The British Columbia Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists presents our next education session.
Megan Kaneen will provide a legal update on recent case law and legislative developments affecting pension and benefit plans, including conversion of health and welfare trusts to employee life and health trusts, age discrimination in benefit plans and other new case law developments.
June 4, 2019
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Presentation
Fourth floor, Work Cafe
411 Dunsmuir St,
BC Chapter Member - $25
Non-Member - $50
Please click here to register.
(Instructions for mailing a check are included
on the registration page.)
Friday, May 31, 2019
Peter Graham, CEBS,
Lawson Lundell LLP
Ms. Kaneen, a partner at Lawson Lundell LLP, advises boards of trustees and plan sponsors on a variety of legal matters involving pension plans, health and welfare trusts and other benefit plans. Her clients include both single employer plans and trusteed multi-employer plans across a wide range of industries.
She interprets and amends plan texts and trust documentation, advises on the application of provincial and federal pension legislation and regulator policy, and drafts supporting plan documentation such as participation agreements, third party reimbursement agreements and governance policies. She advises on issues that arise in day-to-day plan administration, assists her clients with specialized projects such as plan conversions, and assists the resolution of benefit disputes outside of court.
Ms. Kaneen also negotiates a variety of plan contracts for her clients, including investment management and subscription agreements, custodial trust agreements, letter of credit trust agreements, securities lending agreements, annuity contracts and other service provider agreements.