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  • 60th U.S. Annual Employee Benefits Conference

    60th U.S. Annual Employee Benefits Conference

    October 12-15, 2014 | Boston, Massachusetts
    For 60 years the International Foundation has provided a well rounded Annual Employee Benefits Conference offering over 100 sessions that provide the most timely and up-to-date information on subjects of greatest interest to our members. [More]
  • Public Employee Policy Forum

    Public Employee Policy Forum

    September 15-16 | Washington, D.C.

    ​First of its kind, this conference will include a highlight of the current policies affecting health and retirement plans, as well as delineate the concerns, outline the ultimate goals and provide a guide for examining potential solutions for consideration in policy development.

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  • Certificate in Global Benefits Management

    Certificate in Global Benefits Management

    September 15-19 | Boston, Massachusetts
    ​Employers that work globally must learn to navigate the increasingly complex challenges of international benefits and cultural expectations. Learn from global industry experts and international residents while you earn your certificate. [More]
  • Certificate of Achievement in Public Plan Policy

    Certificate of Achievement in Public Plan Policy

    CAPPP Pensions and Health Part II
    October 11-12 | Boston, Massachusetts

    New for 2014: CAPPP in Employee Health Pt II features nearly 4 hours of in-depth Affordable Care Act (ACA) content including information on the latest ACA issues and implications for public sector funds. [More]
  • 33rd Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium

    33rd Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium

    September 7-10 | Phoenix, Arizona

    ​An unparalleled opportunity to learn from and alongside hundreds of industry colleagues, experts and leaders.

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  • Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans

    Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans

    October 27-29 | Vancouver, British Columbia

    ​This program is designed to provide a solid foundation in Canadian pensions and benefits, human resources and compensation that is critical to working successfully with Canadian employees.

    [More]
Upcoming Programs

 All Programs

 

 

Foundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)http://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/foundationsfortrustees/Pages/14F1.aspxFoundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-08-08T16:30:00Z2014-08-11T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListingCertificate
ATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session Ahttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/schedule/Pages/1491atms.aspxATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session AGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-08-08T16:30:00Z2014-08-10T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing
ATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session Bhttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/schedule/Pages/14b8atms.aspxATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session BGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-08-08T16:30:00Z2014-08-10T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing

September 7-10, 2014
Phoenix, Arizona
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 Multiemployer Programs

 

 

Quality Serieshttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/QualitySeriesQuality SeriesGP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada2014-08-10T16:30:00Z2014-08-11T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing
Communicating ACA to Participantshttp://www.ifebp.org/education/webcasts/Pages/ACA_Webcast_2.aspxCommunicating ACA to ParticipantsGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States2014-08-21T05:00:00Z2014-08-22T05:00:00ZUpcoming Webcast—Includes Q&AProgListingWebcast90
Administrators Masters Program (AMP®)http://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/amp/Pages/14E2amp.aspxAdministrators Masters Program (AMP®)GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee2014-10-11T05:00:00Z2014-10-12T05:00:00ZBoston, MAProgListing

October 11-12, 2014
Boston, Massachusetts

 Public Employee Programs

 

 

Quality Serieshttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/QualitySeriesQuality SeriesGP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada2014-08-10T16:30:00Z2014-08-11T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing
Communicating ACA to Participantshttp://www.ifebp.org/education/webcasts/Pages/ACA_Webcast_2.aspxCommunicating ACA to ParticipantsGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States2014-08-21T05:00:00Z2014-08-22T05:00:00ZUpcoming Webcast—Includes Q&AProgListingWebcast90
Public Employee Policy Forumhttp://www.ifebp.org/education/schedule/Pages/1426pe.aspxPublic Employee Policy ForumGP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-09-15T16:30:00Z2014-09-17T03:00:00ZWashington, DCProgListing

September 15-16, 2014
Washington, D.C.
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 Corporate Programs

 

 

Communicating ACA to Participantshttp://www.ifebp.org/education/webcasts/Pages/ACA_Webcast_2.aspxCommunicating ACA to ParticipantsGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States2014-08-21T05:00:00Z2014-08-22T05:00:00ZUpcoming Webcast—Includes Q&AProgListingWebcast90
33rd Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposiumhttp://www.ifebp.org/education/schedule/Pages/14symp.aspx33rd Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits SymposiumGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States2014-09-07T16:30:00Z2014-09-11T03:00:00ZPhoenix, AZProgListing
Employee Benefits Producer Training Programhttp://www.ifebp.org/education/producertrainingEmployee Benefits Producer Training ProgramGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-09-15T16:30:00Z2014-09-26T03:00:00ZBrookfield, WIProgListing

September 7-10, 2014
Phoenix, Arizona
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 Canadian Programs

 

 

Foundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)http://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/foundationsfortrustees/Pages/14F1.aspxFoundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-08-08T16:30:00Z2014-08-11T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListingCertificate
ATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session Ahttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/schedule/Pages/1491atms.aspxATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session AGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-08-08T16:30:00Z2014-08-10T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing
ATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session Bhttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/schedule/Pages/14b8atms.aspxATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session BGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-08-08T16:30:00Z2014-08-10T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing

August 10-13, 2014
Calgary, Alberta​
Industry News

 Health Regulatory News

 

 

IRS Releases Draft Employer Health Coverage Reporting Formshttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/IRSdraftreportingformsavailable.aspxIRS Releases Draft Employer Health Coverage Reporting FormsGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States
IRS Releases Final and Temporary Rules Regarding Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit; Comments due October 27http://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/IRS-TaxCredit-FinTemProp-Rule.aspxIRS Releases Final and Temporary Rules Regarding Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit; Comments due October 27GP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States
IRS Provides Premium Tax Credit Guidancehttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/IRS-RevRules-Individ-TaxCredit.aspxIRS Provides Premium Tax Credit GuidanceGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States
ERISA Advisory Council Meeting Scheduled for August 19-21, 2014; Statements Due August 12http://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/ERISA-CouncilMtg-Aug2014.aspxERISA Advisory Council Meeting Scheduled for August 19-21, 2014; Statements Due August 12GP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States
ACA FAQ Part XX Reduction in Contraceptive Coverage Triggers Notice Requirementshttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/ACA-FAQ-Part-XX.aspxACA FAQ Part XX Reduction in Contraceptive Coverage Triggers Notice RequirementsGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States

 Retirement Regulatory News

 

 

FASB Releases Tentative Board Decisions on ESOPs and Discusses Cash Balance Pension Planshttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/FASB-Releases-Tentative-Board-Decisions-on-ESOPs-and-Discusses-Cash-Balance-Pension-Plans.aspxFASB Releases Tentative Board Decisions on ESOPs and Discusses Cash Balance Pension PlansGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States
IRS Webinar on Defined Benefit Plan Terminations Scheduled for August 14http://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/IRS-Webinar-on-Defined-Benefit-Plan-Terminations-Scheduled-for-August-14.aspxIRS Webinar on Defined Benefit Plan Terminations Scheduled for August 14GP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States
GAO Suggests Improvements for 401(k) Managed Accountshttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/GAO-Suggests-Improvements-for-401(k)-Managed-Accounts.aspxGAO Suggests Improvements for 401(k) Managed AccountsGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer
DOL Offers Small Business Retirement Solutions Webcast August 6http://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/Smallbusinesswebcast.aspxDOL Offers Small Business Retirement Solutions Webcast August 6GP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States
Trustees Report 2014 Financial Status of Social Security and Medicarehttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/socsecmedicarereports.aspxTrustees Report 2014 Financial Status of Social Security and MedicareGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States

 General/HR Regulatory News

 

 

ERISA Advisory Council Meeting Scheduled for August 19-21, 2014; Statements Due August 12http://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/ERISA-CouncilMtg-Aug2014.aspxERISA Advisory Council Meeting Scheduled for August 19-21, 2014; Statements Due August 12GP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States
Joint FASB/IASB Videoconference Board Meeting Scheduled for July 23http://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/FASB-IASB-Videoconference-Board-Meeting-July-23.aspxJoint FASB/IASB Videoconference Board Meeting Scheduled for July 23GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee
EEOC Updates Enforcement Guidance On Pregnancy Discriminationhttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/EEOC-Updates-Enforcement-Guidance-On-Pregnancy-Discrimination.aspxEEOC Updates Enforcement Guidance On Pregnancy DiscriminationGP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee
GASB Seeks Participants for OPEB Field Testhttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/GASB-Seeks-Participants-for-OPEB-Field-Test.aspxGASB Seeks Participants for OPEB Field TestGP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee
Economic Action Plan 2014 Act No. 1 Receives Royal Assenthttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/EcActionPlan1-RoyalAssent.aspxEconomic Action Plan 2014 Act No. 1 Receives Royal AssentGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf

 Canadian Regulatory News

 

 

Alberta Approves Proclamation of the Employment Pension Plans Act (2012) Effective September 1, 2014http://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/Alberta-EPPA-Effective-Sept2014.aspxAlberta Approves Proclamation of the Employment Pension Plans Act (2012) Effective September 1, 2014GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf
Registered Plans Directorate Completes RPP Technical Manual Updatehttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/RPDcompletesTechnicalManual.aspxRegistered Plans Directorate Completes RPP Technical Manual UpdateGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf
Economic Action Plan 2014 Act No. 1 Receives Royal Assenthttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/EcActionPlan1-RoyalAssent.aspxEconomic Action Plan 2014 Act No. 1 Receives Royal AssentGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf
Canadian Government Launches National Strategy for Financial Literacy; Comments Due July 15http://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/Canadian-Government-Launches-National-Strategy-for-Financial-Literacy.aspxCanadian Government Launches National Strategy for Financial Literacy; Comments Due July 15GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf
CHRC Provides Guides to Accommodating Health Issues and Caregiver Obligations in the Workplacehttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/CHRC-Workplace-Guides.aspxCHRC Provides Guides to Accommodating Health Issues and Caregiver Obligations in the WorkplaceGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf

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Upcoming Programs

 All Programs

 

 

Foundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)http://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/foundationsfortrustees/Pages/14F1.aspxFoundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-08-08T16:30:00Z2014-08-11T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListingCertificate
ATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session Ahttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/schedule/Pages/1491atms.aspxATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session AGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-08-08T16:30:00Z2014-08-10T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing
ATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session Bhttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/schedule/Pages/14b8atms.aspxATMS™ - Advanced Trust Management Standards - Session BGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf2014-08-08T16:30:00Z2014-08-10T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing

August 10-13, 2014
Calgary, Alberta​

 Multiemployer Programs

 

 

Quality Serieshttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/QualitySeriesQuality SeriesGP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada2014-08-10T16:30:00Z2014-08-11T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing
Foundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)http://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/foundationsfortrustees/Pages/14f2.aspxFoundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada2014-10-23T16:30:00Z2014-10-26T03:00:00ZHalifax, NSProgListingCertificate
Canadian Investment Institutehttp://www.ifebp.org/education/schedule/Pages/1415cdninvinst.aspxCanadian Investment InstituteGP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada2014-11-23T18:30:00Z2014-11-27T05:00:00ZPhoenix, AZProgListing

October 23-26, 2014
Halifax, Nova Scotia​

 Public Employee Programs

 

 

Quality Serieshttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/atms/QualitySeriesQuality SeriesGP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada2014-08-10T16:30:00Z2014-08-11T03:00:00ZCalgary, ABProgListing
Foundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)http://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/foundationsfortrustees/Pages/14f2.aspxFoundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMS™)GP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada2014-10-23T16:30:00Z2014-10-26T03:00:00ZHalifax, NSProgListingCertificate
Canadian Investment Institutehttp://www.ifebp.org/education/schedule/Pages/1415cdninvinst.aspxCanadian Investment InstituteGP0|#e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85;L0|#0e355822b-63e6-4274-8c43-40d600e44b85|Multiemployer;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad;L0|#0a0ba362a-75db-4f82-b138-fd0b36cdfbad|Public Employee;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada2014-11-23T18:30:00Z2014-11-27T05:00:00ZPhoenix, AZProgListing

October 23-25, 2014
Halifax, Nova Scotia

 Corporate Programs

 

 

33rd Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposiumhttp://www.ifebp.org/education/schedule/Pages/14symp.aspx33rd Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits SymposiumGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States2014-09-07T16:30:00Z2014-09-11T03:00:00ZPhoenix, AZProgListing
Certificate in Global Benefits Managementhttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/globalbenefitscert/Pages/1448csglobal.aspxCertificate in Global Benefits ManagementGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States2014-09-15T16:30:00Z2014-09-20T03:30:00ZBoston, MAProgListing
Certificate in Canadian Benefit Planshttp://www.ifebp.org/education/certificateprograms/canadianbenefitplansCertificate in Canadian Benefit PlansGP0|#2c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e;L0|#02c81d528-8196-48a2-b882-cf58a9d5454e|Corporate;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf;GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GP0|#15cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6;L0|#015cd74bc-29b5-4996-a1db-d394214a3ac6|United States2014-10-27T16:30:00Z2014-10-30T03:00:00ZVancouver, BCProgListingCertificate

September 15-19, 2014
Boston, Massachusetts
Industry News

 Regulatory News

 

 

Ontario 2014 Budget Passes in Legislature; Will Create ORPPhttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/Ontario-2014-Budget-Includes-New-Mandatory-Ontario-Retirement-Pension-Plan-ORPP.aspxOntario 2014 Budget Passes in Legislature; Will Create ORPPGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf
Alberta Approves Proclamation of the Employment Pension Plans Act (2012) Effective September 1, 2014http://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/Alberta-EPPA-Effective-Sept2014.aspxAlberta Approves Proclamation of the Employment Pension Plans Act (2012) Effective September 1, 2014GP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf
Registered Plans Directorate Completes RPP Technical Manual Updatehttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/RPDcompletesTechnicalManual.aspxRegistered Plans Directorate Completes RPP Technical Manual UpdateGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf
Canadian Government Completes Public Target Benefit Plan Consultationshttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/Government-Seeks-Input-by-June-23-on-Proposed-Target-Benefit-Plan-Framework.aspxCanadian Government Completes Public Target Benefit Plan ConsultationsGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf
RPD Provides Information on Its Approach to Reviewing Earnings and Service for IPPshttp://www.ifebp.org/news/regulatoryupdates/Pages/RPDnewapproach.aspxRPD Provides Information on Its Approach to Reviewing Earnings and Service for IPPsGP0|#0b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2;L0|#00b4ee807-e3b0-4a66-a8a3-f8cc3a75cae2|Canada;GTSet|#12d788d7-94f8-4469-a309-465ed8c37fbf