199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1985 (ON)
Jeremy advises some of the largest pension plans and pension fund investment managers in Canada on plan and fund governance, pension fund investment, divestiture, acquisition, funding and de-risking issues. He also advises several of the largest professional sports leagues on domestic and cross border player, officials and other employee pension, employee benefit and compensation arrangements. In addition, Jeremy advises private- and public-sector employers, numerous Canadian and foreign consulting firms and financial institutions on pension fund investment structures, cross-border, pension legislation, tax, trust, and benefit issues arising in connection with corporate transactions, privatizations, insolvencies, funding issues, ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements and the development and documentation of pension and employee benefit plans and related funding and custody arrangements. Jeremy has written and spoken on a wide range of topics in his area of practice. He is a member of the Association of Canadian Pension Management, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the International Pension & Employee Benefits Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.
On November 1, 2017, The Washington Cos. (Washington), a group of privately held North American mining, industrial and transportation businesses founded by industrialist and entrepreneur Dennis R. Washington, completed its acquisition of Dominion Diamond Corp. (Dominion) for approximately $1.5 billion.
On April 29, 2016, the Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) sold the business operations and assets of Roynat Lease Finance, a lease financing business and a division of Roynat Inc., to Meridian Credit Union Limited (Meridian), Ontario’s largest credit union.