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Paul W. Litner

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Paul is the Chair of the firm’s Pensions & Benefits department. He has over 30 years of experience advising public and private sector organizations on a variety of legal and compliance issues in relation to their pension and benefit plans. He has extensive experience advising on plan funding, fiduciary responsibilities, governance, compliance, benefits administration, conversions, pension litigation, pension fund investments, plan wind-ups, surplus utilization, and pension/benefit aspects of corporate transactions. Paul serves as Board counsel and advisor to several jointly sponsored pension plans in Ontario. Has published numerous articles for industry publications, including International Pension Lawyer and Benefits Canada, on a variety of pension/benefits subjects. A regular lecturer at continuing education and pension industry programs, including the Lancaster House, CPBI, ACPM, and IFEBP conferences. Paul is past Chair of ACPM’s National Policy Committee and member of Ontario’s Financial Services Tribunal from 2002 to 2010.

Year Called to the Bar:1990 (ON)
100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 862-4730
Fax: (416) 862-6666
E-mail: plitner@osler.com

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