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Investor Alert: BCSC Issues Warning About Vancouver Stock Exchange Corp.

The BC Securities Commission (BCSC) has become aware that a British Columbia (B.C.) company called Vancouver Stock Exchange Corp. (VSEC) appears to have been issuing stock exchange listings to companies in China and B.C. VSEC claims to operate from Kitimat, B.C., with an enquiry centre in Shenzhen, China.

VSEC holds itself out as being the old Vancouver Stock Exchange (VSE).  In fact, the VSE no longer exists, as it merged with another stock exchange in 1999.  VSEC claims that, in June of 2016, the old Vancouver Stock Exchange was reinstated as an independent exchange.

VSEC’s website, located at http://www.vcvse.com, identifies the companies that it purports to have approved for listing and capital raising.

The Securities Act requires that any company that operates as an exchange in B.C. must apply to the BCSC for recognition as an exchange, or be given an exemption from the recognition requirement. VSEC is not authorized to operate as an exchange in B.C.

The BCSC urges anyone with any information about VSEC to contact BCSC Contact Centre by phone at 604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393 (toll free) or by e-mail at [email protected].

温哥华-卑斯证监会注意到一间名为Vancouver Stock Exchange Corp. (简称: VSEC) 的卑诗省注册公司似乎一直为中国和卑斯省注册的公司颁发证券交易所挂牌状。VSEC声称在卑斯省凯迪美特市经营及在中国深圳有一查询中心。

VSEC自认是昔日的温哥华证券交易所。事实上,温哥华证券交易所在1999 年跟另一交易所合拼后已不再存在。VSEC又声称,在2016 年6月,昔日的温哥华券交易所已恢复成为一所重新独立的交易所。



卑斯证监会鼓励任何人士有任何与VSEC有关的信息用电话604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393 (免費),或电邮[email protected]跟卑斯证监会联络。

Report a Concern

If you have any concerns about a person or company offering an investment opportunity, please contact BCSC Contact Centre at 604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393 or through e-mail at [email protected]. You can also file a complaint or submit a tip anonymously using the BCSC’s online complaint form.

InvestRight.org is the BC Securities Commission’s investor education website.

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