C. Frederick Reish,

J.D.

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

C. Frederick Reish, partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, represents clients in fiduciary issues, prohibited transactions, tax-qualification, and Department of Labor (DOL), Securities and Exchange Commission, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority examinations of retirement plans and individual retirement accounts.  Mr. Reish works with private and public sector entities and their plans and fiduciaries and represents plans, employers and fiduciaries before federal agencies such as the DOL and Internal Revenue Service.  He consults with banks, trust companies, insurance companies and mutual fund management companies on 401(k) recordkeeping services, investment products and issues related to plan investments and retirement income. He also represents broker-dealers and registered investment advisors on issues related to fiduciary status and compliance, prohibited transactions and internal procedures.  Reish’s experience also includes advising insurance companies and investment managers on the development of products and services that are consistent with Employee Retirement Income Security Act's fiduciary standards and prohibited transaction restrictions, including retirement income investments and guarantees.  A regular blogger at FredReish.com, where he provides updates and insights on the retirement industry for service providers, plan sponsors and registered investment advisors, he is also a frequent contributor to the National Law Review.