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The inadvertent fiduciary: Mass Mutual crosses the line

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 16 2014

Plan fiduciaries are held to the highest performance standards and can be personally liable for breaches of fiduciary responsibility. Because of this

De-risking your U.S. pension: choices and challenges

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • December 11 2012

Defined benefit plan sponsors have become very focused on ways to control their asset volatility and to remove pension liabilities from their balance sheets

Your 401(k) plan and the shape of the earth

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 4 2014

I used to work with a very smart lawyer who said that he could give a legal opinion that the world was flat if his qualifying language was not limited

DOMA's demise has broad impact on U.S. benefit plans: prepare for new claims and practices

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 27 2013

When you heard about the invalidation of the part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that defined marriage as between a man and a woman by the

Canadian equity compensation 101

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 14 2012

As US multinational companies (and their related cross-border activities) continue to grow and expand, US lawyers and human resources professionals may be asked to consider issues related to equity compensation for their Canadian-based employees more and more

Don't rely on SPD disclaimers: the US Supreme Court to rule on remedies for deficient employee communications

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • December 3 2010

Readers of our Canadian posts know that allegedly deficient participant communications have generated lawsuits in Canada

The myth of the "hands off" prototype plan

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 10 2010

True or false?

Why are corporate formalities important?

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 5 2010

Many compensation and pension actions require the approval of a company's board of directors, or a committee of the board, and for good reason

More 401(k) plan fee disclosures: what to do by August 30

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 13 2012

For many years, critics of the current 401(k) fee system have claimed that high fees were hidden and not clearly disclosed by vendors

Canadian (and U.S.) investment funds face new risk of pension liability what’s keeping fund sponsors up at night

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 9 2013

Commonly controlled trades or businesses are jointly and severally liable for pension liabilities under the U.S. Employee Retirement