Top compliance issues to consider as we head into 2022

Wednesday 10:40 – 11:40am

Session Description

As we head into 2022, what compliance issues do plan sponsors need to think about to survive another year? During this session, we will examine several regulatory changes that are expected to have a big impact on benefit plans in 2022. We will also discuss lingering COVID issues that impact employee benefit plans, including IRA flexibilities for FSAs, DOL “outbreak period” rules, ARPA COBRA subsidies, along with other compliance topics that are garnering momentum.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine regulatory changes with big impacts, including mental health parity and health plan transparency requirements
  • Examine the lingering COVID issues impacting employee benefits plans
  • Discuss additional compliance topics that are garnering momentum


Rory Akers

Rory has more than 10 years of legal experience as a compliance attorney. She works with team members and Lockton clients to better understand ERISA-related compliance through publications, presentations, and day-to-day support. She answers questions and collaborates with the Compliance Services team to determine the best approach for clients with ERISA-related questions and issues.