Annual Report 2014/2015

Submitted by Section Chair Colin Galinski

Summary of Meetings

Number of Meetings Held: 3

November 26, 2014
Guest Speaker: Colin Hanson, Legal Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Privacy Officer at the BC Pension Corporation
Meeting Title/Topic: Insights from the BC Pension Corporation: issues in public sector pension plan administration and recent case law on spousal pensions

April 13, 2015
Guest Speakers: Gordon Cummings, Principal at D&H Group LLP, and Avinash Maniram, Group Benefits Consultant at PBI Actuarial Consultants Ltd.
Meeting Title/Topic: Non-Lawyer Roles in Pension and Benefit Plan Administration

June 3, 2015
Guest Speakers: Steven Rogers, Partner at Victory Square Law Office LLP and Scott Sweatman, Partner at Dentons Canada LLP
Meeting Title/Topic: BC's New Pension Benefits Standards Regulation