Upcoming Event

Penchant for Pensions: An Afternoon of Pension Law
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 1:15PM, Registration starts at 12:45PM
Location: The Holman Grand Hotel

Program

The Joint Continuing Legal Education Committee is offering a professional development session focused on pension law.

The session will begin with a presentation by Jeff Turnbull, actuary and Principal with Eckler Ltd. in Halifax, N.S.  Jeff’s presentation will provide a general overview of pensions, vesting, information on reading and understanding valuations, assumptions informing valuations and the different methods of calculation used with respect to valuations and the pros and cons of each.

A Panel Discussion will follow.   Panel participants will be Bettina Quistgaard of Pink Larkin in Halifax; Level Chan of Stewart McKelvey in Halifax; and, Kiersten Amos of McInnes Cooper in Charlottetown.  The panelists will address recent trends and developments, questions on different pension structures, pensions in situations of matrimonial breakdown and bankruptcy, fiduciary duties of the trustee, investing and management of pension funds. 

The content is relevant for lawyers practicing in areas such as family law, bankruptcy, and labour and employment and is expected to be presented from both an employee and employer perspective.

This CLE provides 2.5 hours of mandatory CPD Credits.

Registration Fees
CBA Member - $150*
Non CBA Member - $175*
* 15% HST to be applied to the price

Registration Deadline
Online registration for this event will be open until Friday, September 14th.

Cancellation Policy
The CLE registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received thirty (30) days or more before the CLE.  Registrants who cancel less than thirty (30) days but more than 14 days before the CLE will be entitled to receive a refund of the restration fee, less a $50 administration fee.   Registrants who cancel within two weeks  but more than twenty-four (24) hours before the CLE will receive a fifty percent (50%) refund and will be entitled to receive a copy of any CLE materials.   Registrants who cancel within 24 hours of the CLE or who do not show will not be refunded any portion of the registration fee but the registrant will be entitled to receive a copy of any CLE materials.

Registration Form