BALTIMORE, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Transamerica will host a webinar for financial professionals, consultants and third party administrators that addresses various facets of the pending U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule and its potential impact on those in the financial services industry. The webinar will be held March 30 at 12 p.m., EDT.
The webinar, "A Fresh Perspective on the DOL Regulations," will examine ways the DOL rule could potentially help financial professionals generate and retain business, along with analyzing the rule's impact on the business models for third party administrators and investment advisors.
The webinar's featured speaker is Ilene Ferenczy, a nationally recognized thought leader in the qualified retirement plan arena, and managing partner of Ferenczy Benefits Law Center, an employee benefits law firm in Atlanta. As the author of "Employee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions," in its 17th edition, as well as co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pensions Benefits, Ferenczy is well versed in the practical challenges faced by employers and fiduciaries, third party administrators, and investment advisors and managers in the retirement plan sector.
The webinar is the latest installment of the Transamerica Practice Management Forum, an educational series designed to offer practical commentary from a diverse group of subject matter experts. The webinar will be approximately one hour in length, with time for questions and answers.
"Transamerica is dedicated to the success of our financial professionals, and with all the uncertainty they face related to the pending DOL regulations, we think this webinar will provide valuable insight," said Deb Rubin, senior vice president of TPA channel development and distribution for Transamerica. "We are pleased to welcome Ilene Ferenczy as our guest speaker. Having become an attorney after having worked for more than 10 years as a third party administrator, Ilene is certain to bring a unique and practical perspective to the subject matter."
Financial professionals and third party administrators can register for the webinar by calling Transamerica at 866-824-8698, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET.
With a history that dates back more than 100 years, Transamerica is recognized as a leading provider of life insurance, retirement and investment solutions, serving millions of customers throughout the United States. Recognizing the necessity of health and wellness during peak working life in order to enhance the prospects for a lifetime of financial security, Transamerica's dedicated professionals work to help people take the steps necessary to live better today so they can worry less about tomorrow. Transamerica serves nearly every customer segment, providing a broad range of quality life insurance and investment products, individual and group pension plans, as well as asset management services. In 2016, Transamerica fulfilled its promises to customers, paying more than $7.2 billion in insurance and annuity benefits, including return of annuity premiums paid by the customer. Transamerica's corporate headquarters is located in Baltimore, Maryland, with other major operations in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Transamerica is part of the Aegon group of companies. Based in the Netherlands, Aegon is one of the world's largest providers of life insurance, pension solutions and asset management products, operating in more than 20 markets worldwide. For the full year of 2016, Aegon managed $784 billion in revenue generating investments. For more information, please visit www.transamerica.com.
Jim Van Someren