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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6
Canada

Work Department

Pensions & Benefits

Position

Provides strategic legal advice with respect to retirement, health & welfare and other compensation plans. Recent focuses are on investments, DB plan freezes and innovative plan designs, governance and changes to retiree benefits. Advises on the treatment of benefit plans in M&A transactions, lending transactions and insolvencies; advises on private and public sector pension plans. Experience in litigating matters before pension regulatory authorities and provides pension expertise to McCarthy litigation team in pension class proceedings. Represented employer in connection with nation’s first Employee Life and Health Trust. Frequent speaker and writer on benefits topics, including Canadian contributor to first UNEP FI paper on ESG for Institutional Investors.

Career

Ontario, 1988.

Memberships

Member of FSRA’s Technical Advisory Committee for Asset Transfers.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Pensions

McCarthy Tétrault‘s specialist pensions, benefits and executive compensation group is ‘practical, solutions-oriented and knowledgeable‘, according to a client. It advises a broad spectrum of clients on all aspects of designing, managing, administering, and providing services to pension and benefit plans. Investment structuring and working with multi-employer pension plans are noted areas of expertise. Randy Bauslaugh has national and cross-border experience across a variety of matters, including pension litigation, and he is also noted for fund investment work. He jointly leads the practice with the ‘outstandingDeron Waldock , who is experienced in assisting with the pensions aspects of complex transactions. Gregory Winfield is another key contact, as is associate Kelleher Lynch.