Osler’s Annual Pensions & Benefits Seminar - Modernizing Pensions in Canada

Date

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Time

3:45 PM - 7:30 PM

Location

Osler Conference Centre, 100 King Street West, 1 First Canadian Place, Reception Located on the 63rd floor
Toronto, Ontario


Overview

Please join us Tuesday, April 30, 2019 for Osler’s annual Pensions & Benefits seminar where Osler lawyers and special guest speakers will discuss current issues in pensions and benefits law. Our discussion will include:

FSRA – An Insider’s View of the New Pensions Regulator

Caroline Blouin will join Osler’s Jana Steele in a fireside chat about the new Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario.

Guest Speaker:​

  • Caroline Blouin,  Executive Vice President, Pensions, Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario

Legislative, Regulatory and Case Law Update

Osler lawyers will provide an overview of key developments over the past year, including developing issues related to Ontario’s new funding framework, guidance from CAPSA on best practices for defined contribution plans, electronic communications and unlocated members, and more.

Changes In Technology: How Can Plan Administrators Manage The Legal Risks?

Our panel of experts will discuss the many ways that technology is changing the pension industry, including member communications and engagement, use of electronic documents, and retirement planning tools for DC plan members, among other things. 

Guest Speakers:

  • Hugh Kerr, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Sun Life Financial
  • Jeremy Evanson, Vice President, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, Retirement Solutions, Morneau Shepell

Agenda
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Registration 
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Seminar 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: Cocktails & Networking

Registration Info

For those not able to attend in person at our Toronto office, we invite you to participate by webinar.

To register, please contact seminars@osler.com. Please be sure to specify if you wish to register in person or via webinar. 

CLE/CPD Credit Information

Ontario – Substantive - 2

Quebec – Out of province credits - 2

Speaking
Speaker

Paul Litner

Partner, Pensions & Benefits

Speaker

Julien Ranger

Partner, Pensions & Benefits

Speaker

Jana Steele

Partner, Pensions & Benefits

Speaker

Glorie Alfred

Associate, Pensions and Benefits

Speaker

Jonathan Marin

Associate, Pension & Benefits