Litigation Considerations for Benefits Counsel
Western Bankers Association
Partners Todd Wozniak and Eliot Burriss will join a webinar hosted by the Western Bankers Association titled "Litigation Considerations for Benefits Counsel." They will discuss current litigation issues about which all benefits counsel should be aware.
Topics covered include
- The use and enforceability of exclusive venue provisions in Plan documents
- The pros and cons of including arbitration provisions and class action waivers in Plan documents or separate agreements
- Drafting considerations for venue provisions, arbitration clauses, and class action waivers
- The DOL’s current stance on indemnification agreements for fiduciaries, especially in the context of ESOP-owned companies