Media Invited: Experts in Vancouver to discuss credit market crisis and its
fallout

VANCOUVER, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, the British Columbia Securities Commission's annual Capital Ideas conference will bring together a panel of experts to discuss how regulators should respond to the international credit market crisis and its fallout on the broader capital markets.

    
    BCSC Chair, Brenda Leong, will act as host. Panel members include:

    -   Douglas M. Hyndman, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian
        Securities Transition Office

    -   Dr. Malcolm Knight, Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank Group and Visiting
        Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics

    -   Greg Tanzer, Secretary General of the International Organization of
        Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

    -   Dr. Patricia Walters, Clinical Associate Professor of Accounting at
        Fordham University and President, Disclosure Analytics, Inc.

    Who:      International and Canadian experts in securities regulation
    What:     BCSC Capital Ideas 2009
    When:     Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Where:    Four Seasons Hotel, 791 W. Georgia Street
    

The BCSC's Capital Ideas 2009 conference brings together business leaders and securities industry professionals. For those wishing to attend, information on fees is available online at www.bcsc.bc.ca or by calling 604-899-6677. Members of the media may attend the conference by contacting BCSC media relations staff in advance.

The B.C. Securities Commission is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating trading in securities within the province. If you have questions, contact Ken Gracey, media relations, 604-899-6577.

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

SOURCE British Columbia Securities Commission

For further information: For further information: Ken Gracey, (604) 899-6577 or (Canada) 1-800-373-6393


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