Implementing BC's New Securities Legislation

September 15, 2004
Brenda Leong
BCSC Capital Ideas Conference

Speech Summary:

This is the fourth Capital Ideas conference put on by the BC Securities Commission. Our goal is to provide a forum for discussion with market participants, businesses, and their advisers and to provide a way for you to hear first hand about important regulatory initiatives that will affect your business, and your regulatory obligations. We also hope we can answer questions that you may have about the new securities legislation generally.

This year’s conference is particularly significant because we are in the home stretch of developing a new Securities Act for British Columbia. Our focus then is the Commission’s new approach to regulation, what it means to your business, how we intend to continue our long-standing work within CSA, and how we believe we can provide better protection for investors and market integrity while reducing the burden on market participants...

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