Owning a Property Outside Canada: Issues of Death and Disability; and Advanced Tax Planning Solutions

There will be two topics covered during this event and in addition to hearing great speakers and topics, you will earn 3.0 PD hours. Please click the above link to see the topics and speakers for the evening. 

16 Jul 2020, 5:30 PM

3 CPD hours

$85

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Course Description

The following topics will be covered during this event:

1. Owning a Property Outside Canada: Issues of Death and Disability

Speaker: Howard Simmons, LL.B., LL.M. of Simmons da Silva LLP 

2. Advanced Tax Planning Solutions made possible by the use of pension laws for CCPCs

Speaker: Jean-Pierre A. Laporte, MA, JD of INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp.


This event will be held at the Donalda Club.  The structure of the event is as follows:

  • Reception (cash bar) – 5:30 p.m.
  • Dinner – 6:00 p.m.
  • Presentation(s) – 7:00 p.m. until 8:30/9:00 p.m., depending upon the speakers, topics and audience questions.

The cost of the seminar and dinner is $85 (+tax), which you can pay by any credit card. You will earn 3.0 hours of PD credits when you attend a session. We are pleased to offer an easy, inexpensive and enjoyable way to meet your PD requirements. 

If you can't make the event, your registration fee entitles you to unlimited access to the event webinar that will be posted shortly after the event and, of course, the PD certificate from listening to the webinar.  If you prefer a refund, please ensure that you give us at least 48 hours notice. 

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.  Should you have any ideas for topics, speakers, or anything else, feel free to contact Melanie Russell, CPA, CA, CBV, CIM, CFE, CFF, ABV at 416-488-9590 x 225. 



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About the Instructor(s)

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Jean-Pierre Laporte

Jean-Pierre A. Laporte, B.A., M.A., J.D. (of the Bar of Ontario)

Chief Executive Officer

INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp.

Jean-Pierre is by training a pension lawyer specializing in employee benefits and retirement plans. Until July 2012 he practiced out of the Toronto office of Bennett Jones LLP, a leading Canadian business law firm.  He was then appointed Chief Executive Officer of INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp., a provider of pension plans to incorporated professionals and small business owners.  

Jean-Pierre has written a number of journal articles on pension reform and pension administration, including the seminal concept paper on the Supplemental Canada Pension Plan published in 2004 by Benefits and Pensions Monitor, his idea having been advocated by provincial governments, thought-leaders and industry groups.   Jean-Pierre also drafted a private member’s bill in the Parliament of Canada that focused the federal government on adopting legislation to protect long-term disabled workers operating in federal employment.  His most recent publication in the Canadian Tax Journal is entitled “A Review of Individual Pension Plans”.

He has often appeared as an expert witness before Standing Committees of the House of Commons.  

For his efforts at improving pension security for Canadians, Jean-Pierre was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by His Excellency the Governor-General of Canada.

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Howard Simmons

Howard practices wills and estates and business law at Simmons, da Silva LLP. He writes regularly for Estates Trust and Pensions Journal. He is the former chair of the Business Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association and is a member of STEP and has written several articles in the STEP Journal.

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