Category: Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation

Page: 1 of 10Page 1 de 1012345...10...>>>

Ontario’s Bill 57: Proposed Changes to the Ontario Pension Benefits Act

November 28, 2018

The Ontario government recently tabled its Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review (Review), which included a number of registered pension plan related provisions, and introduced Bill 57, Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018 (Bill 57) in the Ontario legislature. If passed, Bill 57 will implement certain provisions of the Review, including amendments to the Pension Benefits Act (PBA), as summarized…

Recent Developments in Pension and Employee Benefits Law

October 30, 2018

Please join us for discussions on recent updates and legal developments in pension and employee benefits as well as employment law issues. Case Law and Regulatory Roundup – Adam Ngan An Overview: Human Rights and Employment Law Issues Relating to Canadian Benefit Arrangements – Caroline Helbronner and Andrea York Regulatory Pension Plan Audits and Update on FSRA – Kathryn Bush…

Pensions Newsletter – October 2018

October 18, 2018

Welcome to the 22nd issue of the Blakes Pensions Newsletter. This newsletter provides a summary of recent jurisprudential developments that affect pensions and benefits and is not intended to be legal advice. For additional information or to discuss how any aspect of these developments may affect you, please contact a member of the Blakes Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation group….

Recent Developments and Trends in Executive Compensation

October 3, 2018

  Please join us for a complimentary seminar as speakers from Mercer Canada Limited and the Blakes Executive Compensation and Employment & Labour groups discuss current issues affecting the design and taxation of executive compensation arrangements as well as managing executive transitions.   Topics:  Evolving Trends in Executive Compensation Increasing shareholder demands are raising the bar and broadening the scope…

Pensions Newsletter – July 2018

July 17, 2018

Welcome to the 21st issue of the Blakes Pensions Newsletter. This newsletter provides a summary of recent jurisprudential developments that affect pensions and benefits and is not intended to be legal advice. For additional information or to discuss how any aspect of these developments may affect you, please contact a member of the Blakes Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation group….

Recent Developments in Pension and Employee Benefits Law

May 8, 2018

The panel discusses recent updates and legal developments in pension and employee benefits as well as employment law issues. Topics In Brief: Case Law and Regulatory Update Lindsay McLeod and de Lobe Lederman Administrator DisDischarge on Annuity Purchases in Ontario Kathryn Bush Budget Breakdown: What Does the Federal Budget Mean for Health and Welfare Trusts? Plus: Group Benefit Administrative Issues…

Ontario Files Regulations in Support of Pension Plan Administrator Discharge Upon Annuity Purchase

April 18, 2018

The Ontario government recently filed O. Reg. 193/18, Purchase of Pension Benefits From an Insurance Company – Section 43.1 of the Act (Regulation) under the Pension Benefits Act (PBA). The Regulation supports the provision in section 43.1 of the PBA that provides a discharge to the administrator of a single-employer defined benefit pension plan where the administrator complies with specified…

Alberta Announces Temporary Solvency Funding Relief for Defined Benefit Pension Plans

April 10, 2018

The Alberta Superintendent of Pensions (Superintendent) recently announced long-anticipated measures providing potential funding relief to sponsors of Alberta-registered defined benefit plans. In September 2017, the Superintendent granted sponsors of defined benefit pension plans a six-month filing extension for actuarial valuation reports required as of December 31, 2016, in order to further study whether circumstances warranted the provision of temporary funding…

2018 Ontario Budget: Registered Pension Plan Issues

April 2, 2018

On March 28, 2018, the Ontario government tabled its 2018 budget (Budget), which included a number of registered pension plan related provisions. On that same day, the government introduced Bill 31, Plan for Care and Opportunity Act (Budget Measures), 2018, which, if passed, will implement certain provisions of the Budget (Bill 31). The Budget reiterated the government’s leadership role in…

Quebec’s Updated Act Respecting Labour Standards Presents New Challenges for Employers

March 23, 2018

On March 20, 2018, Quebec’s Minister responsible for Labour, Dominique Vien, presented Bill 176: An Act to amend the Act respecting labour standards and other legislative provisions mainly to facilitate family-work balance (Bill) in the Quebec National Assembly. Despite numerous announcements promising a major restructuring of labour standards, the Bill does not overhaul the Act respecting labour standards (Act) to…

Page: 1 of 10Page 1 de 1012345...10...>>>