Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 Seminar


Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper
53 Cardinal Drive
Westfield, 07091

James K. Estabrook & Elizabeth Manzo of the firm’s Employee Benefits group, hosted a complimentary seminar discussion focused on The Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (“MEPRA”).

Topics covered were:

  • Repeal of the sunset provisions of the Pension Protection Act of 2006
  • Increased PBGC premiums for Multiemployer Plans
  • Correction and clarification of the Zone Status Rules
  • Changes to Withdrawal Liability Rules
  • Enhanced rules for Multiemployer Plan Mergers and Partitions
  • Remediation measures for deeply troubled Multiemployer Plans including conditions, limitations,
    notice requirements and approval process for the suspension of benefits
  • Additional PPA flexibility and technical corrections
  • Enhanced Rules for multiemployer plan mergers and partitions
  • Important issues for Trustees, Administrators and Plan Professionals

If you have questions about how MERPA will impact your fund please contact us here.

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