At The Podium

The Evolution of Benefits Law: Where we have been – where are we going

Date: August 29, 2018

Event: Don’t Take a Chance: HoganTaylor 2018 Employee Benefit Plan Update Seminar

Venue: Tulsa Country Club

Location: Tulsa, OK

While speaking at the 2018 Employee Benefit Plan Update Seminar sponsored by HoganTaylor, McAfee & Taft employee benefits attorney Brandon Long reviews the evolution of employee benefit law – from the 1930’s to present day – including such milestones as the passage of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Affordable Care Act, and other employee protections  He also reviews current trends in the benefits industry and takes a look into what the future might hold for plan sponsors and participants alike.

Other topics include:

  • Lessons learned from ERISA 510 claims
  • Common retirement plan problems
  • The opioid epidemic’s impact on private employer-sponsored plans
  • ACA mandate assessment process and problems
  • New Budget Act changes impacting hardship distributions

The HoganTaylor 2018 Employee Benefit Plan Update Seminar features a nationally acclaimed team of ERISA experts to discuss current challenges and complexities of today’s benefit plan environment.  The seminar provides practical illustrations and an overview of issues and trends currently impacting employee benefit plans while providing useful information to understand the various compliance requirements in the administration and oversight of employee benefit plans.


Brandon P. Long