Enforcement

The mandate of the Enforcement Division is to protect the investing public through the investigation of complaints and the enforcement of the Securities Act.

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In the Enforcement section you can find information about:

  • Hearings: search for hearings that were in progress or began after August 1, 2005
  • Notices of hearing: find notices of hearing as well as notices of dates of hearings, applications, amended notices, and adjournments, from 1998
  • Decisions & Orders: find decisions, settlements, notices, and orders from November 1, 1996, as well as decisions and settlements naming individuals on our Disciplined Persons List from 1987  
  • Cease Trade Orders: find cease trade orders issued against a person or company
  • Disciplined Persons List: find individuals who have been sanctioned in BC and elsewhere in Canada
  • Investment Caution List: find companies that BCSC has placed on this list since 2008

View the Hearings page to search hearing files and for the hearing schedule. For information about hearings:

About the BCSC Enforcement division.

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