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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


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


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


OSFI issues final corporate governance guideline for Canadian FRFIs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 29 2013

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OSFI") has issued a final version of its new guidance with respect to the governance of


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 consultation paper on the prudence standard in pension plan funding and investment
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2009

On November 30, 2009, the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (CAPSA) released a consultation paper on "The Prudence Standard and the Roles of the Plan Sponsor and Plan Administrator in Pension Plan Funding and Investment" for comment


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


Do you have a records management and retention policy for your pension plan?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 26 2010

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) issued a policy on the management and retention of pension plan records on July 9, 2010


Employee life and health trusts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2010

The Department of Finance recently released proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the "ITA") relating to employee life and health trusts