British Columbia Securities Commission

British Columbia Securities Commission

October 15, 2009 13:02 ET

British Columbia Securities Commission; Media Invited: Experts in Vancouver to Discuss Credit Market Crisis and Its Fallout

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2009) - On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, the British Columbia Securities Commission's annual Capital Ideas conference will bring together a panel of experts to discuss how regulators should respond to the international credit market crisis and its fallout on the broader capital markets.

BCSC Chair, Brenda Leong, will act as host. Panel members include:

  • Douglas M. Hyndman, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Securities Transition Office
  • Dr. Malcolm Knight, Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank Group and Visiting Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics
  • Greg Tanzer, Secretary General of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
  • Dr. PatriciaWalters, Clinical Associate Professor of Accounting at Fordham University and President, Disclosure Analytics, Inc.
Who:International and Canadian experts in securities regulation
What:BCSC Capital Ideas 2009
When:Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where:Four Seasons Hotel, 791 W. Georgia Street

The BCSC's Capital Ideas 2009 conference brings together business leaders and securities industry professionals. For those wishing to attend, information on fees is available online at or by calling 604-899-6677. Members of the media may attend the conference by contacting BCSC media relations staff in advance.

The B.C. Securities Commission is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating trading in securities within the province. If you have questions, contact Ken Gracey, media relations, 604-899-6577.

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Contact Information

  • British Columbia Securities Commission
    Ken Gracey
    Media Relations
    604-899-6577 or (Canada) 1-800-373-6393