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Ontario Pension Law Handbook, Second Edition
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Ontario Pension Law Handbook, Second Edition offers a concise overview of the latest legal and regulatory issues surrounding pension plan and fund administration and compliance in Ontario. Unlike other texts, this resource reviews not only statutory and regulatory requirements but also includes extensive commentary. Find an overview of the Ontario Pension Benefits Act covering topics such as registration, minimum standards, disclosure, investment … and more. The relationship between pension law and other employment related legislation, such as the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Human Rights Code is also discussed, as well as various pension issues arising in the employment and labour law context. This second edition sets out recent significant developments in pension law including:
  • The issue of partial wind up surplus
  • Pension plan mergers and asset transfers
  • Fiduciary duties of plan administrators
  • Use of plan funds to pay plan administrative expenses
  • Revised pension fund investment regulations
  • Class action proceedings … and more
On the pension regulation side, find information on:
  • Financial Services Commission of Ontario and the Financial Services Tribunal
  • New guidelines involving pension plan governance, plan surplus, plan mergers, asset transfers and partial wind-ups
  • Canada Revenue Agency compliance
  • Risk-based supervision of pension plan funding and investment
  • New regulatory reporting and filing requirements
About the Author
Susan G. Seller, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., is a Partner at Bennett Jones LL P in Toronto where she practises pension and employee benefits law and advises corporations and other organizations on plan governance, administration and compliance, pension fund investment, fiduciary duties, and pension and benefit issues arising in corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and insolvencies. She is a frequent speaker and writer on pension issues, and has served on the teaching faculty of The Directors College on pension governance issues. She is a member of the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association's National Pension and Benefits Law Section and has been actively involved in submissions on legislative reform in the pension area.