Jordan Fremont, a lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office, practises exclusively in the areas of pensions, benefits and compensation. Jordan provides strategic advice to a broad range of private and public sector employers on matters involving design, compliance, governance, administration, disputes and business transactions.
Jordan is a frequent contributor to a variety of professional and industry publications and conferences. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, he worked in the tax and human resources consulting practice at a global professional firm. Jordan is currently the chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute.
Arts & Sports Construction Education Energy & Utilities Financial Services Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial) Healthcare Hospitality & Gaming Manufacturing Media & Communications Membership Associations Mining & Natural Resources Municipalities & Municipal Agencies Non-profit Organizations Nursing Care Facilities Professional & Technical Services Retail & Wholesale Trade Social Services Transportation & Warehousing
Memberships & Affiliations
Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute – Chair of the Board of Directors
Benefits Canada – Member of the Pension & Investment Advisory Board
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans – Member
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Ontario Bar Association – Member (Pension and Benefits, and Taxation Sections)
Select Publications & Presentations
“New Ontario Asset Transfer Rules (A Case Study)” CIA Pension Seminar (November 5, 2015)
“Who’s Risk is it Anyway? – British and Canadian Perspective on how Pension Risk should be Allocated” Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute Forum (May 25 – 27, 2015)
“Volunteer Firefighters – Examining the Issue of Employment Status, and Related Payroll Implications” The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs-Labour Relations Seminar (January 15-16, 2014)
“From Here to There: Benefit Issues Appurtenant to Employee Transfers” 31st Annual National CLE Conference (January 8-12, 2014)
“International Transfers” International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (October 9 2013
“The View from ‘Here’ – Benefit Plan Challenges and Reforms in Canada” 30th Annual National CLE Conference – Employee Benefits (January 2-5, 2013)
“The Employer Pays: Negligent Benefits Administration Means Possible Liability” The Advisor (September 2012)
“Opportunities and Challenges of Pension Reform” Small Biz Advisor (September 2011)
“Remuneration of Office-holders: ‘Fixed or Ascertainable’ – That Is the Question” Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Volume 22, Number 5 (December/January 2011)
“Canada Pension Plan: no service, no contributions” Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Volume 21, Number 4 (November 2009)
“Taxation of Employer-provided Tuition Awards: Recent Case Law and the Canada Revenue Agency’s Administrative Position” Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Volume 20, Number 7 (March 2009)
“Responsible Investment: A Canadian Perspective” International Pension Lawyer, Number 63 (September 2008)
“Responding to Responsible Investment Demands” Benefits and Pensions Monitor (April 2008)
University of Western Ontario, B.A., LL.B.