Sandy Jakab

Sandy Jakab is the principal of Jakab Law & Compliance, a boutique law firm serving securities registered firms and individuals, their trade associations, and related parties. 

She has significant experience as a leader and senior manager in securities regulation and in conduct risk management in banking and financial services. Between 2007 and early 2016, Sandy was the Director, Capital Markets Regulation at the BC Securities Commission. 

Later, at HSBC Bank Canada, Sandy held the only role in a Canadian bank directed specifically at managing conduct risk in retail and commercial banking, as well as the bank’s related securities and derivatives businesses. She has lectured and published frequently on securities regulation, and has taught Securities Law as an adjunct professor of law at UBC. Sandy is currently Chair of the Board for the Vancouver International Writers Festival Society and is a published author.