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Prudence, Stranded Assets, And The Regulation Of Utilities: A Review Of Alberta Utility Regulatory Principles In A Post-Stores Block Era
Stores Block, a 2006 Supreme Court of Canada case, established that utilities are the sole owners of utility assets, thereby granting them the right to gain on the disposition of such assets.
Canada
11 Jan 2019
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Making Ontario Open For Business Act To Repeal Labour And Employment Changes Of Previous Government
On October 23, the provincial government tabled the Making Ontario Open for Business Act (Bill 47).
Canada
26 Oct 2018
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Class Actions In Canada – Part 2: Developments In Employment Class Actions
In the second installment of our series on class actions in Canada, we examine recent developments in employment class actions.
Canada
25 Jan 2018
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Ontario Announces Major Changes To Defined Benefit Pension Plans
On May 19, the Ontario government announced that it intends to implement various changes to the funding rules for defined benefit pension plans and buy-out annuities. The government expects to introduce...
Canada
16 Jun 2017
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Ontario Pension Reform: Expanding Superintendent Powers And Improving Retirement Security
In April the Ontario Government released its 2017 Budget (Budget) together with Bill 127, Stronger, Healthier Ontario Act (Budget Measures) (Bill).
Canada
25 May 2017
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Finance Canada Considers Eliminating The "30 Per Cent Rule"
On June 3, the Department of Finance, Canada released a consultation paper entitled "Pension Plan Investment in Canada: The 30 Per Cent Rule."
Canada
17 Jun 2016
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Private Equity Funds May Be Liable For U.S. Pension Liabilities Of Their Portfolio Companies
The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts (on remand from the First Circuit) held that two Sun Capital private equity funds were jointly and severally liable under ERISA...
Canada
9 May 2016
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Changes To Statement Of Investment Policies And Procedures (SIP&P) For Ontario Registered Pension Plans: Are You Ready?
Administrators of Ontario registered pension plans are required to submit SIP&P filings electronically through the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO)'s Pension Services Portal.
Canada
27 Jan 2016
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Québec Approves Changes To Supplemental Pension Plans Act
On November 26, the Québec legislature adopted Bill 57, An Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act, mainly with respect to the funding of defined benefit pension plans (Bill 57).
Canada
26 Jan 2016
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Ontario Moves To Eliminate The "30% Rule" For Pension Fund Investments
In a surprise statement buried in its recently released 2015 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review, the Ontario government has announced that it intends to eliminate the "30% rule" from Ontario pension legislation.
Canada
9 Dec 2015
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Top Five Developments In Pensions And Benefits Law
With the election of a Liberal majority government in Ontario, it appears that retirement programs will be a key focus for the next several years.
Canada
17 Feb 2015
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Ontario Government Moves Forward With Pension Agenda
PRPPs are large-scale defined contribution plans, and work much like registered retirement savings plans.
Canada
21 Jan 2015
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U.S. Internal Revenue Service Announces Deferred Compensation Audit Initiative
The IRS recently announced that it has started a formal audit initiative to evaluate compliance with the rules for nonqualified deferred compensation.
Canada
21 May 2014
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U.S. Supreme Court Declines To Review Pension Liability Decision
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take a case challenging whether private equity funds could be liable for pension liabilities of their portfolio companies.
Canada
14 Mar 2014
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Top Five Trends In Pensions And Benefits Law
This past year saw the introduction of some exciting developments in pensions and benefits law. If the past is any indication of the future, this next year will be just as active.
Canada
16 Feb 2014
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Top Employment Law Developments In 2013
The decisions outlined below gave rise to what we believe were the most noteworthy employment law developments of 2013
Canada
11 Feb 2014
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Pension Issues In Mergers And Acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions can entail a host of pension and benefits issues. To minimize the risks associated with acquiring or divesting pension liabilities, each party to a corporate transaction should be aware of its options as well as the consequences that flow from each option.
Canada
25 Jul 2011
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Pension: Burke v. Hudson's Bay Co. (2010)
In 1987, the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) sold the assets of its Northern Stores Division (NSD) to the North West Company (NWC).
Canada
14 Jun 2011
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Decision May Create Uncertainty For Insolvent Companies With Pension Deficiencies
A ruling on April 7, 2011 by the Ontario Court of Appeal has resulted in deemed trust and unsecured breach of fiduciary duty claims in favour of pension beneficiaries being given priority ahead of court-ordered "super-priority" charges.
Canada
15 Apr 2011
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2011 Ontario Budget Shows Continued Government Commitment To Pension Reform
The Ontario government confirmed its commitment to ongoing pension reform in the 2011 Ontario budget announced on March 29, 2011.
Canada
4 Apr 2011
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