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ESOP Audits and Investigations

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This replay was recorded on July 2, 2019.

About This Meeting

ESOPs are complicated and it is inevitable that some companies will make mistakes. Finding and correcting those mistakes yourself can save time and trouble, and the experts in this Webinar will help you prevent any audits from becoming complicated, to find errors, and to decide the best way to address those errors yourself, before the regulators get involved.

You will learn:

What avenues are available if you have made errors in your plan?
How can you best prepare for audits and other challenges?


Patrick DeCraene

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GreatBanc Trust Company

Patrick joined GreatBanc Trust Company in 2001 and is a senior vice president. He has experience in the design and administration of qualified retirement plans, including employee stock ownership plans, defined benefit, 401(k), and 403(b) plans. As business development manager, Patrick is involved in some of the largest ESOP transactions at GreatBanc. He speaks regularly at regional and national conferences and co-authored NCEO publications. Prior to joining GreatBanc, Patrick held positions with national banking and consulting firms.