Provided by Terra Klinck
Pension, Benefits and Executive Compensation
Terra has over 20 years’ experience advising employers and plan administrators, primarily in the private sector, on all legal issues relating to pension plans, retirement savings plans and benefit plans, including: governance, fiduciary responsibilities, plan administration and regulatory compliance, funding requirements, pension fund investment and surplus utilization.
Terra has extensive experience advising on pension and benefit matters in corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, insolvencies and restructurings. She also has a wealth of experience advising private sector employers restructure their legacy defined benefit pension arrangements, including investment restructuring and de-risking initiatives (e.g., buy-in and buy-out annuity purchases), plan mergers and plan wind-ups.
• Canadian Bar Association | Executive Member, Pension and Benefits Section | Secretary 2021-2022 | Co-chair of the Advocacy and Government Relations Committee since 2019
• Ontario Bar Association | Member, Pension and Benefits Law Section Executive (previously participated on the Executive)
• Osgoode Professional Development | Instructor, Pension Law Certificate Program
• Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario, Standing Technical Advisory Committee for Defined Contribution Pension Plans | Member
Terra Klinck is esteemed for her skills in pension governance, compliance and implementation. Based in Toronto, she frequently provides pensions and benefits advice to clients such as banks and insurance companies.
"Terra is able to handle very complex work and explain it in an understandable manner." "Terra Klink is an exceptional lawyer who is very sophisticated and thoughtful in her approach. She provides outstanding client support."