Blitman & King Partner Jonathan Cerrito was interviewed by Uncubed in an article on workplace issues for employees that are negotiating employment agreements. In the interview, Jonathan discusses the process for reviewing employment agreements, red flags, job security terms and negotiations. Uncubed is a resource platform that provides knowledge to employees and founders in the […]
Legal Considerations When Engaging an Investment Professional for a Participant-Directed Defined Contribution Plan
By Jonathan M. Cerrito & Michael R. Daum This is the third in a series of articles about legal considerations under ERISA for pension plan fiduciaries in selecting and monitoring investment professionals to assist with the investment of plan assets. Much has been made about the shift in the retirement landscape away from defined benefit […]
Considerations for Defined Benefit Plan Fiduciaries Who Hire Nondiscretionary Investment Consultants
This is the second in a series of articles about legal considerations under ERISA for pension plan fiduciaries in selecting and monitoring investment professionals to assist with the investment of plan assets. Although there are a multitude of general differences between a defined benefit pension plan and a defined contribution pension plan where participants don’t […]
This is the first in a series of articles about legal considerations under ERISA for pension plan fiduciaries in selecting and monitoring investment professionals to assist with the investment of plan assets. The prudent investment of plan assets is one of the most basic duties facing pension plan fiduciaries under the Employee Retirement Income Security […]
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Defending ERISA Fiduciaries Against Claims of Failure to Diversify in a World of Multi-Manager Investments | Employee Benefits
Although they are generally lauded for increasing diversification of investments, investment managers and employee benefit plans need to be aware of the potential for ‘‘overlapping’’ and its impact in situations where ‘‘plan assets’’ are invested in multimanager investments and, in particular, fund of funds (‘‘FoF’’ or ‘‘FoFs’’) investment strategies.
On June 19, 2012, Jonathan Cerrito, Dan Brice and Ginger LaChapelle presented to over 40 members of the Greater Central New York Association of Health Underwriters on topics involving health care reform, HIPAA/HITECH and service provider fee disclosure initiatives. Thank you to NYAHU for the opportunity.
On April 18, 2012, Jonathan Cerrito, Dan Brice and Ginger LaChapelle of Blitman & King presented to the Schenectady County Dental Association on issues involving 401(k) plan administration, HIPAA and employment law.
Presentation to the Central New York Pictage User Group by Daniel R. Brice and Jonathan M. Cerrito | Employment Law
On October 11, 2011, Daniel R. Brice and Jonathan M. Cerrito gave a presentation entitled “The Employee Benefits and Employment Picture for Photographers.” The information was presented before the Central New York Pictage User Group (CNY PUGs)–a group designed to facilitate communication and education among professional photographers on a regional level around the nation.