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Kutak Rock Partner John Schembari to Speak at IFEBP’s Employee Benefits Conference

News | September 13, 2023


John Schembari, chair of the firm’s national Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group, will be speaking at a session titled “You’re a Fiduciary – Now What?” on Monday, October 2 at 10:45 EDT during the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ Annual Employee Benefits Conference in Boston, MA.

The session will focus on several fiduciary training topics, including:

  • Legal Framework
  • Understanding your responsibilities regarding:
    • Financial oversight
    • Expenses
    • Benefits payments
    • Collection procedures
    • Securing data and privacy
    • Monitoring plan professionals
  • Pitfalls to avoid and best practices

John will be joined on the panel by Sharon Goodman, Esq., Principal with Slevin & Hart, P.C.

Learn more about the event and see the full agenda here.

John focuses his practice primarily on minimizing his clients’ legal risks while ensuring that their employee benefits and executive compensation programs align with their goals. He works with private, public and governmental employers on qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, employee stock ownership plans, insured and self-funded health plans, executive and incentive compensation programs, and other equity-based compensation arrangements. He advises compensation committees, ERISA fiduciaries, in-house counsel, and finance and human resources executives from companies of all sizes, including several of the largest employers in the U.S.

John is a nationally recognized speaker on employee benefits, executive compensation, tax and privacy matters, speaking several times each year throughout the U.S. to crowds numbering in the thousands. In addition, he is a frequently sought author and contributor to industry law journals, magazines and digital media outlets.