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Canadian (and U.S.) investment funds face new risk of pension liability what’s keeping fund sponsors up at night
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • August 9 2013

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


Your 401(k) plan and the shape of the earth
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • 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


The myth of the "hands off" prototype plan
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 10 2010

True or false?


Why are corporate formalities important?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • 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


Don't rely on SPD disclaimers: the US Supreme Court to rule on remedies for deficient employee communications
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 3 2010

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


U.S. employee benefit plans must comply with Supreme Court’s DOMA decision: what to do now and what is still undecided
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 8 2013

When the United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) provision defining marriage under federal law as between a man


Have you assumed pension termination liability? Long arm of the U.S. PBGC reaches non-U.S. parent
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 20 2012

One of the most difficult rules for our non-U.S. based clients to accept is controlled group liability for plan termination under Title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA


Canadian equity compensation 101
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • 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


The ABC’s of target benefit plans part II
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 17 2014

This is my second blog post in a series regarding target benefit plans (TBPs) (for Part I, which provides a general overview of TBPs, see my March 10


Short term reprieve delays fee disclosure, but don't put compliance on the back burner
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 15 2011

The issue of whether plan fees are too high, which I write about regularly, will not go away