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What's New in the Retirement Plan Landscape

Thursday, July 7th

Please join us along with Presenters Laurie DuChateau and Patrick Trunzo, for a program which will focus on the following issues relating to employee benefit plans:

  • Challenges facing plans and fiduciaries: Case Law updates on Fee Litigation and Actuarial Equivalencies, Regulatory/Agency Guidance, and others.
  • What might be in store for plans (SECURE 2.0).
  • Action items for the remainder of 2022,
    including discussion about Amendments for
    CARES Act and required minimum distributions.

About the Speakers:

Presenters: Laurie DuChateau and Patrick Trunzo with Buck Global, LLC

Laurie S. DuChateau, JD, is the leader of Buck’s Compliance Consulting Practice.   She has over 25 years of experience in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation and is responsible for Buck’s national compliance consulting, thought leadership, publications, government relations/policy, research and training. She provides employee benefit support and due diligence in all aspects of qualified and non-qualified plans, retirement plans, executive compensation plans, and health and welfare benefit plans.  Laurie also has substantive experience in fiduciary compliance and risk mitigation. 


Patrick Trunzo, JD, is a Director in the Compliance Consulting Practice at Buck.  He has over 20 years of experience helping employers meet the various legal and administrative requirements of their employee benefit plans.  Pat provides consulting services for retirement plans, including amending and restating plan documents and summary plan descriptions in response to law changes, fiduciary concerns, plan design changes and plan mergers. He also prepares various IRS and DOL filings, including determination letter applications and voluntary correction program filings, and handles various compliance issues relating to retirement and welfare plans. 

Recent Events:

103(a)(3)(c) Audits and How it Impacts Your Clients

Wednesday, April 12, 2022

Benefits Legislative and Regulatory Updates
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Click here to watch the replay
Click here to download the handout.

Form 5500 Updates - What's New and an Update on the New Audit Standards
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Click here to watch the replay

ERISA Litigation and Fiduciary Law Developments
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Ethics - It is Never the Wrong Time to Do the Right Thing - Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Cyber Security Considerations - Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - Click here to watch the replay

Holiday Party - Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Roundtable Series: FSA, HSAs, and HRAs - October 30, 2019

Washington Update with Will Hansen - September 25, 2019

Form 5500 Updates/An Update on What's Happening in Retirement - May 22, 2019  


Meeting Fees:

11 Stanwix St Conference Center

11 Stanwix St, 1st Fl

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Program Time:
Registration: 11:30 a.m.
Program : 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Continuing Education:
One (1.5) ASPPA, NAPA and NTSA, and JBEA-Non Core Continuing Education credits available for this event.
One (1) ERPA CE available as well.

Program Contact:

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