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Kutak Rock Partner John Schembari to Speak at Benefits Compliance Webinar

News | March 18, 2024

John Schembari, chair of the firm’s national Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group, will be leading the upcoming “Deep Dive into Qualifying Events and Special Enrollment Periods” webinar presented by UBA on April 9, 2024, at 1 p.m. CT. This month’s webinar will explore how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulates employee benefit contribution levels and the timing of enrollment elections.

The webinar will cover the following topics:

The irrevocable nature of plan elections
The tax-favored account enrollment changes allowed by the IRS
Avoiding discrimination in plan design and contributions
What the allowable benefits and employee classes are in a Section 125 plan
Fringe benefits as a part of a cafeteria plan
How, when, and why does the IRS allow an employee to make midyear election changes?

To register or to learn more, click here. 

John focuses his practice on minimizing his client’s 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.