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Webinar: Pension Implications Post-ARPA
With the landmark pension funding relief passed on March 11th under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA-21), corporate plan sponsors have new factors to consider as they navigate the pension landscape. Our webinar will discuss the ARPA-21 changes to funding requirements, and the implications that funding changes can have on accounting, asset allocation, PBGC premiums and pension risk transfer strategies.

Jun 22, 2021 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Victor Harte
Principal and Consulting Actuary @Milliman
Victor’s clients have included not-for-profit organizations, public entities, Taft-Hartley funds, law firms, and corporations. His areas of expertise include defined benefit plan funding issues, funding improvement and rehabilitation plans, expense requirements, plan redesign, and nondiscrimination testing. He also has experience with defined contribution plans, nonqualified plans, and health and welfare plans. Victor has experience with issues relating to defined benefit plans under the requirements of ERISA and the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA). His experience includes assumption studies, withdrawal liability calculations, asset-liability forecasts, benefit improvement studies, early retirement window programs, plan mergers, compliance with nondiscrimination regulations, and funding policy development.
Vicki Mazzie
Principal and Consulting Actuary @Milliman
Vicki’s areas of expertise include plan design, funding, pension accounting, benefit adequacy, and compliance with ERISA and related regulations for defined benefit plans, as well as accounting and funding valuations for retiree medical plans. She consults with plan sponsors with respect to pension de-risking, mergers, nondiscrimination testing, and nonqualified plans. Her expertise in pension and retiree medical accounting includes FASB ASC Subtopics 715 and 965, SSAP 92 and 102, GASB 67, 68, 74, and 75 and IAS 19. Vicki serves on Milliman’s Corporate Strategic Planning Group and Milliman’s Group Annuity Purchase Services Team, and contributes to Milliman publications.
Zorast Wadia
Principal and Consulting Actuary @Milliman
Zorast has been working in the retirement benefits field for 20 years. He has expertise in actuarial valuations for qualified and nonqualified plans. He also has expertise in the areas of pension plan compliance, design, and risk management. Zorast has extensive valuation experience with qualified, nonqualified, and postretirement benefit plans under U.S. GAAP ( FASB ASC Subtopics 715-20, 715-30, and 715-60) and international (IAS19) accounting standards. He has also worked with clients on benefit improvement, plan redesign, plan de-risking, and funding and accounting projection studies. Zorast’s clients include not-for-profit organizations, financial services firms, and other corporations.