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Megan S. Kaneen

Associate
  • Chris Robertson
  • Legal Assistant
  • P: 604.408.5304

Practices

Megan works with senior legal counsel to advise boards of trustees and plan sponsors on a variety of legal matters involving pension and benefit plans. She interprets and amends plan texts and trust documentation, advises in respect of legislative, common law and governance principles and prepares governance materials.

Megan also negotiates a variety of plan contracts including investment management, custodian and letter of credit trust agreements, and provides support in pension and benefit litigation and arbitration matters.

Professional Activities

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute, Member
  • Association of Canadian Pension Management, Member
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Member

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (2008)

Education

  • University of Victoria (B.Sc. with distinction, 1999)
  • University of British Columbia (LL.B., 2007)

Languages

  • French

Megan has experience:

  • Negotiating investment management agreements
  • Negotiating custodial and letter of credit trust agreements
  • Amending pension plan texts and trust agreements
  • Completing regulatory filings
  • Drafting legal opinions on trust law and pension regulatory matters
  • Preparing governance reports and pension committee materials
  • Drafting arguments for pension plan arbitration
  • Assisting in class action pension litigation
  • Assisted in establishing new pension plan