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Honoring Mom on Mother’s Day

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Best wishes on Mother’s Day! From the nationwide team at Fulcrum Partners   Advisory services offered through CapAcuity LLC and Valmark Advisers, Inc. SEC Registered Investment Advisors. Securities offered through Valmark Securities, Inc. Member FINRA, SIPC. Fulcrum Partners is a separate entity from Valmark Securities, Inc. and Valmark Advisers, Inc.

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Executive Compensation Drafting Tips for Today’s Litigious World

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If you read the Deferred Compensation News, you know we regularly carry important insights from attorney Michael S. Melbinger, Winston Strawn. In his most recent blog, Mike shared two tips that employers should always consider in drafting executive compensation terms, releases, and related documents regarding an executive’s compensation. And of course, Fulcrum Partners always advises you to consult your own …

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits Represented at BDO Alliance USA Conference

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL — (April 30, 2019) Managing Directors Bruce Brownell and G. Scott Cahill are representing Fulcrum Partners executive benefits consultancy at this week’s 2019 BDO Alliance USA Conference. The three-day event, which commenced April 29, 2019, is being hosted at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas. In attendance are BDO Alliance USA member firms, respected BDO USA and International …

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Do Your Company’s Highly Compensated Employees Provide Services to Your Foundation?

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As Winston & Strawn Attorney, Michael Melbinger, observes in the Executive Compensation Blog, many companies and their top executives are still crossing their fingers that revisions are forthcoming to IRS Notice 2019-09. But as time slips by, the potential problems that could be created for publicly traded and for-profit companies become increasingly more disconcerting. Read Mike’s commentary here, in entirety, …

Fulcrum Partners Managing Directors to Speak at AALU Annual Meeting

Fulcrum Partners Managing Directors to Speak at AALU Annual Meeting

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(PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL April 23, 2019)— The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU), will hold its annual meeting April 28-30, 2019, in Washington, D.C. The conference, known as TRANSFORM 2019, is a time of connecting, learning and advocacy for financial professionals who provide life insurance and retirement planning solutions to individuals, families and businesses. Fulcrum Partners Managing Director Steve …

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Easter Wishes from Fulcrum Partners

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Happy Easter. Happy Passover. From all of us at Fulcrum Partners   Advisory services offered through CapAcuity LLC and Valmark Advisers, Inc. SEC Registered Investment Advisors. Securities offered through Valmark Securities, Inc. Member FINRA, SIPC. Fulcrum Partners is a separate entity from Valmark Securities, Inc. and Valmark Advisers, Inc.

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#ICYMI Evaluating the Third-Party Plan Administrator or Trustee

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#ICYMI (In Case You Missed It), Following the news of a major acquisition of retirement business last week, we are re-sharing our comments on: Assessing Your Plan Administrator and Your Nonqualified Deferred Comp Plan or Rabbi Trust Big Changes. Inevitable Questions Earlier this week, Principal Financial Group Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Wells Fargo …

Good Reason Termination

Navigating the Issues of a Good Reason Termination

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We focus so much on attracting and retaining key talent here, on Deferred Compensation News and Updates, that we rarely talk about issues of termination. Last month, Michael Melbinger Partner Chicago, Winston & Strawn, addressed this issue in a two-part blog post that examines the facts of Barney v. Zimmer Biomet Holdings, a case involving an executive’s efforts to exit …

Assessing Your Plan Administrator and Your Nonqualified Deferred Comp Plan or Rabbi Trust

Assessing Your Plan Administrator and Your Nonqualified Deferred Comp Plan or Rabbi Trust

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Big Changes. Inevitable Questions Earlier this week, Principal Financial Group Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Wells Fargo & Company’s retirement plan services unit for $1.2 billion. The acquisition covers all existing Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust (IRT) business. As of December 31, 2018, the respective Wells Fargo retirement businesses had $827 billion in …