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The first two parts of this series explored the first 10 principles of the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities’ guidelines on pension governance. As a principles-based framework, the guidelines lay out what to strive for, leaving the how up to plan administrators. The final instalment in this series looks at the 11th principle, which recommends that […]

  • November 20, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 08:00

This series of articles examines some actionable ideas to help plan administrators meet the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities’ guideline No. 4. Following on from the previous article, which looked at the first five principles of this guideline, this one will cover the next five principles around pension governance. Principle 6: Governance information The sixth principle recommends that […]

  • July 24, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 16:00

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 […]

  • April 9, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 16:15

For plans sponsors that haven’t comprehensively reviewed their statements of investment policies and procedures in a while, it may be time to refresh the document to ensure it correctly reflects the details of the plan and is in line with current regulations. There’s an extra incentive to do so for plans registered in Ontario as recent regulatory changes […]

  • September 18, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 15:55