International

Good News for DC Pension Plans in Ontario

By Benefit Advisors Network - February 16, 2022

Good news! As of February 11, 2022, pension fund audits are no longer required for Defined Contribution Pension Plans in Ontario.  You can find the official regulatory change here. We note that this applies somewhat retroactively, so for example a DC pension plan with a December 31, 2021 year-end that would have filed their audit [Read More]

Sharing Success: Owen & Associates

By Benefit Advisors Network - November 23, 2021

From Elisabeth Nunes Just 6 months ago, in April of 2021, Benefit Advisors Network expanded its membership across the border with our first two Canadian firms. The addition of Owen & Associates and The Leslie Group has been a pivotal step towards facilitating the opportunities and connections our North American members need to collectively provide [Read More]

An Introduction to Managing Global Benefits

By Caroline Williams - November 17, 2021

This session is aimed at providing a starting block for HR professionals new to managing global benefits. The session will cover the factors a company should consider when starting to build out global benefits with a focus on the following themes: Staying compliant Controlling Costs Managing colleagues’ expectations and curbing internal enthusiasm Implementing an appropriate [Read More]

Global Benefits: An Overview of U.K. Benefits

By Caroline Williams - November 17, 2021

This session will provide attendees with an insight into the makeup of the UK market, including social security changes and how it impacts the employee benefits on offer to employees. We will also consider the overlap of employee benefits with employment law, covering ground such as benefits issues during mergers/ acquisitions in the UK. Following [Read More]

BAN Canada 4th Quarter Update: What’s New in Canadian Pensions?

By Caroline Williams - November 17, 2021

What’s New in Canadian Pensions – Join pension experts from Actuarial Solutions at their regular webinar series as they address a number of current topics related to DB and DC pension plans.  Topics for this session will include the pension implications of marriage breakdowns (with a focus on recent guidance from the Financial Services Regulatory [Read More]

BAN Canada 3rd Quarter Update: What’s New in Canadian Pensions?

By Caroline Williams - November 17, 2021

What’s New in Canadian Pensions – Join pension experts from Actuarial Solutions at their regular webinar series as they address a number of current topics related to DB and DC pension plans.  Topics for this session will include the pension implications of marriage breakdowns (with a focus on recent guidance from the Financial Services Regulatory [Read More]

BAN Canada 2nd Quarter Update: What’s New in Canadian Pensions?

By Caroline Williams - November 17, 2021

What’s New in Canadian Pensions – Join pension experts from Actuarial Solutions at their regular webinar series as they address a number of current topics related to DB and DC pension plans.  Topics for this session will include the pension implications of marriage breakdowns (with a focus on recent guidance from the Financial Services Regulatory [Read More]

BAN Canada 1st Quarter Update: What’s New in Canadian Pensions?

By Benefit Advisors Network - November 17, 2021

What’s New in Canadian Pensions – Join pension experts from Actuarial Solutions at their regular webinar series as they address a number of current topics related to DB and DC pension plans.  Topics for this session will include the pension implications of marriage breakdowns (with a focus on recent guidance from the Financial Services Regulatory [Read More]

BAN Canada: Key HR Issues of 2022 and What to Look for in 2023

By Caroline Williams - November 17, 2021

Another year in the ever-changing world of employment legislation, case law, and human resources.  This webinar has become a staple in the Ban Canada webinar series.  An overview of important developments that have taken place over the past year and a look at what to expect for next year. Please join us for the last [Read More]

Key Differences Between U.S. and Canada Employment Rules

The remote workplace is one significant factor that has made the world an even smaller place. Knowledge crosses borders, it is no longer the employees that come to the employer.  Employers are hiring workers in other countries or expanding to other countries to take advantage of new markets, opportunities, and labour advantages. The big ‘wake-up [Read More]