Is Your Defined-Benefit Pension Guaranteed?: Funding Rules, Insolvency Law and Pension Insurance

IRPP Study, March 2011

44 Pages Posted: 16 Dec 2011

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Ronald B. Davis

University of British Columbia (UBC) - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

Defined-benefit pension plans do not offer complete security; there are policy alternatives that would clarify this and are more likely to improve pension security than would the much-discussed options of reforming insolvency law or the constitutionally complex process of negotiating the introduction of a national pension benefit guarantee scheme.

Keywords: Pensions, Defined-benefit pensions, Pension policy

Suggested Citation

Davis, Ronald B., Is Your Defined-Benefit Pension Guaranteed?: Funding Rules, Insolvency Law and Pension Insurance (2011). IRPP Study, March 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1964391

Ronald B. Davis (Contact Author)

University of British Columbia (UBC) - Faculty of Law ( email )

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