The ERISA and Securities Litigation Snapshot: Minimizing CFO and Board Liability

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Jim Baker, Rhonda Prussack, Gerry Czarnecki, Susan Mangiero

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In the last few years, pension funding levels and 401(k) account balances have fallen dramatically. New disclosure rules, volatile market conditions, investment complexity and mandatory cash contributions are only a few of the many challenges that are unlikely to go away. Not surprisingly, ERISA litigation continues to grow, along with lawsuits related to employee benefit plan governance. Personal liability claims against C-level executives and board members has become the normal. Join FTI Consulting and the Securities Docket for a timely and informative webinar about the link between employee benefit plan management and shareholder value. During this 60 minute live event, attendees will learn: •Why ERISA litigation claims against top executives and board members continue to grow •How securities litigation and ERISA filings are related and what it means for corporate directors and officers •What ERISA liability insurance underwriters want clients to demonstrate in terms of best practices •What steps the Board and top executives can take to minimize their liability •What investment fiduciary bad practices to avoid •When to Get the CFO and Board Members Involved The panel includes (a) Attorney Jim Baker, ERISA litigator of the year for 2012 and a partner with Baker & McKenzie (b) Ms. Rhonda Prussack, Executive Vice President and fiduciary liability insurance product manager for Chartis (c) Mr. Gerry Czarnecki, governance guru and State Farm Insurance board member and (d) Dr. Susan Mangiero, Managing Director with FTI Consulting’s Forensic and Litigation Consulting Practice in New York.

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