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Federal government announces amendments to the Pension Benefits Standards Regulations
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2014

On September 19, 2014, the federal Department of Finance announced the third tranche of proposed amendments (Proposals) to the Pension Benefits


Testing times for retirement plans
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 27 2009

The latter part of 2008 was a turbulent time, not only for capital markets and investors in general, but for retirement plans


Directors and officers or plan administrators? The Slater Steel decision
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 26 2008

Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that the actuaries being sued in connection with the deficits of two underfunded Slater Steel Corp. pension plans could bring third-party claims against former directors, officers or employees of Slater and a related corporation who served on Slater’s audit committee


Executive compensation disclosure issues in tumultuous times
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 13 2009

Most Canadian public companies are facing unprecedented financial and market conditions and business challenges, and this has been reflected both in the results of operations in 2008 and in the outcomes under 2008’s compensation plans


A Supreme Court lesson in employer etiquette: the proper way to manage an employee pension fund
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 4 2008

The Ontario Pensions Benefit Act has not been substantially amended in over 20 years


2010 federal budget commentary: employee stock options and Section 116 relief
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 4 2010

Following the resumption of Parliament, the minority Harper government released its fifth Budget on March 4, 2010 (Budget 2010


The Supreme Court of Canada sides with employers regarding the use of pension surplus for certain purposes
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 26 2010

The Supreme Court of Canada recently rendered a landmark decision for employers and pension plans in Canada


Indalex case to be heard by Supreme Court of Canada
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 1 2011

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada agreed to hear an appeal of the unanimous decision rendered last April by the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) in Re Indalex Limited (Indalex


In DP financing we trust? Supreme Court of Canada to hear Indalex appeal
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 5 2011

The Supreme Court has announced it will hear the appeal in the high-profile Indalex Ltd., Re


Re Indalex Limited: a question of priorities
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 28 2011

The Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Re Indalex Limited in April has raised a number of questions about the strength of secured creditors’ interests, and the scope of an employer’s duty as administrator of a pension plan under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act