Ratio Rules & Other Executive Compensation Matters

September 4, 2013 — Health and Retirement Benefits After Windsor

July 26, 2013 — Benefit Statements Proposed Regulations Part II

July 18, 2013 — Retirement Policy Legislative and Regulatory Update

July 2, 2013 — U.S. Supreme Court DOMA Decision

June 25, 2013 — Multiemployer Pension Plan Issues

May 30, 2013 — Benefit Statements Proposed Regulations

December 19, 2012 — Benefit Plans and Global Governance

December 6, 2012 — Defined Benefit Plan Issues

November 29, 2012 — Defined Benefit Plan Issues

August 29, 2012 — Hybrid Plan Issues & Questions

June 21, 2012 — Retirement Plan Fee Disclosure Guidance & FAB 2012-02

June 12, 2012 — Global Wellness

March 22, 2012 — 408(b)(2) Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit Plan Fee Regulations

March 1, 2012 — IRS Lifetime Income Guidance

November 30, 2011 — Puerto Rico Plans

November 22, 2011 — Large Trader Reporting

November 16, 2011 — De Minimis Fringe Benefits, Employee Discounts and on-Site Athletic Facilities

November 14, 2011 — Defined Contribution Plan Issues

November 10, 2011 — Worker Classification

October 27, 2011 — Defined Benefit Plan Issues

October 18, 2011 — Executive Compensation Update

September 30, 2011 — Electronic Disclosure & 401(k)/403(b) Plans

July 22, 2011 — Benefit Plan Litigation (Cigna v. Amara)

June 23, 2011 — Worker Misclassification

June 21, 2011 — Taxation of Fringe Benefit Programs

May 10, 2011 — DOL Electronic Disclosure RFI


P4P: Preparing for PPACA

Covering implementation of the health care reform law

July 24, 2014 � Session #31: 40% Excise Tax on High-Cost Health Coverage

May 22, 2014 � Session #30: Employer Information Reporting Requirements (Internal Revenue Code Sections 6055 and 6056)

April 4, 2014 � Session #29: IRS Final Employer 'Shared Responsibility' (4980H) Regulations Part III: Definition of Full-Time Employee

March 20, 2014 � Session #28: IRS Final Employer 'Shared Responsibility' (4980H) Regulations Part II: Application to Certain Kinds of Workers

March 6, 2014 � Session #27: IRS Final Employer 'Shared Responsibility' (4980H) Regulations Part I: Changes from Proposed Rules, New Transition Rules

February 21, 2014 - Session #26: HIPAA Standard Transactions & Certification of Compliance for Health Plans

November 21, 2013 — Session #25: Application of Market Reforms to HRAs, FSAs; FSA Carryover Guidance

September 27, 2013 — Session #24: Employer Information Reporting Requirements (Sections 6055 & 6056)

June 28, 2013 — Session #23: Employee Exchange Notice Requirements

June 3, 2013 — Session#22: Final Wellness Regulations

March 20, 2013 — Session #21: Hot Topics and Latest Developments

January 17, 2013 — Session #20: Proposed Regulations on Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions

December 12, 2012 — Session #19: Transitional Reinsurance and PCORI Fee Regulations

December 10, 2012 — Session #18: Proposed Wellness Regulations

October 18, 2012 — Session #17: Waiting Period Limitations

September 25, 2012 — Session #16: Employer Responsibility Guidance (Definition of "Full-Time Employee" & 90-Day Waiting Periods)

September 20, 2012 — Session #15: Traps for the Unwary � Open PPACA Issues Heading into 2013-2014

August 7, 2012 — Session #14: Transitional Reinsurance Program & Fee Assessed on Insured and Self-Insured Health Plans

July 17, 2012 — Session #13: The Health FSA "Use-It-or-Lose-It" Rule

July 10, 2012 — Session #12: The Aftermath of the Supreme Court's PPACA Decision: What's Next?

June 7, 2012 — Session #11: Preparing for the Supreme Court's PPACA Decision

February 29, 2012 — Session #10: Employer Responsibility Guidance (IRS Notice 2012-17)

February 23, 2012 — Session #9: Final Regulations on Summary of Benefits & Coverage Requirements

February 1, 2012 — Session #8: Revised W2 Informational Reporting Guidance (IRS Notice 2012-09) and HHS Informational Bulletin on Essential Benefits

December 7, 2011 — Session #7: Employer Responsibility Requirements

September 8, 2011 — Session #6: Summary of Benefits Guidance

July 21, 2011 — Session #5: Internal Appeals/External Review Regulations

June 7, 2011 — Session #4: Full-time Employees, Employer Responsibility and IRS Notice 2011-36

May 26, 2011 — Session #3: W2 Reporting Guidance & IRS Notice 2011-28

May 4, 2011 — Session #2: Automatic Enrollment Programs

April 5, 2011 — Session #1: Wellness Programs — Challenges & Opportunities in Health Care Reform


Benefits Passport

An examination of international benefits trends and developments and what they mean for U.S. companies.

December 14, 2016 — OECD Pensions Outlook

October 3, 2016 — Global Benefits Webcast (with The Conference Board): CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure

September 22, 2016 — Legal Issues in the EU: "Conflict of Laws" and the "EU Posted Workers Directive"

May 3, 2016 — Establishing a Global Framework: 10 Best Practices for Multinational Defined Contribution Plans

December 3, 2015 — Global Benefits Webcast (with The Conference Board): Global Workforce Classifications - Benefits and Compensation Considerations

October 21, 2015 — The Inverting Pyramid — Pension Systems Facing Demographic Challenges in Europe and Central Asia

September 24, 2015 — Global Benefits Webcast (with The Conference Board): Cross-Border Pensions

May 7, 2015 — Adherence to a Global Benefits Governance Structure

March 11, 2015 — OECD Pensions Outlook 2014

January 29, 2015 — Benefits Trends and Developments in Chile

January 15, 2015 — Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index

December 8, 2014 — Panel Discussion on Flexibility in Global Benefits

April 29, 2014 — Benefits & Executive Compensation Trends & Developments in the UK

March 26, 2014 — International Pension Plan, International Savings Plan and Trends in Middle East

November 14, 2013 — Trends in Australia & Asia

September 12, 2013 — Trends in Latin America

May 23, 2013 — Mobile Employees

March 7, 2013 — Benefits Pooling and Captive Insurance


Benefits Law Briefings

Practical legal information intended for members of the Council's Legal Affairs Committee and in-house counsel of member companies

May 19, 2016 — The Fiduciary Rule: Next Steps for Plan Sponsors and Service Providers

April 7, 2016 — Recent Supreme Court Decisions Affecting Employee Benefits

May 21, 2015 — Benefits Law Briefing Webinar Presentation Slides: Eliminating the Company Stock Fund From Your Public Company's 401(k) Plan

December 17, 2014 — Session #9: Antitrust Issues Concerning Sharing Compensation and Benefit Information

November 12, 2014 — Session #8: ERISA's Perfect Storm

August 28, 2014 — Session #7: Welfare Benefit Plans

August 11, 2014 — Session #6: ERISA Litigation & Company Stock

March 21, 2014 — Session #5: DOL's Retirement Policy Agenda

November 20, 2013 — Session #4: Health Reform Litigation

October 9, 2013 — Session #3: Hot Topics for 401(k) Plan Sponsors

July 10, 2013 — Session #2: Fringe Benefits

December 12, 2011 — Session #1: Fiduciary Best Practices and Needed Actions Before Year-End


Executive Compensation Briefings

March 3, 2016 — Hot Topics in Executive Compensation

September 25, 2015 — 409A Audits

November 20, 2014 — Session #3: Nonqualified Plans & Corporate Considerations

  • Presentation Slides (Brigen Winters, Groom Law Group; Mark Poerio, Paul Hastings; Michael Falk, Winston & Strawn; Elizabeth Drigotas, Deloitte)

October 6, 2014 — Session #2: Stock Plans & Awards

  • Presentation Slides (Brigen Winters, Groom Law Group; Mark Poerio, Paul Hastings; Erik Lundgren, Winston & Strawn; Elizabeth Drigotas, Deloitte)

September 22, 2014 — Session #1: Scope of Executive Compensation & SEC Rules

  • Presentation Slides (Brigen Winters, Groom Law Group; Mark Poerio, Paul Hastings; Erik Lundgren, Winston & Strawn)


Membership Updates

The most recent legislative and regulatory update, provided by Council staff

August 5, 2014 — Membership Update Webinar

January 21, 2014 — Membership Update Webinar

November 19, 2012 — Membership Update Webinar

March 7, 2012 — Membership Update Webinar

December 8, 2011 — Membership Update Webinar


Other Webinars

November 29, 2011 — Pensions in Europe

October 4, 2011 — Addressing Longevity Challenges in Defined Contribution Plans

September 13, 2011 — Addressing Longevity Challenges in Defined Benefit Plans


Continuing Education Verification Information

Continuing Education Information for Webinars

Alabama Bar MCLE Self-Submission Information

Alaska Bar Out-of-State CLE Provider Information

Arizona Bar CLE Provider Information Page

Arkansas Bar Live Webcast CLE Information

California State Bar Approved Jurisdictions for Out-of-State MCLE Self-Submissions and California State Bar Member In-State MCLE Credit Request

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education FAQ Page

Delaware Commission on CLE Attorney Information and Request for Accreditation of an Individual Program (Form 4)

Florida Bar CLE FAQ Page and CLE Application for Course Attendance Credit

HR Certification Institute Recertification Information

Georgia State Bar CLE Information Page, See In-House/Self-Study Programs

Hawaii State Bar Attorney Applications for Approval of CLE

Idaho State Bar MCLE Accreditation Information Page

Illinois Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board Instructions for Self-Submissions

International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) Additional Resources for CPE Credit

Iowa State Bar Association Tutorial for Online Submission of CLE Events for Approval

Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries' Confirmation of Qualified Sponsorship

Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries' Home Page

Louisiana Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Rule XXX and Member Application for Out-of-State CLE Activity Credit

Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education FAQs

Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar Continuing Legal Education Page

Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education FAQ

Missouri Bar Association Letter of Acceptance as an Accredited CLE Course Sponsor

Missouri Bar Association MCLE Self-Submission Information

Montana Continuing Legal Education Commission Lawyer FAQ Page

National Association for Healthcare Quality Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) Recertification Page and Recertification Handbook

Nebraska Judicial Branch Continuing Legal Education Information

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education Forms & Information

New Hampshire Bar Association MCLE Page

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education

New Mexico MCLE FAQ page, Form MCLE 03 (Live Programs) and Form MCLE 04 (Recorded Programs)

New York State CLE Out-of-State Course Requirements

North Carolina State Bar Attorney CLE Forms Page

North Dakota Bar CLE Policies

Ohio Continuing Education FAQ Page and Form 1a and Form 6

Oklahoma Bar Association MCLE FAQ and Uniform Application for Accreditation of CLE

Oregon State Bar MCLE Requirements for Self-Submissions and Accredited Course Search Page

Rhode Island MCLE Attorney FAQ and Attorney Portal

SHRM Recertification Information Page
(The Council is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM)

South Carolina Supreme Court Commission on CLE and Specialization FAQ and Uniform Application for Approval of CLE

Tennessee Commission on CLE and Specialization Rule 21 (updated December 2014) and Request for Credits Earned Out of State, Online or Other Unpaid Credits

Texas State Bar Information on Requesting Self-Study Credit

Utah State Board Bar Member Application for Accreditation of a CLE Activity (Form 4)

Virginia MCLE Board Attorney Application for CLE Course Approval (Form 4) and Council Provided Page 2

Washington State Bar Association Course Accreditation Process Page

West Virginia Bar Association CLE Submission Process Page

Wisconsin Court System Continuing Legal Education (Selected Webinars Only) Search Page

Wyoming Bar Association CLE Self-Submission Page