Starting with the passage of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), pension and welfare benefits have consistently been the subject of significant annual legislative modifications, as well as extensive administrative regulations and pronouncements. This dramatic and continuing expansion has created a particularly complex and fluctuating area of the law that impacts employees, professionals, proprietors, and businesses of all sizes. The employee benefits and executive compensation practice at Bond counsels its clients on all aspects of this ever-expanding field of law -- not only to address the often complex legal requirements, but also to develop and implement benefits, strategies and plans that serve each client's particular objectives.