Guest Seminar Series: How Judges Cope with Overwhelming Volumes of Evidence
Mar 31, 2014, 10:30am-12pm
The Honourable Howard Wetston is a distinguished lawyer, jurist, regulator and executive. He is one of Canada’s most prominent leaders in administrative law and regulation with deep expertise in securities, energy, competition and other regulated industries.
He has been the chair & CEO of the Ontario Securities Commission since 2010, was the chair & CEO of the Ontario Energy Board from 2003 to 2010, and was a vice-chair of the OSC from 1999 to 2004. The OSC and OEB are two of the largest and most complex industry regulators in Canada.
In addition to his duties as OSC chair, Wetston is a vice chair of the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). IOSCO is the leading international policy forum for securities regulators and is recognized as the global standard setter for securities regulation.
Wetston was granted the title “Honourable” after an exemplary six years as a trial judge at the Federal Court of Canada and ex-officio judge of its Appeal Division. He was appointed Q.C. during his seven years as a prominent regulator working up to the level of director of investigations & research (now commissioner of competition) at the federal government’s Bureau of Competition Policy.
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