ERISA Fiduciary Law for Non-Lawyers: A Clear and Comprehensive Guide to Acting Responsibly by Anthony A. Dreyspool, Esq.
About the Book
This book is a vital educational tool for persons who are or may become fiduciaries under ERISA. Written by a recognized expert in the field, ERISA Fiduciary Law provides critical guidance to ERISA plan fiduciaries on how they should carry out their duties. Readers will gain a working knowledge of the most significant issues facing an ERISA fiduciary and how to avoid liability to plan participants and beneficiaries.
The book covers important topics, such as:
Who is a fiduciary;
What are ERISA fiduciary standards of conduct;
What are ERISA violations and what exemptions are available to cure those violations; and
What plan governance methods should be adopted by plan fiduciaries.
Included are illustrations, questions and answers, and important interpretations of ERISA rules issued by the US Department of Labor which provide a full description of many of the matters covered by the book.
ERISA Fiduciary Law for Non-Lawyers should be on the desk of every person who works for a plan sponsor, including Human Resources and corporate financial officers, and is a must read for plan service providers, such as accountants and investment advisors. The author has taken highly technical information and has distilled it into easy to understand discussions of the requirements that ERISA imposes on plan fiduciaries. Click here to view the Table of Contents 315 page paperback book
Special Offer: A CD of Mr. Dreyspool’s webinar “The 10 Commandments of an ERISA Fiduciary.” This recording of a March 26, 2015 program will give you a thorough review of how ERISA and the US Department of Labor regulate plan fiduciary conduct. The “10 commandments” cover matters such as the allocation and delegation of fiduciary responsibility, the ERISA standard of conduct for fiduciaries, “procedural prudence,” and much more. The CD, which contains a discussion of new DOL regulations, may be purchased alone or as a package with the book.
About the Author
Anthony A. Dreyspool focuses his practice on fiduciary responsibility under ERISA, particularly as it relates to the investment of ERISA plan assets. Mr. Dreyspool advises clients, including prominent investment managers and ERISA plan sponsors, on compliance with ERISA's rules regarding fiduciary duties and prohibited transactions. He also analyzes the investments of privat investment funds with respect to ERISA's plan asset rules.
In connection with his representation of plan fiduciaries, Mr. Dreyspool resolves disputes between his clients and the Department of Labor. He obtains advisory opinions and prohibited transaction exemptions from the DOL.
Mr. Dreyspool has gained invaluable experience from over 30 years of practice at big law firms and corporate law departments. Before forming his own law firm, he was a partner at DLA Piper LLP (US) and, prior to that, Of Counsel at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in New York. Previously, he was the chief ERISA attorney for The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. In that role, he advised Equitable and its investment subsidiaries on all legal requirements involved in the investment of ERISA plan assets.
Prior to working at Equitable, Mr. Dreyspool was an employee benefits and executive compensation lawyer at J.C. Penney Company, Inc. He began his legal career at the law firm of Dewey Ballantine Bushby Palmer & Wood. Mr. Dreyspool is a frequent speaker at ERISA webinars on issues relating to ERISA fiduciary matters. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and holds a JD degree from its law school.
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|The 10 Commandments of an ERISA Fiduciary: CD Only $295|
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