As we continue to emerge from the pandemic, the economic environment has created—and continues to create—many challenges for pensions and employee benefits. The past year has seen various developments in jurisprudence and legislation responding to these challenges.
Training & Events
From accredited continuing legal education programs to special interest sessions for our clients and invited friends, Hicks Morley's conferences and events offer valuable insight into topical issues important to your business and your professional growth.
Defined Contribution (DC) plan sponsors and administrators will want to be sure to attend this topical session for a look back at changes in 2022 and a look ahead to the hot topics for 2023.
The Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM) 2022 National Conference: A Climate for Innovation – Exploring Sustainable RetirementSeptember 27, 2022 - September 28, 2022
The 2022 ACPM National Conference, “A Climate for Innovation – Exploring Sustainable Retirement” will feature comprehensive presentations with experienced speakers on a variety of issues.
Advantage CPD: Life Cycle of an Incentive PlanSeptember 15, 2022
Incentive plans have been the subject of recent scrutiny by the courts, at times resulting in unfavourable decisions for employers and high payouts to employees. The specific wording of an incentive plan and how the plan was rolled out to employees play key roles in these decisions. From drafting, to rollout, to defending claims in litigation, understanding the life cycle of an incentive plan is critical to achieving your intended outcome.
2021 is a big year for faculty bargaining in the University sector. To ensure you are ready, we have put together a webinar that flags the hot topics in the sector as you prepare to head to the bargaining table.
Conference / Seminar
CPBI Ontario Canadian Pension Certificate Program OnlineMarch 22, 2021 - March 31, 2021
Overview Pensions and retirement savings used to be a relatively straightforward area for HR professionals. Not anymore. While still a very important element of employee compensation, the landscape of pension and retirement savings has become much more complex. Longer life expectancies and workplace demographics that often skew toward the more mature end of the spectrum are…
Stephanie Kalinowski as moderator for the ACPM Advocacy Update: Key 2020 Pension Developments and What To Expect for 2021
Osgoode Certificate in Pension Law: The Retirement Savings SystemFebruary 10, 2021
Overview Designed and taught by Canada’s leading pensions experts, this unique program will provide you with the key knowledge, practical strategies and guidance you need to succeed in the complex world of pensions. Overview of the Canadian Retirement System Different Types of Pension Plans: Defined benefit Defined contribution Multi-employer Jointly sponsored Public sector Canada/Quebec Pension…
Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute (CPBI) Ontario: Canadian Pension Certificate ProgramSeptember 29, 2020 - October 7, 2020
In Partnership with the HRPA, the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute is pleased to offer the Pension Certificate Program again for the Spring 2020! Pensions and retirement savings used to be a relatively straightforward area for HR professionals. Not anymore. While still a very important element of employee compensation, the landscape of pension and retirement…
Hicks Morley and Green and Spiegel LLP have teamed up to bring you a special COVID-19 webinar focusing on Compliance, Immigration & Employment. The panel will asses the impact of COVID-19 on employer compliance from an immigration standpoint as well as employment-law related issues due to the pandemic.