ASPPA Webcast: Abandoned Plans and Dealing with Missing Participants

By ASPPA Net Staff • November 27, 2017 • 0 Comments
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
2:00 - 3:40 p.m. ET

Speaker: Elizabeth (Liz) Yanik, QKA, ERISA Compliance Consultant, Unified Trust Company, N.A.

Experience Level for Attendees: Intermediate

IRS Program Number: CZTXU-Q-00851-18-O

Webcast Outline: Click Here. Click Here.


What do you do when plan sponsors and/or participants go missing? In this webcast, we will discuss the definition of an abandoned plan and what should happen when you have one. Topics will include defining a qualified termination administrator, steps for locating missing participants, and an overview of the new PBGC Missing Participants Program.

Key Takeaways:
1. Determine when a plan is abandoned and next steps
2. Identify methods to handle missing participant accounts
3. Receive an overview of the new PBGC Missing Participants Program

Registration Deadlines: 
Live: 3/20/2018
On-Demand: 3/20/2019

CE Credit: 2 ARA, 2 ERPA, 2 JBEA Noncore

About the Speaker:

Elizabeth (Liz) Yanik, QKA, has been in the retirement industry for more than ten years. She is currently an ERISA Compliance Consultant at Unified Trust Company, N.A. assisting clients with unique situations that may arise with their retirement plans. Liz has a background in the bundled services environment with a focus in recordkeeping and third-party administration. She recently presented at the 2017 ASPPA Annual Conference and enjoys keeping up with the ever‐changing ERISA environment.

Individual Viewer Additional Viewers 
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Non-Member: $190 Non-Member: $70

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