College Announces Annual $10,000 Prize for Best Benefits Simplification Proposal

The College is pleased to announce it is sponsoring a competition for the best original legislative or regulatory proposal to simplify an aspect of employee benefits law. The Award, along with a $10,000 prize will be presented to the author at the College’s Annual Meeting and Induction Dinner to be held at the Chicago Club on Saturday, October 2, 2021.

Criteria for judging submissions include the degree of simplification, prospects for enactment, and originality. Submissions must enhance, or at least have no adverse effect on, any material rights of employees and plan participants.

The award winner will be selected each year by the ACEBC Simplification Award Committee from among eligible submissions. The Award Committee’s selection of a winner will be subject to the approval of the ACEBC’s Board of Governors.

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