What the CLHIA’s Withdrawal of Guideline G19 Means for Transparency

The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) recently announced the Four thick binders sitting on a desk.withdrawal of Guideline G19 on advisor compensation for group benefits and group retirement services, effective as of May 31, 2019.

The CLHIA stressed that in spite of these changes, its members remain committed to disclosure. CLHIA president and CEO Stephen Frank stated, “Our industry is still strongly in favour of market transparency and plans to work closely with regulators and other stakeholders on these matters going forward.”

At The Benefits Trust, we have always been committed to openness and transparency. As a result, the withdrawal of Guideline G19 will not change the way that we communicate with our clients and advisor partners—with integrity, trust, and transparency.

On all monthly financial statements, we demonstrate complete transparency of every benefit dollar spent in each category, including administration and commission. Check out the video below to learn more about how to read your financial statement.

We’ve been operating with transparency for the past 25 years, and will continue to do so going forward.

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Robert Crowder, founder and President of The Benefits Trust, has over 22 years of experience serving pension and employee benefits clients. In 1994, he founded The Benefits Trust as a Third Party Administrator serving small and mid-sized business across Canada. Through Rob Crowder's dedication and leadership, The Benefits Trust has grown into the successful benefits provider that it is today.

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