Responding to COVID-19: Insights and Implications on Pensions in Financial Services

When Apr 08, 2020
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As global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to rapidly evolve, the financial services industry is particularly vulnerable and leaders are rightly concerned about how their companies will be affected and what they have to do next.

Join us on Wednesday, April 8 for a live webcast where we will discuss the latest developments related to COVID-19 and implications on pension plans. We will aim to provide tangible insights to help our industry respond, recover and thrive, including:

  • Welcome & opening remarks | Richard Nunn, Partner, Banking & Asset Management
  • Canadian economic update with implications on pensions | Craig Alexander, Chief Economist
  • Geopolitical update and implications on pensions | Hon. Pierre S. Pettigrew, P.C., L.L.D.,  International Executive Advisor
  • Private assets valuation issues and considerations| Richard Taylor, Partner, Valuation & Dispute Services
  • Rate implications on liabilities | Martin Raymond, Actuarial Partner & Pension Leader
  • Live Q&A | Moderated by Richard Nunn

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Craig Alexander

Craig Alexander is the Chief Economist at Deloitte Canada. He has over twenty years of experience in the private sector as a senior executive and leading economist in applied economics and forecasting. He performs macroeconomic research, regional and sector analysis, and fiscal market forecasting and modelling.

Hon. Pierre S. Pettigrew, P.C., L.L.D.

The Honourable Pierre Pettigrew is the former Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister of Canada, now Executive Advisor, International at Deloitte Canada. He is also the Government of Canada’s Special Envoy for the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement. Pierre regularly arbitrates international trade disputes between countries at the World Trade Organization in Geneva.

Richard Taylor

Richard is a partner and leads Deloitte’s Valuation services group in the Toronto region. Focusing on business valuation and dispute consulting, Richard has three decades of experience in a broad range of industries in Canada and the United States.

Martin Raymond

Martin is an Actuarial Partner and the Pension leader for our Actuarial, Rewards & Analytics practice across Canada. Martin is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and has over 20 years of experience leading engagements related to the administration of Canadian pension plans and benefits.

Richard Nunn

Richard is a senior client service partner at Deloitte specializing in the financial services industry with a focus on pension organizations and has over 30 years’ experience in the UK and Canada. Richard has held multiple management roles within Deloitte, providing audit and risk consulting to many of Canada’s leading businesses.

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