September 02, 2008
Torys is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Balfour to the legal advisory committee for the Expert Panel on Securities Regulation in Canada. Richard is one of six members drawn from across the country, all with specific areas of legal expertise.
The Panel, based in Ottawa and chaired by The Honourable Thomas Hockin, was established in February 2008 by the federal Minister of Finance to provide recommendations on improvements to securities regulation in Canada to the federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for such regulation. The legal advisory committee will advise on the model new common securities act that is being developed by the Panel, whose mandate is to provide a final report by the end of 2008.