Using Electronic Methods to Satisfy ERISA Disclosure Requirements

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: You will learn about ERISA's disclosure requirements and how using electronic methods of communication can satisfy those requirements.
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Many organizations are moving employee communications from paper to electronic form for a number of reasons, including timeliness and cost savings. Can employee benefit plan disclosures be provided electronically as well? This session will review the numerous ERISA-required disclosures and the current rules for distributing those disclosures electronically to plan participants and beneficiaries. Attending this session can help you help your employer save trees AND money!

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Presenter: 

Antoinette Pilzner

Antoinette
Pilzner

Toni Pilzner is an attorney with more than 15 years' experience in advising employers on creating and administering employee welfare and retirement benefit plans. Having worked as a certified public accountant and as an in-house corporate tax analyst dealing with employee benefit plan matters before becoming an attorney, she also understands the financial and practical aspects of employee benefit plan administration. Toni has shared her expertise with SHRM members by presenting concurrent sessions on employee benefits topics at a number of SHRM conferences in addition to writing SHRM Legal Alerts and contributing to SHRM Online articles on employee benefit matters. She also served on the SHRM Total Rewards Special Expertise Panel and its predecessor, the SHRM Compensation and Benefits Committee, as well as serving a three-year term on the U.S. Department of Labor's ERISA Advisory Council.

Location: 
S405
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
Critical Evaluation
Intended Audience: 
Mid-Level
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