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Sector Status Category Guidance Number Sort descending Guidance Name
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0040ORG A Guide to Applying for Special Access
Pensions Active Miscellaneous PE0041ORG Consumer Brochures
Pensions Active Miscellaneous PE0042ORG Know the facts about your registered pension plan
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0043ORG Lester Wong, FSCO's Interim Deputy Superintendent, Pensions
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0044ORG FSCO Deputy Superintendent of Pensions: Statement on pension plans in Ontario
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0045ORG Sample Retention Schedule for Pension Plan Records
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0046ORG e-Blasts: Pensions
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0047ORG e-Blasts: Pensions
Pensions Active Filing - Pensions PE0048ORG Electronic Filing - Mandatory from January 1, 2013
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0049ORG FAQs - Pension Services Portal (PSP)
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0050ORG Fact Sheets: News Segments
Pensions Inactive Filing - Pensions PE0051ORG Superintendent of Financial Services Approved Family Law Forms
Pensions Active Family Law PE0052ORG Heringer v. Heringer - Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision on the payment of interest on a specified amount representing the former spouseÆs share of the Family Law Value
Pensions Active Family Law PE0053ORG The Valuation and Division of Pension Assets on Breakdown of a Spousal Relationship on and after January 1, 2012
Pensions Active Family Law PE0054ORG FAQs - Valuation and Division of Pension Assets on Breakdown of a Spousal Relationship
Pensions Active Supervisory Approach PE0055ORG Court Proceedings - Frequently Asked Questions
Pensions Active Commuted Value PE0056ORG Commuted Value - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Pensions Active Filing - Pensions PE0057ORG Financial Statements
Pensions Active Benefits PE0058ORG Phased Retirement - Frequently Asked Questions
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0059ORG Financial Hardship Unlocking User Guide For Financial Institutions
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0060ORG Financial Hardship Unlocking Questions & Answers
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0061ORG Financial Hardship Unlocking Questions & Answers
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0062ORG Financial Hardship Unlocking - Resources
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0063ORG Process for Financial Hardship Unlocking
Pensions Inactive Locked-in Accounts PE0064ORG Rules for Financial Hardship Unlocking
Pensions Inactive Locked-in Accounts PE0065ORG Financial Hardship Unlocking Forms
Pensions Inactive Filing - Pensions PE0066ORG Pension Forms
Pensions Active Investments - Pensions PE0067ORG Buy-In Annuities for Defined Benefit Plans
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0068ORG FSCO - Pension Stakeholder Consultations
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0069ORG Information Sessions
Pensions Inactive Family Law PE0070ORG Tutorials
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0071ORG Financial Hardship Unlocking Webcast
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0072ORG Webcasts
Pensions Active Miscellaneous PE0073ORG Webinars
Pensions Inactive Family Law PE0074ORG Webinar on Valuation and Division of Pension Assets on Breakdown of a Spousal Relationship
Pensions Inactive Family Law PE0075ORG Resources from the Webinar on the Valuation and Division of Pension Assets on Breakdown of a Spousal Relationship
Pensions Inactive Investments - Pensions PE0076ORG Investment
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0077ORG Annual Statements of Members' Pension Benefits - Statement of Investment Policies and Procedures Content
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0078ORG Biennial Statements Required for Former and Retired Members
Pensions Active Interest PE0079ORG Crediting Interest on Contributions and Payments
Pensions Active Wind up PE0080ORG Questions and Answers on the New Grow-in Rules under Section 74 of the Pension Benefits Act
Pensions Active Plan Types PE0081ORG Individual Pension Plans
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0082ORG Legislative and Regulatory Changes
Pensions Active Miscellaneous PE0083ORG Legislative Changes July 1, 2012
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0084ORG Opting out of the new grow-in provisions by JSPPs and MEPPs
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0085ORG New Definitions for "Retired Member" and "Former Member"
Pensions Active Filing - Pensions PE0086ORG FAQs - Statement of Investment Policies and Procedures (SIPP)
Pensions Active Commuted Value PE0087ORG Payment of a Small Amount under Section 50(1) of the Pension Benefits Act
Pensions Inactive Funding PE0088ORG Changes to Regulation 909 - June 2009
Pensions Active Surplus PE0089ORG Surplus Withdrawal Applications
Pensions Active Spousal Rights PE0090ORG Payment of A Survivor Pension Small Amount - Section 44(7) of the Pension Benefits Act
Pensions Active Commuted Value PE0091ORG Transfers to a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) or to a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF)
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0092ORG FAQs on Old Life Income Funds (LIFs)
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0093ORG FAQs on Rules for Ontario Locked-In Accounts
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0094ORG FAQs on Unlocking a Locked-in Account if you are a Non-Resident of Canada
Pensions Active Locked-in Accounts PE0095ORG FAQs on New Life Income Funds (LIFs)
Pensions Inactive Locked-in Accounts PE0096ORG Locked-In Accounts
Pensions Inactive Locked-in Accounts PE0097ORG Changes To The Rules For Ontario Locked-In Accounts - O. Reg. 239/09
Pensions Inactive Locked-in Accounts PE0098ORG Pension Unlocking: Non-Hardship
Pensions Inactive Administration - Pensions PE0099ORG Accessing Plan Records and Information
Pensions Active Family Law PE0100ORG Implications of Bill 14 Amendments on the Carrigan Decision
Pensions Inactive Family Law PE0101ORG Carrigan v. Carrigan Estate - Supreme Court of Canada Denies Leave
Pensions Inactive Information and Statements PE0102ORG General Information About Inquiries and Complaints for Pension Plan Beneficiaries
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0103ORG FSRA Pension Plan Information Access
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0104ORG Consultations and Proposed Legislation
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0105ORG Pensions
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0106ORG Indalex Supreme Court Decision
Pensions Active Plan Types PE0107ORG Individual Pension Plans (IPPs)
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0108ORG Helpful Links
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0109ORG Pension Decisions
Pensions Inactive Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (PBGF) PE0110ORG Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (PBGF)
Pensions Inactive Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (PBGF) PE0111ORG FAQs - Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (PBGF)
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0112ORG A Guide To Understanding Your Pension Plan
Pensions Inactive Miscellaneous PE0113ORG Pension Bulletins (Prior to October 2009)
Pensions Active Miscellaneous PE0114ORG Superintendent Consents (from 2009 onwards)
Pensions Active Miscellaneous PE0115ORG Superintendent Declarations (from 2009 onwards)
Pensions Active Miscellaneous PE0116ORG Superintendent Notices of Intended Decision (from 2009 onwards)
Pensions Active Miscellaneous PE0117ORG Superintendent Orders (from 2009 Onwards)
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0118ORG Pension Fund Administration – Responsibilities of Fund Holders
Pensions Inactive Administration - Pensions PE0119ORG Fees and Expenses for Wind Ups and Surplus Refund Applications
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0120ORG Management and Retention of Pension Plan Records by the Administrator
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0121ORG Administrator’s Management of Inquiries and Complaints from Plan Beneficiaries
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0122ORG Use of Superintendent Approved Pension Forms -PBA s. 113.2
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0123ORG Electronic Communications Between Plan Administrators and Plan Beneficiaries
Pensions Active Administration - Pensions PE0124ORG Searching for Plan Beneficiaries
Pensions Inactive Administration - Pensions PE0125ORG Waiver of Biennial Statements for Missing Former and Retired Members
Pensions Active Filing - Pensions PE0126ORG General Information Regarding Annual Information Returns
Pensions Active Asset Transfers PE0127ORG Change of Custodian – Filing and Amendment Requirements
Pensions Active Asset Transfers PE0128ORG Types of Asset Transfers
Pensions Active Funding PE0129ORG Determination of Interest Payments Where Solvency Special Payments Are Covered by Letters of Credit
Pensions Active Benefits PE0130ORG Definition of Bridging Benefit
Pensions Inactive Benefits PE0131ORG Payments from a Defined Contribution/Money Purchase Benefit
Pensions Active Benefits PE0132ORG Pregnancy, Parental and Emergency Leave
Pensions Active Amendments PE0133ORG Conversion of a Plan from Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution
Pensions Active Filing - Pensions PE0134ORG Deadline for Early Filing of Actuarial Funding Valuation Reports
Pensions Inactive Filing - Pensions PE0135ORG Extension of Deadline for Filings with FSCO (2014)
Pensions Active Funding PE0136ORG Funding Requirements for Designated Plans in Ontario, O.Reg 73/95 Effective When Published
Pensions Active Funding PE0137ORG Collection of Contributions and Delinquencies, PBA 1987 s. 23, 56-58, O. Reg. 708/87 s. 56 (formerly M900-100) Effective When Published
Pensions Active Funding PE0138ORG No Provision to Amortize Negative Solvency Balance
Pensions Active Filing - Pensions PE0139ORG Disclosure Expectations for Financial Statements Filed Pursuant to Regulation 909 s.76