Los Angeles partner Heather Abrigo spoke at the National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA) Annual Forum & Expo on May 21 in Las Vegas. Heather gave two presentations – “Effectively Navigating DOL Investigations of Plans and Service Providers” and “Fiduciary 3(16) Services — How to Survive in the New Fiduciary World.”

“Effectively Navigating DOL Investigations of Plans and Service Providers” covered the current DOL regulatory landscape, understanding what triggers an investigation, and how to effectively handle an investigation. “Fiduciary 3(16) Services — How to Survive in the New Fiduciary World” discussed the difference between 3(16) services and 402 named fiduciary services, how offering 3(16)/402 services can increase the value of a TPA, and how 3(16)/402) services will allow fiduciaries to have a better relationship with their referral sources. Russ Hooker of Administrative Fiduciary Services, Inc. co-presented.

Read more about NIPA’s 2017 Annual Forum & Expo.