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When ERISA was enacted in 1974, its primary purpose was to ensure that employees would receive the retirement benefits they had been promised. Please join us as we explore the origins of ERISA and its subsequent successes, bumps in the road and outlook for the future.

Filmed on September 9, 2014, at the studios of Bloomberg BNA, below you will find links to featured segments of our program. We hope you find them informative and enjoyable. Thank you for your interest.

ERISA @ 40: Introduction to the Legislative Panel
Duration: 2:52
Moderator Tom Schendt introduces three panelists: former U.S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy and former Congressional staffer Carolyn Smith, all of Alston & Bird; as well as Jim Klein from the American Benefits Council.
ERISA @ 40: ERISA Makes Retirement Benefits Real
Duration: 1:19
Alston & Bird’s Earl Pomeroy, former U.S. Representative from North Dakota discusses the origins of ERISA.
ERISA @ 40: Updates to ERISA Since Inception - Vesting, Transparency
Duration: 0:59
Alston & Bird’s Carolyn Smith discusses the evolution of ERISA, including vesting, transparency, and reporting plan details to participants.
ERISA @ 40: ERISA's Changing Landscape - What's Not Working?
Duration: 2:58
Alston & Bird’s Carolyn Smith and Earl Pomeroy talk about past and current changes to ERISA, and current problems with multiemployer plans.
ERISA @ 40: Demise of Employer Plans
Duration: 1:25
Alston & Bird’s Carolyn Smith describes the paradigm shift in retirement plans and the challenges it presents.
ERISA @ 40: ERISA's Balancing Act
Duration: 5:10
Alston & Bird’s Carolyn Smith talks about the issues related to taxation of benefits.
ERISA @ 40: Conflict Between Revenue and Funding Balance, a Broader Problem
Duration: 2:51
Alston & Bird’s Earl Pomeroy joins the discussion about issues related to taxation of benefits, and the broader landscape.
ERISA @ 40: Politics and Process
Duration: 4:41
Alston & Bird’s Carolyn Smith and Earl Pomeroy discuss the political climate at the time ERISA was passed and compare to today’s environment.
ERISA @ 40: Role of Congressional Staff
Duration: 1:23
Alston & Bird’s Carolyn Smith talks about what will encourage Congress to act on retirement issues.
ERISA @ 40: Predictions for Going Forward
Duration: 5:34
Jim Klein of American Benefits Council, along with former U.S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy and Carolyn Smith, former Associate Deputy Chief of Staff of the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation—both now of Alston & Bird—predict what might happen in the retirement and pension policy areas in the future.

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