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Apr 11 2023

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Benefit Considerations During Layoffs, Mergers, and Acquisitions

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Benefit Considerations During Layoffs, Mergers, and Acquisitions

Join ClearPath for the next Clear60 event to learn how to manage benefits in a slowing economy.

Gain insights into:

  • Benefit and COBRA references in employment contracts and severance agreements
  • How temporary layoffs and furloughs may affect Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting obligations​
  • ​What determines if the buyer or seller is responsible for making COBRA available to M&A-qualified beneficiaries

Take Away Answers to these FAQ :

  • What is the impact of becoming part of a controlled group after a merger or acquisition?
  • If a business closes, will the group health plan remain open for COBRA beneficiaries?​
  • ​What are the differences between an asset sale and a stock sale?

There is no cost to attend this event. Seats are limited to availability. Once registered, additional event details for the day of the event will be sent to you via email.

This webinar event is approved by the Human Resource Certification Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management to qualify for 1 recertification credit hour.

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  • Carl Pilger
    Carl Pilger
    Of Counsel

    Carl Pilger is of counsel in the Atlanta office of Fisher Phillips and a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits Practice Group. He advises clients with respect to all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation, with an emphasis on health and other welfare benefit plans, cafeteria plans, consumer-driven health care options, and employee wellness programs.

    He has extensive experience advising clients on the complexities of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act including challenging IRS shared responsibility payments. He also advises employers on compliance issues involving the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and various other federal and state benefits compliance matters.

    Carl joined the firm in its Atlanta office in 1994 and then rejoined the firm in 2021 following nearly a decade of educating and counseling clients on employee benefits compliance issues for two insurance brokerage firms. Prior to that, he practiced in the employee benefits groups at two full-service, regional law firms and served as in-house ERISA counsel for a national credit card processor.

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