All Past Events

Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rule and Related Wage and Hour Issues Presentation

On September 15, 2019, Doug Desmarais presented a webinar on behalf of SIG University on the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule and related wag… Read More

Worldwide Employee Benefits Network 2019 Legislation Update

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

Employee Benefits During Leaves of Absence Webinar

On August 28, 2019, Kerstin Miller presented a webinar through Lorman Education Services on “Employee Benefits During Leaves of Absence.” The webi… Read More

Fiduciary Training

Barry Downey was a panelist at the Fiduciary Training session for fiduciaries of governmental employer plans (non-ERISA governed) and tax exempt emplo… 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 compensati… 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 on… Read More

FMLA and ADA Issues Presentation

On October 3, 2018, Kerstin Miller presented a program on managing employee leave to the National Business Institute. The program touched on complex F… Read More

Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Annual Meeting

On June 20, 2018, Kerstin Miller spoke at the annual meeting of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations at the National Harbor. The program… Read More

Recent E-Alerts

As we have been saying for several years, a sponsor of a 403(b) Plan that has not been amended to incorporate changes in the 403(b) rules that were effective after 2009 and be… Read More

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