Cybersecurity Risks for Employee Benefit Plans

Thursday, November 14, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Program Chair:
Adam Sasiadek
Senior Associate Editor
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Thomson Reuters Practical Law

  • The dangers posed by hacking and other forms of internet crime threaten almost every area of life, including employee benefit plans.  This CLE program, which will include speakers from the US Department of Labor, will provide attendees with a deeper awareness of the many cyber threats to employee benefits plans, a better understanding of the laws that may apply to this area (such as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)), and security initiatives that lawyers can recommend to benefit plan sponsors and fiduciaries.

    Live Program & Webcast: $149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
    Government/Nonprofit/Academic: Free for Members | $199 for Nonmembers
    Small Law Firm: $79 for Members
    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2017-2019), In-House/Corporate Counsel, or Judges (and their staff who are also members) attend this program for free.

  • Robert Bach
    Law Office of Robert Bach
    Eva Rasmussen
    Clifton Budd & DeMaria, LLP
    Michelle Capezza
    Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
    Marjorie Glover
    Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
    Kendall R. Randolph
    Senior Investigator
    US Department of Labor
    Employee Benefits Security Administration
    Diane Park
    US Department of Labor
    Employee Benefits Security Administration
    Jeffrey Stein
    General Counsel
    1199 SEIU Benefit and Pension Funds

  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Cyber Threats Affecting Employee Benefit Plans/Government Oversight and Initiatives

    Panel Moderator: Robert Bach
    Speakers: Diane Park & Kendall Randolph

    10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Do ERISA Fiduciary Duties and Liability Apply with Respect to Data Breaches?

    Panel Moderator: Adam Sasiadek
    Speakers: Michelle Capezza & Jeffrey Stein

    11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Break
    11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Cyber Security Measures for Employee Benefit Plans

    Panel Moderator: Eva Rasmussen
    Speakers: Michelle Capezza & Marjorie Glover

  • CLE Credit
    New York:
    3.0 Professional Practice
    New Jersey:
    3.4 General
    3.0 General
    2.5 General

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Alicia C. McCarthy, Chair
    Labor & Employment, Katherine A. Greenberg, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 |