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Pensions and Benefits Part 2: Key Case-Law Developments in Canada

December 18, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

As discussed at our last A.M. Pension Webinar on December 11, 2018, there have been a number of significant legislative and case-law developments in the area of pensions and benefits law in 2018. In Part I of a two-part blog...

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Pensions and Benefits Part 1: Key Legislative Developments in Ontario and the Federal Jurisdiction

December 6, 2018

There have been a number of significant legislative and case-law developments in the area of pensions and benefits law in 2018. In Part I of a two-part blog post, we highlight some of the key legislative developments in Ontario and...

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FSCO Targeted Reviews – An Update

November 1, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

As we discussed in our April post entitled “FSCO Targeted Reviews,” in late 2017, the Ontario pension regulator, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (“FSCO”), announced that it was undertaking a series of “targeted reviews” of selected pension plans. FSCO recently...

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Pension Plans and Governance Audits

October 9, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

In an earlier blog post, we discussed some of the risks to sponsors and administrators of registered pension plans. In this post, we discuss pension plans and governance audits, a risk management strategy that plan sponsors and administrators can adopt....

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New Québec Restrictions on Amendments to Pension and Benefit Plans

September 25, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

As discussed in our last A.M. Pension webinar, the province of Québec recently enacted legislation that impacts the ability of a pension and benefit plan sponsor to amend its pension and benefit plans with respect to Québec employees. Bill 176...

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Pension Plans: Risk Management – Part II

September 10, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

In our most recent blog post, we discussed some of the risks for directors, officers and other stakeholders in the administration of a registered pension plan. In this blog post, we focus on the risks to sponsors and administrators of...

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Pension Plans: Risk Management – Part I

August 27, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Risk management is a key element in the governance of any registered pension plan. An important first step in risk management is the identification of potential risks. In Part I of a two-part blog post, we discuss the potential areas...

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PIPEDA and the Digital Privacy Act: Part 2 – Application to Pension Plans?

August 7, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

As discussed in our most recent blog post, much attention has been given recently to the Digital Privacy Act[1] and the changes that will come into force later this year under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”)...

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PIPEDA and the Digital Privacy Act: Part 1 – Application to Pension Plans?

July 24, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Much attention has been given recently to the Digital Privacy Act [1] and the changes that will come into force later this year under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) [2] in respect of mandatory breach reporting and...

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Missing Pension Plan Members and Unclaimed Balances

June 27, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Missing or unlocatable pension plan members and unclaimed balances under registered pension plans are a significant challenge for plan administrators. On June 21, 2018, the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (“CAPSA”) published draft “Guideline #9: Searching for Un-locatable Members...

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