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March Meeting: Legislative Update

  • Friday, March 22, 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Kirton & McConkie, Key Bank Tower, 36 South State Street, 19th Floor, Salt Lake City, UT

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Please join us for our March Legislative Update!

A survey of some of the interesting recent developments in employee benefits and executive compensation, including changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and subsequent guidance, an update on the fiduciary rule and other agency projects such as proposed expansion of multiple employer plans, student loan benefits, and other fringe benefits.

About Our Presenters

Presented by:  Kenneth W. Birrell and Brad Lowe from Kirton McConkie

Kenneth Birrell is a member of Kirton McConkie’s Tax and Estate Planning Section. He concentrates his practice on federal, state and local tax planning; partnership and corporate structuring and planning; and employee benefit structuring and planning. Mr. Birrell has represented clients in a wide variety of transactions, including stock and asset purchases; tax-free mergers and reorganizations; and designing, implementing and administering both qualified retirement plans and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. Mr. Birrell is a frequent speaker to professional organizations and other groups on tax-related topics.

Brad Lowe is a member of Kirton McConkie’s Tax and Estate Planning section. He counsels public and private clients on a broad array of tax and ERISA issues in connection with the employee benefit plans and compensation arrangements they sponsor. He has developed experience advising clients regarding the design, implementation, and administration of qualified and non-qualified retirement or deferred compensation plans, welfare benefit plans, and executive compensation arrangements. Mr. Lowe also advises clients regarding the compliance of such plans with the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA.  Prior to joining Kirton McConkie, Mr. Lowe was an associate in the Los Angeles office of the international law firm of Jones Day.

March Meeting: Legislative Update

Date: Friday, March 22

Kirton & McConkie
36 South State Street, 19th Floor
Key Bank Tower
Salt Lake City, UT

(note: this is NOT the building with the Kirton McConkie name on the outside)

Members are free. Non-members are welcome, and the $55.00 fee can be paid online with a credit card or at the door by check or cash. Please RSVP by 5:00 p.m. on March 20, to ensure we have space available for you.

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at If you know someone who may be interested in attending our meetings, please feel free to forward this email.

Western Pension & Benefits Council, Salt Lake Chapter
P.O. Box 11641, Salt Lake City, UT 84147

Please feel free to reach out to WPBC with any questions.

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155 N 400 W
STE 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84103

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