Asked to be on a Board of Directors?

What are the next steps? Personal contractual indemnification from the corporation (don’t just rely on the bylaws),   Determine biggest risk from the operations and make sure they are adequately insured and other risk management tools are in place and active for these exposures,   Request a copy of the ...
Posted: 5/18/2012 2:44:41 PM by MSI

Pension Plan Risk: Conversion of Defined Contribution Plan to Defined Benefit Plan

The trigger for this post was the G&M Article by Janet McFarland, here, July 18, 2011, titled  “The hidden costs of switching to a cheaper pension plan”. Janet raises some good points that might not be considered by companies considering closing access to their Defined Benefit Plan and offering only a Defined Contribut...
Posted: 7/19/2011 12:00:00 AM by Global Administrator

Skip Arbitration, Go Straight to Class Action

The Supreme Court of Canada has released a new decision in Seidel v. TELUS Communications, here, that will be followed closely by Canadian class action plaintiff lawyers. If you don’t want to read the whole case,Osler has released a paper, here, by Jennifer Dolman and Matthew Thompson, discussing the decision,...
Posted: 4/12/2011 12:00:00 AM by Global Administrator

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