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Year called to bar: 1990 (ON)
Paul is a partner on the firm’s Pensions & Benefits Group and former chair of the 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.
On November 30, 2018, Essar Steel Algoma Inc. (“ESAI”) concluded its comprehensive restructuring under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act by way of the sale of substantially all of its assets to Algoma Steel Inc. (“ASI”).
The ADT Corp. acquired Reliance Protectron Inc. from Reliance Comfort Limited Partnership, a portfolio company of investment funds managed by Alinda Capital Partners, for an all-cash deal worth $555 million.
On October 3, 2006 Georgia Gulf Corporation of Atlanta, Georgia completed its previously announced acquisition of Royal Group Technologies Limited of Toronto in an all cash and assumed debt transaction, which values Royal Group at approximately $1.7 billion. The closing of the acquisition brings to an end a 16-month public sale process for Royal Group that began in May 2005 ...