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Saskatchewan Court of Appeal dramatically reduces punitive damages award against insurers
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2015

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recently allowed appeals by both Zurich and AIG in a claim advanced by an injured worker, reducing the punitive


Indalex appeal allowed
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2013

The much awaited Supreme Court of Canada decision in Sun Indalex Finance, LLC et al. v. United Steelworkers et al. (Indalex) was released on February


Labour and employment law news - spring 2014
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2014

In late January 2014, the Ontario government announced it would increase the general minimum wage from $10.25 to $11.00 per hour effective June 1


The impact of pension deficits
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 17 2013

Pension plan sponsors have been facing ongoing difficulty with defined benefit pension plans due to persistently low interest rates and volatile


CAPSA provides additional guidance regarding defined contribution plans
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 17 2014

On March 28, 2014, the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities released Guideline No. 8: Defined Contribution Pension Plans Guideline


Ontario exempts U.S. government securities from the pension law 10 diversification limit
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 14 2014

Pension plans registered in Ontario are prohibited from directly or indirectly investing or lending more than 10 of the book value of the assets of


Supreme Court of Canada denies leave in Marine Atlantic case
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 9 2009

On March 5, 2009, the Supreme Court of Canada denied with costs the plan members’ application for leave to appeal from the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Dana P. Cousins et al. v. Attorney General of Canada et al., more commonly known as the “Marine Atlantic” case


New pension regulatory guidelines
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 4 2011

The Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (CAPSA) has issued a new Guideline on Fund Holder Arrangements


CRA administrative procedures for retroactive lump sum catch-up payments
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2009

Where a delay inadvertently occurs in the commencement of pension benefit payments to a member or hisher survivor, the obvious remedy is for a lump sum catch-up payment to be made out of the pension plan on account of the missed pension benefits


Review of Canadian federal financial institutions legislation
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 20 2010

Canada's Minister of Finance has announced that the scheduled 5-year review of federal financial institutions legislation has commenced and has called for comments from interested parties to be submitted by Friday, November 19, 2010