Pension and Employee Benefits Law Briefing Note: R. v. Christophe (2009 ONCJ 586)

Megan Kaneen

Trustees Convicted of Regulatory Offence

In a decision that stands as a cautionary note to trustees of pension and benefit plans, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has found the Trustees of the Canadian Commercial Workers Industry Pension Plan guilty of breaching the investment rules applicable to pension plans in Ontario.