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Editor: Michelle Rival

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What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • July 04, 2018
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

New guidance from FSCO on biennial member statements and SEPP to JSPP conversions, a PRPP member guide from OSFI, and updates from CAPSA...

Trusts and Estates Law, Student Forum

What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • June 06, 2018
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

The 2018 Ontario budget bill passes and funding reform regulations are filed.

Pensions and Benefits Law, Student Forum

What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • May 10, 2018
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

Final funding regulations for single employer plans, proposed funding rules for target benefit multi-employer pension plans, pay transparency legislation, and proposed changes to certain CPP benefits...

Pensions and Benefits Law, Student Forum

What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • April 10, 2018
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

The 2018 Ontario Budget, annuity purchase discharge regulations, draft regulations for the payment of variable benefits, and more...

Privacy Law

What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • March 16, 2018
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

FSCO's new targeted review, Quarterly Update, and Pension Assessments, a new case about limitation periods and pension claims, and more...

Pensions and Benefits Law, Student Forum

What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • February 07, 2018
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

Proposed changes to the PBGF, CAPSA Remittance of Contribution Notification Checklist, CAPSA Governance Self-Assessment Questionnaire, and the Court orders 50% of a spousal pre-retirement death benefit be paid to the estate and assigned to an adult dependent child.

Pensions and Benefits Law

What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • January 08, 2018
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

New regulatory proposals regarding the new defined benefit funding regime and annuity purchase discharge rules, Bill 148 and Bill 177 receive Royal Assent, FSCO targeted reviews, and more...

Pensions and Benefits Law

What's New in Pensions and Benefits

  • December 19, 2017
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

The Superintendent of Financial Services' power to levy AMPs to come into play January 1, 2018, JSPP funding requirement exemptions are extended, new rules on annuity purchases and the timing of PBGF payments, and three new broader public sector plans are approved for stage 2 solvency funding relief, and more...

Pensions and Benefits Law

What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • November 28, 2017
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

New rules on wind up annuity purchases and PBGF payments, new and revised guidance from FSCO on SIPPs and ESG factors, and a proposal to exempt PRPPs from the prohibition on age discrimination...

Pensions and Benefits Law

What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • October 27, 2017
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

Administrative Monetary Penalties regulations, FSCO policies on missing beneficiaries and waivers of statements for missing former and retired members, FSCO guidance on the recently amended definition of 'spouse', proposed amendments to JSPP funding regulations, and more...

Pensions and Benefits Law, Student Forum