Legal Update 2015 : BC’s new PBSA and Regulations

Legal Update 2015 : BC’s new PBSA and Regulations

November 17, 2015 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMFour Seasons Hotel, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
Area of Interest: Pensions, Benefits, Investments, Networking Format: In Person

*Registration deadline: November 13, 2015. Online registration is now closed. Please contact Christine Lee at [email protected] if you wish to register.

Session Description: 

The CPBI Pacific Region invites you to join us for our popular annual Legal Update. This year, the focus will be on BC's new Pension Benefits Standard Act and Regulations. Come join us to learn about the latest developments and to network with your fellow peers.

Scott Sweatman will provide an overview of key issues plan sponsors and consultants should be aware of in planning for and complying with BC’s new PBSA and Regulations.  Scott will also provide an update on recent pensions and benefits case law.


Scott Sweatman is a partner at Dentons Canada LLP. Since 1990, Scott has focused his practice on pensions, benefits, executive compensation and related tax and trust law. For over fifteen years he worked as a senior consultant with two major multi-national actuarial and accounting firms.

In 2007 and 2008 Scott was Co-Chair of the Alberta-British Columbia Joint Expert Panel on Pension Standards working with five of Alberta and BC’s leading experts in pensions to review pension legislation in the two provinces and make recommendations to both governments for fundamental reforms to pension legislation.

Scott is past national and regional Chair of the Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute and is on the Board of Directors of NAV Canada, Canada’s national private sector civil navigation services provider. He also serves as Chair of NAV’s Pension Committee which has pension plan assets in excess of $5 billion. 

Scott is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of Employee Benefits Law (2011-2016)and is recommended by TheCanadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Pensions and Employee Benefits (2012-2015). He is also recognized by Chambers Global asaleading lawyer in the area of Pensions and Benefits (2013–2015).  He has been practising law since 1987.

Scott Sweatman 

Dentons Canada LLP

Register a group of 5 or more and get 20% discount.


  • Breakfast       7:30 am - 8:00 am
  • Presentation   8:00 am - 9:00 am 

Location Four Seasons, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC 

CE Credit: Certificates confirming education hours will be offered, with which attendees may seek corresponding accreditation via their preferred regulatory body. You need to sign the attendance sheet at the registration table.

*Student pricing is available to CPBI members who have student status.

Legal Update:  BC’s new PBSA and Regulation
Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular Price
Regular membership$40.00 CDN
Associate$40.00 CDN
Student$40.00 CDN
Non Member$60.00 CDN
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