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Jeremy J. Forgie

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Recent representative matters include:

  • SCOR Global Life in relation to the C$5-billion pension de-risking insurance contract with Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada/Bell Canada (BCE Inc.)

  • Borealis Infrastructure and LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services in connection with LifeLabs' acquisition of CML Healthcare Inc., a transaction valued at C$1.22-billion

Awards & Recognition

Jeremy is recognized as a leader in pension and employee benefits law in the following publications:

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business – 2016–2023 (Band 1 – Pensions & Benefits) In the 2023 edition, clients note that Jeremy "is an amazing lawyer with both a deep understanding of pension law and the practical aspects of our business" and "very commercial in his provision of advice across our enterprise. He is comfortable finding commercial solutions for our business and easily grasps the complexity of the transactions at hand."

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2023 (Pensions – Leading Lawyer)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 (Employee Benefits Law)

  • Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer 2022 – Independently Rated Lawyers

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2022 (Pensions & Employee Benefits – Most Frequently Recommended)

Jeremy was also named Best Lawyers' 2014 Toronto Employee Benefits Law "Lawyer of the Year."

Professional Activities

Jeremy has written and spoken across North America on a wide range of topics in the areas of pensions (including related investment, governance, fiduciary, liability, trust and custodial issues), employee benefits, executive compensation and related income tax and pension legislation issues.

He is a member of the Association of Canadian Pension Management, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the International Pension & Employee Benefits Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.

Education

Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 1985
LLB, Queen's University – 1983
BA, Queen's University – 1980

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