All Past Events

SHRM 2019 Annual Legal and Legislative Conference

Adam Meehan will be featured as a speaker at the SHRM 2019 Annual Legal and Legislative Conference hosted by Fountain Head Country Club in Hagerstown,… Read More

Worldwide Employee Benefits Network 2019 Legislation Update

Adam Meehan will be featured as a speaker at a Worldwide Employee Benefits Network event hosted at the Loyola Graduate Center, Timonium Campus on Sept… Read More

Fiduciary Training

Barry Downey will be a panelist at the Fiduciary Training session for fiduciaries of governmental employer plans (non-ERISA governed) and tax exempt e… Read More

Palmetto SHRM Conference

Susan Risinger & Barry Downey spoke at the 2019 Palmetto SHRM Conference in Charleston, SC on the topic of “Best Practices for responding to IRS… Read More

March 20, 2019 Seminars

This March 20th seminar focused on legal issues associated with hiring new employees, and covered the following topics: Designing executive compensat… Read More

Palmetto SHRM Presentation

Barry Downey and Susan Risinger covered recent legislative and regulatory changes impacting employee benefits and executive compensation, including: H… Read More

25th Anniversary Clients and Friends Celebration

In celebration of Smith & Downey’s 25th year, we hosted a client appreciation event on Saturday October 6, 2018, at the lovely Vollmer Center o… Read More

2018 Clients and Friends Seminar

Our annual clients and friends seminar was held at the BWI Marriott, on Thursday May 10, 2018, from 8 a.m. until noon.  As always, we covered recent… Read More

Susan Risinger Speaks at Charleston, SC HR Professionals Roundtable Luncheon

Susan Risinger spoke on 401(k)/403(b) plan issues at the HR Professionals Roundtable Luncheon in Charleston, SC. Topics ranged from best practices for… Read More

Maryland Healthy Working Families Act Seminar

Doug Desmarais and Kerstin Miller presented a seminar covering the new Maryland Healthy Working Families Act, including the intersection of existin… Read More

Recent E-Alerts

Effective Immediately, “preventive care” for HDHPs and HSAs includes expanded care for “chronic conditions” Since 2003, individuals covered solely by a high deductible… Read More

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