Media Invitation - Fourth Edition of Rendez-vous with the AMF

MONTREAL, Oct. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the fourth edition of Rendez-vous with the AMF.

      DATE:     October 26, 2009

      LOCATION: Palais des congrès de Montréal
                Entrance at 1001, place Jean-Paul Riopelle, 5th Floor

      AGENDA:   9:15 a.m.: Address by Jean St-Gelais, AMF President and CEO
                9:30 a.m.: Address by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of
                10:15 a.m.: Workshops: 1- Climate Change and the Insurance
                                          Paul Kovacs, Property and Casualty
                                          Insurance Compensation Corporation
                                          François Dagneau, Aon Benfield
                                          Alain Bourque, Ouranos
                                          Martin-Éric Tremblay, The
                                          Co-operators Group Limited
                                       2- Issues Impacting Global Financial
                                          Tiff Macklem, Department of Finance
                                          Alain Miquelon, Montréal Exchange,
                                          TMX Group
                                          Louis Morisset, Autorité des
                                          marchés financiers
                12:15 p.m.: Conference lunch with Québec Finance Minister
                            Raymond Bachand
                2:00 p.m.:  Workshops: 3- Tax Havens: Repercussions on
                                          Financial Market Integrity
                                          Mitchell E. Herr, Holland & Knight
                                          Nicolas Boily, Raymond Chabot Grant
                                          Jean-François Fortin, Autorité des
                                          marchés financiers
                                       4- Consumer Assistance: Role and
                                          Responsibilities of Regulators, the
                                          Financial Industry and Consumers
                                          Walter Merricks, UK Financial
                                          Ombudsman Service
                                          Jacques Nantel, HEC Montréal
                                          Jean Bélanger, The Standard Life
                                          Assurance Company of Canada
                3:45 p.m.: AMF Agenda: Discussion with participants
                           concerning upcoming issues facing the AMF and
                           events in the year ahead.
                4:30 p.m.: Cocktails

A press room (room 512D) will be equipped with media facilities. Requests for interviews with AMF officials should be addressed to Sylvain Théberge. Interviews will be held in the press room.

Please notify us if you plan to attend the conference lunch.

To reach Sylvain Théberge, who will be on-site during the event, speak to any AMF staff member with a walkie-talkie.

    Information: Sylvain Théberge


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SOURCE Autorité des marchés financiers

For further information: For further information: Sylvain Théberge, (514) 940-2176;

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