British Columbia Securities Commission-Media Invited: Experts

British Columbia Securities Commission-Media Invited: Experts in
Vancouver to Discuss Crowdfunding and Best Interest Standard 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/12 -- 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
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 Association

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 604-899-6713. 
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: . 
British Columbia Securities Commission
Richard Gilhooley
604-899-6713 or (Canada) 1-800-373-6393
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