How to ensure you won’t send an e-mail you’ll regret

Jul 14, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Have you ever sent an e-mail in frustration that you later regretted?

Ontario announces target benefit framework for collectively bargained multi-employer pension plans

Jul 10, 2017

On June 29, 2017, the government of Ontario announced a target benefit framework for collectively bargained Ontario multi-employer pension plans (MEPPs).

Ontario update: expansion of superintendent powers and creation of FSRA

Jul 10, 2017

Ontario Bill 127, which includes several pension measures, has received royal assent. Bill 127 was discussed as part of our summary of the 2017 Ontario Budget.

US accounting rules: new disclosure requirements

Jul 10, 2017

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued in March 2017 an update to Accounting Standards Codification 715 - Compensation – Retirement Benefits (ASC-715).

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at June 30, 2017

Jul 10, 2017

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2016

Pension Commuted Values: new rules expected in 2018

Jul 10, 2017

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) has provided an update regarding a review of their Commuted Value, or “CV”, Standard.

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at June 30, 2017

Jul 10, 2017

Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.

Ontario confirms new temporary solvency funding relief

Jul 10, 2017

As promised in the solvency funding reform measures that were announced on May 19, 2017, the Government of Ontario released interim funding relief measures on June 29, 2017.

Workplace Generations: At work, drop the word ‘millennial,’ and ditch the job title too

Jul 9, 2017

The Globe and Mail: It seems there are many no-no’s when it comes to talking about millennials and baby boomers at work.

The fallacy of market timing

Jul 3, 2017

The Globe and Mail: To earn a decent return, you need to include risky assets such as stocks in your portfolio.