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Summit on pension reform assesses solutions

Nov 18, 2014

On October 8 and 9, 2014, Morneau Shepell partnered with the Public Policy Forum and Sun Life to host the second National Summit on Pension Reform in Toronto.

Pension negotiations in a unionized environment

Nov 1, 2014

At the best of times, making changes to a DB pension plan is a task, as sponsors try to balance business constraints with funding and risk concerns. But throw a union into the mix and the process becomes even more difficult.

30,000 feet - third quarter, 2014

Oct 9, 2014

The biggest stories of the quarter with significant ongoing impact

Shared Risk Sets Out Rules

Sep 26, 2014

Future boards will know the rules and what to do when shared risk plans are in deficit or surplus situations and that is one of the key advantages, says Steve Mahoney, partner, asset and risk management, at Morneau Shepell.

Funding sustainability for endowments and foundations

Sep 22, 2014

Endowments and Foundations ("E&Fs") typically accumulate assets and disperse income to beneficiaries over extended periods of time, potentially covering several decades...

The biggest myth about defined benefit pensions is how much they cost

Sep 6, 2014

Unions are generally opposed to target benefit plans, a newish pension vehicle that looks like a defined benefit plan but strips away the guarantee.

The pitfall target benefit plans need to avoid

Aug 22, 2014

Target benefit plans (TBPs) have been making significant inroads in the public sector of late, more so than most of us realize.

New pension rules in Alberta

Aug 18, 2014

On July 22, 2014, the Alberta Government passed the new Employment Pension Plans Regulation (the "New Regulation")...

Fraser Papers pension plans moving to the “shared risk” model

Aug 18, 2014

The New Brunswick government adopted legislation in a special one-day session permitting the two Fraser Papers pension plans to move to the "shared risk" model...