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Social media has emerged in recent years as a common and important venue for reporting issuers to connect with potential customers, shareholders and other stakeholders. As social media and the use of the internet have...
As part of its mandate to protect and preserve the best interests of the investing public, the BCSC has released five new videos to educate investors about the changes required by CRM2, specifically with regard...
A new study finds nearly half of all companies listed on the TSX still have zero women on their board of directors. If things don’t change in the next 18 months, governments should consider establishing...
In an August 23 release, the BCSC announced the appointment of Douglas Muir as director of enforcement effective September 7. Muir has long and extensive experience in litigation. His early career includes a stint as...
It’s coming in January – the Great Reveal. “Reveal” is a movie term that documentary filmmaker Nettie Wild once defined for me. It happens when “characters present themselves in one way and then through time...
This week, a British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel permanently banned Tin Chao Alan Lau from B.C.’s capital markets for fraud involving a Richmond-based, non-profit seniors’ centre. In June, the panel found that Lau, a...
Paul Se Hui Oei, a director and president of multiple companies in British Columbia, defrauded investors of millions of dollars and used the money for personal expenses, according to allegations by the British Columbia Securities...
A self-proclaimed immigration consultant accused of defrauding Chinese immigrant investors has donated about $67,000 to the B.C. Liberals. On Monday, the B.C. Securities Commission accused Paul Oei of defrauding Chinese immigrant investors of $6.9 million....
The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) says that the Canadian Securities Administrators’ (CSA) proposals for a best interest standard do not offer investors any more protection, and would end up creating confusion. PMAC represents...
A judge who sentenced a former British Columbia notary to six years in prison says she abused her position of trust by luring people into a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of millions of dollars...