LAW 718: Intro to Pension Law & Policy

Prerequisite: LAW 540, 541, 530, & 531

An introduction to ERISA, public pensions, and U.S. pension policy challenges. Topics include ERISA¿s history and structure; types and characteristics of qualified plans; fiduciary duty under ERISA; public pensions; the multiemployer pension funding crisis; lost plans and participants; and obstacles to equitable division of benefits at divorce. The course meets in five three-hour sessions and ends with a final paper.

Course information

1.00 credits
Section 01: Law Lecture
Location: Synchronous Online

Class: #14182

Fri, Jan 15, 2021 - Fri, Feb 12, 2021


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