Industry Affiliate status is offered to firms which provide products and services to the life and health insurance industry.
- brand visibility with CLHIA's membership through participation at member rates at the Compliance, Consumer Complaints, Tax, Legal and Wealth & Retirement Section annual conferences;
- a link to the Affiliate's website from CLHIA's website;
- a subscription to CLHIA's monthly industry update, In The Loop; and more.
CLHIA welcomes the following companies as Industry Affiliates.
|ADP Canada Co.
ADP Canada Co. is a leading provider of human resources, payroll and benefits solutions that power organizations to drive business success. ADP’s insightful solutions provide superior value to 45,000 clients of all types and sizes allowing them to increase productivity, improve employee retention, control costs and maintain regulatory compliance. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, call us at 1 866-228-9675 or visit us at adp.ca
|Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
For more than 150 years, Blakes has proudly served many of Canada’s and the world’s leading businesses and organizations. The Firm has built a reputation during that time as both a leader in the business community and in the legal profession – leadership that continues to be recognized to this day. We have more than 550 lawyers in offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, Chicago, London, Bahrain and Beijing, and associated offices in Al-Khobar and Shanghai. Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated office network provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law.
We have more than 550 lawyers in offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, Chicago, London, Beijing and an office in Shanghai through our China Alliance. Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated office network provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law.
|Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP offers financial services clients the services of over 60 specialized lawyers working within a fully integrated national network of over 780 professionals. BLG's Investment Management and Financial Services lawyers have an unparalleled reputation in the Canadian financial services industry and provide a full-range of legal services to clients, which include managers, insurance companies and other financial institutions, service providers and distributors, both domestic and foreign.
|Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Cassels Brock is a leading provider of legal services to Canadian and international clients. With a complement of more than 200 lawyers, the firm offers a full range of sophisticated business transaction and advisory services. Our firm’s nimble platform allows us to work effectively with organizations of all sizes and types and to handle domestic and international engagements of every nature and complexity. Our lawyers make it a point to understand their clients’ business objectives, listen to their needs and stay up-to-date on the issues that affect their industries and markets. Through creative strategies and proactive advice, we help to seize opportunities and overcome challenges.
|Davies Howe Partners LLP
Advocacy - the best word to describe our focus. Davies Howe Partners delivers the highest quality of advocacy with the energy and entrepreneurial spirit of a young firm. Our team is composed of thirteen lawyers, each of whom is an experienced advocate with exceptional academic and professional qualifications.
|Deloitte & Touche LLP
Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through more than 7,600 people in 56 offices.
|Donati Maisonneuve Lawyers
Donati Maisonneuve is a boutique firm specializing in the fields of civil and commercial litigation, more specifically in insurance and liability law, access to information, construction and disciplinary law.
Donati Maisonneuve provides its clients with a specialized state-of-the art and efficient personalized service reflecting the personalities of the members of its team. The firm offers a more flexible organizational structure, better adapted to its clients, which are comprised of insurers, brokers, financial institutions, companies of all sizes, and individuals. This structure allows the firm to offer more personalized legal services at more advantageous costs.
Eckler Ltd. is a progressive Canadian-based firm offering excellence in actuarial and consulting services. While we consider ourselves to be a medium-sized firm, we remain Canada's largest independently owned actuarial consultancy, with offices across Canada and throughout the Caribbean.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Our 167,000 people are united by our shared values, which inspire our people worldwide and guide them to do the right thing, and our commitment to quality, which is embedded in who we are and everything we do.
|Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Fasken Martineau is a leading national business and litigation law firm in Canada. With over 650 lawyers in offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, New York, London and Johannesburg, we provide services to our clients in virtually all areas of the law, on a national and international basis.
FundSERV Inc. is a leading provider of electronic business services to the Canadian investment fund industry. Established in 1993, FundSERV is a private company that operates on a cost-recovery basis.
The knowledge-based service and insight of Investor Economics offers industry professionals a marketplace panorama—acutely interpreted ideas and projections on today’s wide window of financial services topics.
|I.G. Insurance Services Inc.
Investors Group Inc. is a Canadian leader in providing personal financial planning services, and is dedicated to building lasting client relationships. Our primary objective is to help Canadians plan for financial security by providing quality financial planning advice and products through a network of more than 4000 Consultants. Today, Investors Group serves over one million clients through our dedicated Consultant Network and staff team, working out of hundreds of Financial Planning Centres across Canada. Investors Group offers financial planning, a unique family of mutual funds and a comprehensive range of other investment products and financial services. Through I.G.Insurance Services Inc., our consultants offer a full range of Life , living benefit and group insurance from Canada's leading insurance companies. Investors Group Inc. is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. group of companies.
Audit, Tax and Advisory professionals dedicated to the Insurance Sector
KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International providing audit, tax, and advisory services, with focus on industry. With nearly 94,000 people worldwide, member firms provide audit, tax, and advisory services from 717 cities in 148 countries. Our insurance professionals help clients address issues, including the increasing pressure for regulatory compliance, enhancing the quality of risk and capital management, and improving the efficiency of financial reporting. Our professionals work together to provide clients access to global support, industry insights, and a multidisciplinary range of services.
For more information, visit www.kpmg.ca
Our team practising in the distribution of financial products and services can advise you on planning and implementing any type of corporate transaction, including mergers, acquisitions, demutualizations, arrangements, funding transactions governed by regulation, etc. We also advise our clients on entering into relationships with other stakeholders in the financial sector, whether to form a strategic alliance, for the distribution of a product, reinsurance, outsourcing or otherwise. Our areas of specialization are financial regulation and disciplinary law. As such, we represent our clients before the regulatory and reviewing authorities and also regularly plead cases involving such matters before the courts and administrative tribunals. Many of these cases are in response to enforcement measures initiated by the authorities, such as investigations, search and seizures, complaints and the related litigation. Finally, we assist our clients in responding to public consultations on regulatory policies or draft regulations and in planning the requisite follow-up. We can therefore help you in any matter you are faced with to find the solution that best suits your needs and goals.
|McCarthy Tétrault LLP
With offices in every major Canadian financial and business centre, McCarthy Tétrault is Canada's premier law firm. Our lawyers are based in Vancouver, Calgary, London, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and Québec. We also have an international presence with offices in New York City and London, England. With close to 800 highly skilled lawyers, McCarthy Tétrault has earned its reputation as one of Canada's most prestigious law firms.
McInnes Cooper is one of the 20 largest law firms in Canada, with 200 lawyers, seven offices, industry-leading clients in every sector and experience in all jurisdictions.
Our clients across North America provide consistent, positive feedback on our ability to deliver quality, service, experience and results – with depth and range of legal specialties.
Our clients appreciate our commitment to providing top-notch legal service in a timely, responsive and cost-efficient manner – fully tailored to their needs and budget. By providing junior and senior-level support, along with an ideal mix of service specialties, our clients receive exactly what they need, exactly when they need it.
We take it a step further by offering several flexible pricing options, including project-based fee caps, flat or fixed fees, blended rates, volume discounts and annual rebates. Our clients have helped us create these alternatives, and our clients truly benefit.
McMillan lawyers are recognized as leaders in Canadian and international professional directories including Lexpert, Martindale-Hubbell, Chambers Global Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Global Counsel 3000, International Financial Law Review 1000, Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, Global Competition Review and Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Top 500 Lawyers in Canada. Our industry-focused teams follow industry developments and participate in industry associations and events, enabling us to deliver sound practical legal advice informed by knowledge of our clients and their industries. By way of example, we have teams concentrating on the energy, oil and gas, mining, media and entertainment, automotive, health care and transportation sectors.
|Mercer (Canada) Limited
Mercer is a leading global provider of consulting, outsourcing and investment services. Mercer works with clients to solve their most complex benefit and human capital issues, designing and helping manage health, retirement and other benefits. It is a leader in benefit outsourcing. Mercer's investment services include investment consulting and multi-manager investment management. Mercer's 18,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries.
|Miller Thomson LLP
Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada’s largest national law firms, with more than 500 professionals working from Toronto, Vancouver, Whitehorse, Calgary, Edmonton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Markham and Montréal. The firm provides a complete range of business law, advocacy and personal legal services to Canadian and international corporations, entrepreneurs, institutions, governments and not-for-profit organizations.
|Norton Rose Fulbright Canada
Norton Rose Fulbright has served the business needs of clients in Canada - domestic and international, established and emerging - for more than 130 years. Our multi-disciplinary Canadian insurance sector team consists of over 50 lawyers from our Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City and Toronto offices. With insurance coverage experts and seasoned defence litigators throughout Canada, we advise clients on coverage and claims issues and defend them and their insured in the context of court proceedings. We also cover the full spectrum of transactional, regulatory and advisory mandates including M&A, governance, compliance, distribution, joint ventures, capital raisings, new authorizations, restructuring and insolvency, reinsurance, contractual and agency advice. Our global network enables us to provide integrated insurance sector advice on both domestic and cross-border mandates throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
|Parlee McLaws LLP
Founded over a century ago, with offices in Edmonton and Calgary, Parlee McLaws LLP offers comprehensive legal advice and counsel to clients whose interests span a wide range of businesses, industries and jurisdictions. The firm is one of the largest regional law firms in Alberta, with over 100 lawyers who operate as an integrated unit in both major cities in the Province.
PPI Advisory is the leading national distributor of life insurance and investment products focused on the high net-worth market. We are the market leader in the high net-worth sector. We offer proprietary, leading edge financial solutions through one of the most successful and committed financial networks in Canada. Independent agents who become PPI Associates are experienced industry professionals committed to providing their clients with customized solutions to meet their unique circumstances. Over the years they have proven themselves to be consultative advisors who have built client relationships based on trust and respect. In PPI Advisory, our Associates find an organization as committed to being their value-added service provider as it is to building enduring relationships. Our focus is on their success.
PwC's Insurance Industry Services practice is a leading provider of professional services to life and property and casualty insurers, reinsurers, and insurance brokers.
We serve as auditors and business advisors to the majority of insurance companies in Canada. We create value for our clients by providing them with actuarial, audit, advisory and tax services, as well as regulatory and risk assessment and IT systems analysis.
Whether you are a life or property and casualty insurer, our professionals can offer you sound business and financial services. We are ready to help you tackle some of the most challenging insurance industry issues.
Stewart McKelvey proudly celebrates over twenty years of innovative leadership as Atlantic Canada's first and largest regional law firm. With a distinguished heritage reaching back to Canada's confederation, our law firm has established an international reputation for generating results. More than 220 lawyers and 350 staff in our six locations have a single objective: the best results for our clients.
|Stikeman Elliott LLP
A national firm of more than 460 lawyers, Stikeman Elliott is recognized for the sophistication of its business law practice. The firm was awarded National Law Firm of the Year (Canada) in 2007 by the International Financial Law Review and in 2006 by Chambers Global. Stikeman Elliott is recognized as a leader in Canadian capital markets and in domestic and international M&A by industry league tables, and is ranked among Canada’s top three business litigation practices by Canadian publisher, Lexpert. The firm also offers in-depth expertise in many industry sectors, including insurance, energy, mining, technology and outsourcing.
Torys LLP is an international business law firm with more than 330 New York and Toronto lawyers. Our strength lies in working with clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and major litigation matters. In addition, the firm’s expertise in a wide range of other practice areas enables us to focus on the needs of our business clients. Our New York and Toronto lawyers work together to offer a unique wealth of talent, experience and seamless cross-border service to clients on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border and around the world.
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.
|Walker Sorensen LLP
Walker Sorensen LLP is a boutique business law firm, located in Toronto, Ontario. Our practice focuses primarily on insurance regulatory and advisory services, including establishing new insurers and branches of foreign insurers in Canada, provincial licensing of insurers and agents and brokers, corporate governance and regulatory compliance, insurance and reinsurance contract drafting, insurance and reinsurance coverage opinions and insurance product development and distribution agreements.
Our clients include corporations, insurers and reinsurers headquartered in Canada and abroad, insurance pools and insurance distributors, including agents, brokers, retailers and professional organizations.
Our partners have many years of experience, and were formerly partners with a large national law firm. Today we continue to offer the same quality of legal services to our clients, on a more cost-effective basis.