New updates, same pandemic: Pension regulatory and employment updates for 2021

New updates, same pandemic: Pension regulatory and employment updates for 2021

September 14, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOnline - Eastern Time
Area of Interest: Networking Format: Web

This Online Webinar hosted by CPBI Ontario is now available on demand

The Canadian pension, benefits and employment legal regulatory framework has continued to evolve throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is important for employers, plan sponsors and plan administrators to be aware of both COVID-19 specific changes and other regulatory updates.  This session will accordingly provide an overview of key recent legislative, regulatory and caselaw updates across the country for pension and employee benefits.  This session will also provide a discussion of legal considerations and best practices for employers regarding the duty to enforce safety protocols in the workplace.

For more information, please email: [email protected] or call 877 599 1414
CE Credits

CE credits will be offered in partnership through the Institute, Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC Insurance Councils, and Manitoba Insurance Council. A short quiz must be completed at the conclusion of the seminar to qualify for credit.
This CPBI online seminar complies with CEBS CPE policy guidelines: You may be interested to report the content of the present CPBI professional development activity and apply for CPE credit.

Webinar Recording

Please note that this session will be recorded and the recording will be available after the session.



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Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular PricePlan Sponsor Price
Member$25.00 CDN$25.00 CDN
Plan Sponsor Individual Member$25.00 CDN$25.00 CDN
Associate Member$25.00 CDN$25.00 CDN
Student Membership$15.00 CDN -
Non Member$37.50 CDN$37.50 CDN
Cancellation Policy



Caroline Helbronner

Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Caroline practices exclusively in the areas of pensions, employee benefits and executive compensation.  Caroline advises on all aspects of the implementation, administration, funding, taxation and wind-up of pension, group benefit, profit-sharing and deferred compensation arrangements. Caroline has deep experience advising clients in respect of pension, tax, trust and benefit issues arising in connection with cross-border situations, corporate transactions, insolvencies, ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements, the development and documentation of pension and employee benefit plans, de-risking, pension governance, investment and funding and custody arrangements. Caroline’s clients include private and public sector pension plan sponsors and administrators, financial institutions and service providers



Laura Blumenfeld

Employment and Labour lawyer,Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Laura provides timely and practical advice to employers in all areas of employment and labour law, including employment standards, human rights, labour relations, workplace safety and insurance, privacy, occupational health and safety, and wrongful dismissal. A significant portion of Laura’s practice involves advising on the employment and labour aspects of complex corporate transactions.  As an advocate, Laura has extensive experience advising clients in employment and labour related litigation, arbitration and mediation, including wrongful dismissal actions and human rights applications. Laura also regularly advises clients on the negotiation and drafting of employment and consulting agreements, executive contracts, and termination agreements. 



Adam Ngan  

Associate,Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Adam's practice covers all aspects of pensions, benefits and executive compensation law, including plan administration, governance, investment, design and taxation. He also advises on the pensions and employee benefits aspects of corporate transactions. Adam provides legal services to both public- and private-sector pension plan sponsors and administrators.

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