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Key Topics and Developments in the Pensions and Benefits Sector

Hybrid, May 14, 2024 - 10:00 AM - 12:10 PM

Please join us for an update on key issues impacting the pensions and benefits sector.

From new case law and considerations for annuities to artificial intelligence, remote working and updates from this year’s federal budget, we will be examining issues that affect national and multinational employers, pension plan sponsors and administrators, public sector pension funds, and financial institutions.

We hope you can attend and look forward to seeing you.

Event Details:
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
In-Person: 9:30 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Online: 10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Note: As in-person capacity is limited, registration is required.

Schedule Update: We have replaced the topic on “Pensions Derisking: Legal Considerations for Buy-in and Buy-out Annuities” with “Federal Budget 2024 Canadian Pension Fund Investment Working Group”.

Time Description

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

In Person: Registration and Breakfast

9:45 - 10 a.m.

Online: Livestream Begins

10 - 11:10 a.m.

Presentations and Q&A

11:10 - 11:20 a.m.


11:20 - 12:10 p.m.

Presentations and Q&A

12:10 - 1:10 p.m.

In Person: Networking Lunch



Mandatory Continuing Education:


This program is eligible for up to 1 hour and 45 minutes of Substantive content.

British Columbia:
This program has been accredited for 1.75 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.