VANCOUVER, Sept. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities
Commission announced today, the appointment of Teresa Mitchell-Banks
Q.C. as Director of Enforcement, and Peter Brady as Director of
"I look forward to working with Peter and Teresa as part of the
executive team," said Paul Bourque, Executive Director. "Teresa is an
experienced litigator who has managed teams of lawyers prosecuting
complex, high-profile cases. Peter brings valuable industry experience
gained in the private sector and at the Commission."
Mitchell-Banks comes to the BCSC from the BC Ministry of Justice, where
she was the Deputy Director, Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions.
At the Ministry, she managed a group of lawyers dedicated to special
prosecutions, including commercial crime, serious fraud, and organized
crime. She has also been a senior trial counsel for the Ministry, and a
defence counsel in private practice. Mitchell-Banks holds a law degree
from the University of British Columbia, and a Masters in Criminology
from Simon Fraser University.
Brady joins the BCSC from Qtrade Financial Group, where he was General
Counsel & Corporate Secretary. At QTrade, Brady provided legal advice
to a number of the company's business units. Prior to joining QTrade,
he worked as Senior Enforcement Counsel for the BCSC, and Counsel,
Business and Legal Affairs at Sextant Entertainment Group Inc. Brady
holds a law degree from the University of Victoria, and a B.A.
(Honours) from Queen's University.
The B.C. Securities Commission is the independent provincial agency
responsible for regulating trading in securities within the province.
SOURCE: British Columbia Securities Commission
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