Insights Into the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Multiemployer Plan Special Financial Assistance (SFA) Application Process
Jan. 31, 2023 | Noon to 1:30 p.m. EST | USQS CE and JBEA CPE Available
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This webinar covered lessons learned from actual multiemployer plan SFA applications to date, to provide helpful information, especially for those practitioners who will be completing SFA applications for upcoming priority group plans, and those without priority. You will hear from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) a discussion of what's new, as well as their standards of review for assumption changes. The webinar will include approaches to filing an application and how certain assumptions may be handled.
- Susan L. Boyle, MAAA, FSA, FCA, EA
Vice Chairperson, Pension Practice Council
Member, Multiemployer Plans Committee
- James J. Donofrio, MAAA, FSA, EA
Member, Multiemployer Plans Committee
- Joseph F. Hicks Jr., MAAA, FCA, EA
Chairperson, Multiemployer Plans Committee
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