Media Invited: Experts in Vancouver to discuss crowdfunding and best interest standard

Media Invited: Experts in Vancouver to discuss crowdfunding and best interest 
VANCOUVER, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, the British 
Columbia Securities Commission's annual Capital Ideas conference will bring 
together a panel of experts to discuss innovation in the securities markets. 
The event will be hosted by Brenda Leong, Chair of the BCSC. The BCSC's 
Executive Director, Paul Bourque, will moderate two expert panels: one on the 
impact of a best interest (fiduciary) standard on dealers working with retail 
clients, and the other on financing for small mining and technology companies, 
including the new crowdfunding phenomenon. 
Best interests (fiduciary) panel: 

    --  Susan Eng, Vice-President for Advocacy, CARP
    --  Sharon Morrisroe, Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and
        Corporate Secretary, Raymond James Ltd.
    --  Jeff Scanlon, Legal Counsel, Compliance and Registrant
        Regulation Branch, Ontario Securities Commission

Small business financing / crowdfunding panel:
    --  Catherine McLeod-Seltzer, Chairman, Bear Creek Mining
    --  Dan Miller, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney
    --  Bill Tam, President and CEO, BC Technology Industries

Coffee will be available starting at 8:00 am and the program will start at 
8:45 am. Lunch will be available following the event for you to enjoy on site 
or to take with you.

Who:     American and Canadian experts in securities regulation

What:    BCSC Capital Ideas 2012

When:    Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where:   Four Seasons Hotel, 791 W. Georgia Street

The BCSC's Capital Ideas 2012 conference brings together business leaders and 
securities industry professionals. Members of the media may attend the 
conference free of charge by contacting Richard Gilhooley, media relations, at 

The B.C. Securities Commission is the independent provincial government agency 
responsible for regulating trading in securities within the province.

Learn how to avoid investment fraud at the BCSC's investor education 
website: .

Contact: Richard Gilhooley 604-899-6713 or (Canada) 1-800-373-6393 

SOURCE: British Columbia Securities Commission

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