BCSC announces new Enforcement and Capital Markets Regulation directors

VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today announced the appointments of Peter Brady as Director of Enforcement, and Mark Wang as Director of Capital Markets Regulation. 

"I look forward to continuing to work with Peter and welcome Mark as part of the executive team at the BCSC," said Paul Bourque, Executive Director of the BCSC. "Peter brings valuable industry experience gained in the private sector and at the Commission, and Mark possesses a wealth of knowledge in all areas of capital markets regulation."

Brady was most recently the Director of Corporate Finance for the BCSC. Previously, he was General Counsel & Corporate Secretary for Qtrade Financial Group, where he provided legal advice to the company's investment dealer and mutual fund businesses. Prior to joining Qtrade, he worked as Senior Enforcement Counsel for the BCSC and practiced securities law at a public company and in private practice. Brady holds a law degree from the University of Victoria, and a B.A. (Honours) from Queen's University.

Wang joined the BCSC in 2001 as a Compliance Officer, becoming Manager of Self- Regulatory Organization Oversight in 2005 before transferring to the position of Manager, Legal Services in 2007. Prior to his time at the BCSC, Wang worked as an associate at the firm of Borden Ladner Gervais. He holds a law degree from the University of Toronto, and a B.A. from the University of Victoria.

About the British Columbia Securities Commission (www.bcsc.bc.ca)

The British Columbia Securities Commission is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating capital markets in British Columbia through the administration of the Securities Act. Our mission is to protect and promote the public interest by fostering:

  • A securities market that is fair and warrants public confidence
  • A dynamic and competitive securities industry that provides investment opportunities and access to capital

Learn how to protect yourself and become a more informed investor at www.investright.org

SOURCE British Columbia Securities Commission

For further information: Media Contact: Richard Gilhooley, Media Relations, 604-899-6713, mediarelations@bcsc.bc.ca; Public inquiries: 604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393 (toll free), inquiries@bcsc.bc.ca

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