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Brent Simmons

Expert panel: Inflation risk — to hedge or not to hedge?

With October inflation hitting an 18-year high, inflation risk is back on the radar of plan sponsors providing inflation-linked defined benefit pensions. In the past,…

  • November 25, 2021 November 26, 2021
  • 12:30
  • 2021-11-25

Looking under the hood of jumbo transactions

The recent announcement that General Motors of Canada Co. purchased $1.8 billion of annuities for its salaried pension plan is creating a lot of excitement.…

  • May 11, 2021 May 12, 2021
  • 09:53

Expert panel: How DB plan sponsors can get back into the driver’s seat

Much has been written about how 2020 was unprecedented, challenging and exhausting — take your pick of adjectives. It was also a white-knuckle ride for…

  • March 11, 2021 April 13, 2021
  • 12:00

Plan hibernation: a sleeping bear can still bite

Defined benefit pension plan sponsors who are interested in better pension risk management for their retirees have two main strategies to consider: They can either…

  • November 11, 2020 February 5, 2021
  • 10:54
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Sam Goodman

Sounding board: Institutional investors making Canada’s approach to China unsustainable

With the repatriation of Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor following their three-year incarceration in China, relations between Ottawa and Beijing are to be reset.…

  • October 12, 2021 October 25, 2021
  • 09:00
  • 2021-10-12

ESG investing and human rights: “Ignorance is no longer an excuse”

It's a welcome development that so many pension fund managers are increasingly preoccupied with the ethical implications of their investments and incorporating data to ensure…

  • July 6, 2021 July 21, 2021
  • 09:00
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Sébastien Page

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Expert panel: How is cryptocurrency impacting institutional investors’ portfolios?

Whether institutional investors welcome it — or even realize it — cryptocurrency is having an impact on their portfolios. The immense size of the crypto…

  • July 22, 2021 July 22, 2021
  • 02:30
  • 2021-07-22
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Robert Sharps

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Expert panel: How is cryptocurrency impacting institutional investors’ portfolios?

Whether institutional investors welcome it — or even realize it — cryptocurrency is having an impact on their portfolios. The immense size of the crypto…

  • July 22, 2021 July 22, 2021
  • 02:30
  • 2021-07-22
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Catherine Ann Marshall

Expert panel: Understanding the changing legal climates for institutional investors

In case you missed it, a recent legal opinion by pension lawyer Randy Bauslaugh suggested plan sponsors might be personally liable for failing to consider…

  • July 20, 2021 July 23, 2021
  • 12:00
  • 2021-07-20

RESTing the case on climate change

A lawsuit settlement on the other side of the world is reverberating around the globe as it increases the environmental, social and governance standards for…

  • December 2, 2020 July 23, 2021
  • 08:24

The slow burn of climate change in heat of pandemic

Meeting a deadline in the midst of a pandemic seems like a good test of corporate resiliency and, according to a recent survey of Canadian…

  • June 24, 2020 July 23, 2021
  • 07:41

PRI reporting deadline: A race to the finish line in 2020

There is nothing like a deadline to focus the mind. Asset owners and managers who are signatories of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investments…

  • February 27, 2020 July 23, 2021
  • 07:54