TORONTO, Nov. 28 /CNW/ - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)
announced today the appointment of James Alexander "Sasha" Angus as Special
Advisor to the Chair and Executive Director on enforcement and ethics matters,
effective January 7, 2008.
The new senior advisory position was created to provide independent
advice to the Chair & CEO and the Executive Director & CAO on litigation and
enforcement matters, as well as on ethics issues. The position is responsive
to a number of issues raised and recommendations made by the 2006 Allen
Committee Task Force.
"I am very much looking forward to my new role here at the Commission and
the opportunity to assist the Chair and Executive Director by providing
independent strategic advice on important enforcement and ethical issues,"
said Mr. Angus.
Mr. Angus is an experienced senior litigator with specialized litigation
experience before a variety of forums at the Provincial and Superior Court and
Court of Appeal levels, as well as before the Supreme Court of Canada and
administrative tribunals. He received law degrees from the University of
British Columbia and Oxford University and had 15 years of litigation practice
with Farris & Co. in Vancouver before joining the British Columbia Securities
Commission where he was Director of Enforcement for nine years. Mr. Angus
joined the OSC in 2006 as Special Litigation Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor
to the Enforcement Branch.
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Communications & Public Affairs, (416) 593-8120; Laurie Gillett, Manager,
Public Affairs, (416) 595-8913; Carolyn Shaw-Rimmington, Assistant Manager,
Public Affairs, (416) 593-2361; For Investor Inquiries: OSC Contact Centre,
(416) 593-8314, 1-877-785-1555 (Toll Free)