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New Vice-Chair Appointed to the British Columbia Securities Commission

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/13/14 -- Brenda Leong, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel Cave as a new Vice-Chair for the BCSC.

"I am delighted that Nigel has joined the BCSC as Vice-Chair. He brings a wealth of business, financial and legal experience to the commission that will be invaluable in helping to guide our securities regulatory policy and decisions," said Leong.

Nigel Cave was a former partner of the Vancouver office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, where he was the leader of that office's Capital Markets group and a member of the firm's management committee. He practiced business and securities law across a wide range of industries, with a focus on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and advising capital markets participants, including registrants, stock exchanges and self-regulatory agencies. Mr. Cave received his business and law degrees from the University of British Columbia.

About the British Columbia Securities Commission (www.bcsc.bc.ca)

The British Columbia Securities Commission is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating capital markets in British Columbia through the administration of the Securities Act. Our mission is to protect and promote the public interest by fostering:


--  A securities market that is fair and warrants public confidence
--  A dynamic and competitive securities industry that provides investment
    opportunities and access to capital

Learn how to protect yourself and become a more informed investor at www.investright.org.

Contacts:
British Columbia Securities Commission - Media Contact
Richard Gilhooley
Media Relations
604-899-6713

British Columbia Securities Commission - Public inquiries
604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393 (toll free)
www.bcsc.bc.ca

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