Pensions & Benefits Law Section Meeting 

Jun. 17, 2019
Vancouver BC

Veuillez notez, cet événement ne sera disponible qu'en anglais.

Issues Facing Older Workers in Pension & Benefits Plans
This meeting is being hosted by the Pensions & Benefits Law Section.

Speaker(s): Meghan E. Popp, Associate at Lawson Lundell LLP
Time: Monday, June 17, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (Pacific Time)
Location: Dentons Canada LLP, 20th Floor - 250 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC
Meal Cost: Optional - $ 17.00 (GST Incl.) -  Please Select at Registration
CPD Hours: 1.00
Please note that this is an estimate of the total hours of CPD that are being offered. Upon the conclusion of the meeting, an assessment will be made as to exactly how many hours will be approved.
Meghan E. Popp will discuss the issues regarding older workers that impact pension and benefits plans. In particular, she will cover the Pension Benefits Standards Act and Income Tax Act rules relating to re-employed retirees and members over age 71, age discrimination and pension division.

Speaker Bio
Meghan E. Popp works with senior legal counsel to provide advice to boards of trustees and other sponsors of pension and employee benefit plans in respect of the legal and regulatory issues that affect their plans. Her practice includes the preparation of legal opinions, amendments to plan texts and trust documents, policies and governance materials. She also negotiates a variety of plan-related contracts, including investment management agreements, subscription agreements, custodian agreements, confidentiality agreements and letters of credit.

Meghan also advises clients on provincial and federal privacy legislation.

Prior to joining the Pensions and Employee Benefits Group, Meghan practiced in Lawson Lundell’s Banking and Debt Financing Group where she worked on corporate and commercial transactions involving banks, private lenders and borrowers, including commercial debt financing, acquisition financing, asset-based lending, and project financing.

Accessibility & Inclusiveness
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We also welcome your suggestions for enhancing the inclusiveness of our activities.

Sections host webinars from Internet-capable venues where significant interest has been expressed by Section members in attending remotely. This Section meeting will be offered as a teleconference or webinar depending on the resources and technology available at the venue. 

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