Speaking Engagement

Osgoode CPD: 2016 Legal Guide to Pension and Benefit Entitlements Upon Marriage Breakdown

Event Details

January 28, 2016


Putting it all Together: Applying Your Knowledge to Real-World Fact Situations


Learn how to confidently handle the complexities of dividing these key assets, in light of the latest developments. An expert faculty will discuss:

  • How to get pension division right the first time
  • Spousal entitlements to extended health benefits, disability and life insurance
  • Common traps and pitfalls for practitioners – and how to avoid professional liability claims>
  • Statutory limits, requirements and critical case law
  • Cross country landscape – interaction between the PBSA and provincial property laws
  • Equitable receivership and Pension Benefi ts Act restrictions
  • How to argue for the best interpretation of reports in your client’s favour
  • Significant issues to consider before choosing an if-and-when agreement
  • Establishing a beneficial interest in a pension via the doctrine of unjust enrichment