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Ontario Seeks Comments on Proposed New Funding Rules for PBGF Assessments

By: Jordan N. Fremont, Natasha D. Monkman

Much anticipated proposed regulatory amendments respecting the formula for calculating Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (PBGF) assessments were published by the Ontario government on January 19, 2018 (Proposed Regulations).  With unproclaimed amendments to the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario) set to enhance PBGF protection by increasing the guarantee from $1,000/month to $1,500/month, the proposed changes to the PBGF assessment formula are intended to maintain the viability of the PBGF.

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We Welcome a New Associate to the Firm

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that a new associate has joined the firm. Working out of our Toronto office, David Alli practises in all areas of labour and employment law advising public and private sector employers.

Four Hicks Morley Lawyers Recognized in The 2018 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

Hicks Morley is thrilled to announce that four of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as the country’s “Leading Lawyers” in The 2018 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Congratulations to Henry Dinsdale and Stephen Shamie for once again being profiled, and to David Bannon and John Brooks for their debut feature in this prestigious guide for their distinguished expertise in Labour Law.

Stephen Gleave Quoted in Canadian Underwriter on How a Brokerage Sale Agreement can Lead to a Lawsuit

Canadian Underwriter quoted Hicks Morley’s Stephen Gleave in a January 15, 2018 article titled “How a brokerage sale agreement can lead to a lawsuit.’” The article explains how the price buyers pay for brokerage firms is often not set in stone, and how this could lead to disagreements that wind up in court.

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