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January 18, 2013

OSC Announces Members of Securities Proceedings Advisory Committee

TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today announced the members of its Securities Proceedings Advisory Committee (SPAC), a new advisory committee to the Office of the Secretary to the Commission. The mandate of the SPAC is to provide comments and advice on policy and procedural initiatives relating to the Commission’s administrative tribunal proceedings.

The SPAC is composed of members representing securities litigation counsel, staff of the Commission’s Enforcement Branch, the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary. The committee will meet at least quarterly with members serving two-year terms. The committee members are:


John Stevenson, Chair Secretary to the Commission
Wendy Berman Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Nigel Campbell Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
Alexander Cobb Osler Hoskin &Harcourt LLP
Emily Cole Miller Thomson LLP
James Doris Davies Ward Phillips & Vineburg LLP
James D. G. Douglas Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Linda Fuerst Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
James H. Grout Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP
Paul LeVay Stockwoods LLP
Tom Atkinson Ontario Securities Commission
Karen Manarin Ontario Securities Commission
Josée Turcotte Ontario Securities Commission

The OSC is the regulatory body responsible for overseeing Ontario’s capital markets. Its mandate is to provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices and to foster fair and efficient capital markets and confidence in capital markets.



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