Keyword: SIPP

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The images of floods, forest fires and heat waves over the past few years is putting climate change front of mind for many, including pension plan sponsors and administrators. It’s become increasingly clear that environmental, social and governance factors are emerging as an important area of concern for pension plan administrators and, by extension, the […]

Navigating pension fiduciary duties during coronavirus pandemic

Employers that act as pension plan administrators have statutory fiduciary duties that are defined by the plan documents and by governing pension legislation. While those duties continue to apply during the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting market volatility, they require even more careful navigation, as cash flow and internal corporate resources may be strained. Pension regulators across […]

Tips for meeting CAPSA’s pension governance guidelines

For any pension plan administrator looking for guidance around governance responsibilities, look no further than the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities’ guideline No. 4. The guideline, which was originally published in 2004, offers a principles-based approach, recognizing there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to governance and leaving implementation up to the plan administrator. The guideline and its accompanying […]

From AMPs to SIPPs: Why plan sponsors have a lot on the regulatory plate in 2018.

Why the investment industry needs to reconsider how it measures success

Investors make decisions every day about how to allocate the monies entrusted to them, including choices which asset classes, which markets and which managers to select. Asset allocation and asset liability studies help to determine the trade-off between risk and return, which translates into an asset mix. From there, investors decide on how to invest […]

  • November 28, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 08:30
FSCO clarifies inclusion of ESG in pension statements

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario has clarified its guidance note on how environmental, social and governance factors should be incorporated into a plan sponsor’s statement of investment policies and procedures. In the previous version of the note, FSCO stated plan sponsors should include the information described in each of the three following paragraphs: Either a broad statement that it incorporates all ESG factors, […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 7, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 16:00