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Andrew Elbon practices in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation and provides counsel to clients on the HIPAA privacy and security regulations and the HITECH Act as they apply to group health plans and other covered entities and business associates. His practice focuses especially on the design and administration of employee pension and welfare benefit plans. With significant experience in drafting both qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, Andrew assists with documentary and operational compliance and satisfying ERISA notice, reporting and other fiduciary requirements. He advises employers with respect to the administration of qualified and nonqualified plans and regularly works with employers regarding the correction of operational errors under qualified retirement plans, including the submission of corrections under the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System of the IRS.

The Department of Defense Inspector General (DoDIG) recently released its “Audit of the DoD’s Implementation and Oversight of the Controlled Unclassified Information [CUI] Program” (DODIG-2023-078). The audit highlights some of DoD’s challenges in implementing the CUI Program and provides recommendations on how to make the program work better. The DoD’s response to the