Pension, Benefits and Executive Compensation
In the area of pension, John advises employers and plan administrators in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors on compliance, administration and governance issues relating to their pension plans and employee group benefits plans, and issues relating to pension plan investment, de-risking of defined benefit pension plans and decumulation issues in the defined contribution context. John has taught the Pension Law course at Queen`s University Faculty of Law.
John has extensive experience working with employers and leading compensation consultants in the design, drafting, administration and communication of incentive compensation plans for employees and executives, and with tax, employment and other compliance issues relating to incentive compensation plans.
John regularly advises employers with respect to tax issues relating to employees, officers, directors, shareholders and independent contractors, including source deduction and tax reporting issues relating to employee compensation and taxable benefits, as well as payroll audits and the correction of deduction, remittance and reporting errors.
•Queen’s University Faculty of Law | Past Sessional Instructor, Pensions and the Law
•Osgoode Professional Development | Instructor, Pension Law Certificate Program
•Ontario Bar Association | Pension and Benefits Law, and Taxation Law Sections | Member
•Canadian Bar Association | Member