Pensions & Post-Employment Benefits in the Case of Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  Free to International Foundation and ISCEBS Members

RECORDED – February 20, 2018
3:00-4:30 p.m. ET

Join this webcast for a discussion about the legal frameworks for corporate insolvencies in Canada, and the CCAA in particular, as it relates to pensions and post-employment benefits. Simon Archer and Stephanie Ben-Ishai will discuss:

  • The typical types of claims employees and retirees may have in an insolvency proceeding and how they pursue them.
  • The wage earner protection program, what it covers and how it works.
  • Treatment of pension plans in an insolvency proceeding.
  • Key cases recent and current such as Sears, Glenn Lake (Wabush Mines), U.S. Steel and Carillion, among others.
  • Perspectives on issues such as pension protection in insolvencies, restructuring versus liquidation and policy reform.
  • Broad comparisons to other insolvency systems.


Simon Archer [view bio]
Goldblatt Partners LLP
Toronto, Ontario​

Stephanie Ben-Ishai [view bio]
Professor of Law
Osgoode Hall Law School
Toronto, Ontario

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