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Canada and US pension and employee benefits: important differences

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 8 2008

The Canadian and U.S. marketplaces share many similarities, which has led to the creation of vibrant, rapidly-growing cross-border companies

New technical interpretation issued by Canada Revenue Agency on stock options will spark debate

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 8 2011

A recent technical interpretation issued by the Canada Revenue Agency, Technical Interpretation 2011-0393411E5, provides that under Article XV of the Canada-U.S. Income Tax Convention, that after 2008, when a U.S. resident employee of a Canadian resident corporation acquires shares of the corporation on the exercise of employee stock options, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) would disallow that the income from the taxable amount would qualify for exemption from Canadian income tax under the Canada-U.S. Tax Treaty, even if the employer was not present in Canada for more than 183 days

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

CRA confirms views on LTD payments to US resident

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 3 2014

In 2014-0531441E5, the CRA confirmed that payments to a US resident under an unfunded long-term disability (LTD) plan by a Canadian employer would be

Employee stock plans 2012: year-end international reporting requirements

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Canada, China, France, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
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  • December 6 2012

This Commentary highlights some of the principal calendar and year-end reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most commonly encounter when offering these programs to their employees in selected jurisdictions worldwide

Clarification on the protocol to Canada-US Income Tax Convention

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 9 2008

Readers will be aware that the September 21, 2007 protocol (the "Protocol") to the Canada-U.S. Income Tax Convention (the "Treaty") results in numerous changes to the Treaty

IRS simplifies reporting requirements related to interests in certain Canadian retirement plans

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • October 7 2014

Today the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2014-55, which provides that eligible US citizens and residents with certain Canadian retirement plans will

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