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Lockton Retirement VP Chosen to Meet with Legislative Leaders in Washington, D.C.

Sam Henson, Vice President, Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs for Lockton Retirement Services, has been selected as a delegate to the National Association of Plan Advisors’ (NAPA) DC Fly-In Forum, an exclusive gathering of the nation’s leading retirement plan advisors.

As forum delegates, Henson and approximately 200 others is meeting July 21-22 in Washington, D.C., to listen to and brief top congressional leaders about the importance and future of the nation’s workplace retirement plans and share how proposed laws and regulations might impact American workers’ retirement security. 

NAPA DC Fly-in Forum delegates will hear updates on federal regulations affecting the retirement plan industry from top congressional leaders, including Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), who currently sits on the Senate Appropriations and Banking Committees.  Discussions about the Labor Department’s fiduciary proposal will include remarks from Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor Judy Mares, as well as Tom Selman, Executive Vice President, Regulatory Policy and Legal Compliance Officer at FINRA.

The topic of Labor Department audits is on the agenda, as well as a special panel of ERISA litigators sharing their insights on the issues, lessons learned and best practices emerging from the revenue-sharing litigation, including the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Tibble v. Edison International.

On the second day of the forum, delegates will meet one-on-one with their respective congressional representatives on Capitol Hill to share insights from the experiences they have on a daily basis with business owners and plan participants.

In order to participate in the NAPA DC Fly-In Forum, delegates were required to be a NAPA member; to be responsible for $100M-plus in plan assets, 10-plus plans and 2,000-plus participants; and to have at least five years of experience servicing retirement plans.

 

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