Arthur B Kagan Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: A | K Actuarial and Pension Services
  • Phone: (818) 414-4130
  • Cell: (818) 414-4130
  • Fax: (818) 996-5117
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Actuarial

Specialty Focus: Actuary, Pension Profit Sharing 401k retirement Plans, ERISA, IRS/DOL/PBGC violations & compliance, audits, pension valuation, pension loss, actuarial consulting, marital dissolution & QDRO review, employee benefits, injury, death, disability, workers compensation, estate planning, taxation

Education: B. A. Mathematics, Rutgers University; F. S. A. Fellow, Society of Actuaries; E. A. Enrolled Actuary, Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries

Years in Practice: 40+


Additional Information

Professional affiliations include F.S.A, Fellow Society of Actuaries (highest education for an actuary), E. A. Enrolled Actuary, M. A. A. A Member American Academy of Actuaries, ASPPA American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, NIPA National Institute of Pension Administrators, and past affiliation as F. C. A. Fellow of Conference of Consulting Actuaries. Prior Board Member for Conference of Consulting Actuaries and NIPA. Authored several articles early in career on the growing trend of 401k Plans to replace traditional Pension Plans. Implemented one of the early Cash Balance Pension Plans for large law firm; expanded to over 100 Cash Balance Pension Plans. Worked closely with ERISA and client attorneys on client issues; frequently utilized research service of ERISA attorney firm. Presented many seminars on recent developments in pension plan industry and creative plan design to Desert Estate Planning Council, California CPA Society, AXA Advisors and various financial advisory and CPA firms. Presented seminar on Life Insurance in Qualified Retirement Plans to Financial Planning Association of Los Angeles. President and sole owner of third party administration (TPA) and actuarial consulting firm for 26 years serving 650 plans; President and partner of prior TPA and actuarial firm serving 1400 plans. Fully credentialed in actuarial valuations, plan funding, and present value calculations: experience in creative plan design, plan compliance issues, implementing new plans, amending existing plans, terminating plans, annual plan administration and tax filing, employee communication requirements, IRS/DOL/PBGC government reporting and audits, plan investment and life insurance rules, marital dissolution calculations and QDRO review, non-qualified executive deferred compensation plans, 403(b) plans, and union plans. Has served large, mid size, and small plans covering all industries and all employer types.