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Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law: Plan Transactions and Terminations Committee

Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law:
Plan Transactions and Terminations Committee

Mission

This committee deals with events and actions that are major structural changes in retirement and employee benefit plans. Special emphasis is given to employee benefit programs in corporate acquisitions and dispositions, plan terminations and plan mergers or spin-offs. The committee develops and submits comments on legislative proposals, regulations and rulings that are in the committee's area of responsibility. The committee also publishes information for Section members on these topics, and participates in or sponsors Section CLE programs.

More About Us

For 2011-2012, our committee will be involved in a range of activities relating to plan transactions and terminations. Our committee will again take a leading role in the JCEB Q&A Session with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. We also plan to increase our involvement with the PBGC regarding regulatory and enforcement issues. We regularly coordinate with the Defined Benefit Subcommittee and Merger and Acquisitions Subcommittee of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Tax Section, both for meetings and projects.

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

JCEB Q&A Session with the PBGC

May 9, 2012
2:00 pm to 4:00 p.m. If you have any questions for the PBGC, please submit them to Harold Ashner or Chuck Thulin.
 
Section Events

    Same-Sex Marriage and Estate Planning: Nope, It’s Not Over Yet!

    07/07/2015-07/07/2015

    On June 26th, in Obergefell v. Hodges, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the right of same-sex couples to marry is constitutionally protected and thus available on a nationwide basis. While the ruling provides some clarity, it also raises new questions. It brings new state property rights and ...

    2015 Skills Training for Estate Planners - Advanced Topics

    07/15/2015-07/17/2015
    New York Law School
    New York

    Thank you for your interest in the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Skills Training for Estate Planners CLE Course. This email confirms your acceptance into the class and acknowledges receipt of your registration.The program will be held July 15-17, 2015 at the New York Law School, ...

    Live From Skill Training: Planning for the Probate Contest

    07/15/2015-07/15/2015

    Although many estate planning arrangements are implemented without controversy, given family dynamics involved in such planning, drafting attorneys should be mindful of the possibility that family members will disagree. Those who are dissatisfied with an estate plan may resort to court proceedings. ...

LISTSERV Communication

In order to send a message to the listserve, send the message as an email to the address below. You must be a member of the Committee to use the listserve.

RPTE-PLANTRANS@mail.americanbar.org

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here. Please note that you will need to create a new password, separate from your regular ABA password, in order to use this archive.


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Leadership

Chair:

Paliga, John

Vice-Chairs:

Ashner, Harold
Crockett, Christina
Hecht, Stanley

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on July 22, 2014

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