American Bar Association
Plan Transactions and Terminations Committee

Plan Transactions and Terminations Committee


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

    Section 2704 Regulations – A Further Analysis and Action Steps


    The section 2704 regulations were released by the Treasury Department on August 3. The approach and breadth of the regulations surprised many estate planners. Our panelists will review the proposed regulations and the implications for past, current, and future planning. Topics they will cover ...

    The Digital Revolution: RUFADAA and Planning with Digital Property


    This program will highlight new developments in estate planning. The panel will present the latest non-tax hot topics and update attendees on issues relating to the revised uniform law concerning digital assets. Ownership, protection and transfer of digital assets has been an area where controversy ...

    Did You Think That Through?: The Pros and Cons of Including Arbitration Clauses in Business Contracts


    Most transactional lawyers (and their clients) assume that arbitration will reduce the cost, risk and time involved in resolving legal disputes, and will result in a fairer outcome than they would receive from a judge or jury. As a result, arbitration clauses are routinely included in business contracts. ...

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Ashner, Harold

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Modified by Adam Bielawski on January 5, 2016

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