Notice from the Office of the Secretary - IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED - and - IN THE MATTER OF SINO-FOREST CORPORATION, ALLEN CHAN, ALBERT IP, ALFRED C.T. HUNG, GEORGE HO, SIMON YEUNG and DAVID HORSLEY

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The Commission issued an Order in the above named matter which provides:

1. the hearing dates scheduled for June 2, 2014; June 4 to June 6, 2014; June 10 to June 13, 2014; June 16, 2014; June 18 to June 20, 2014; June 24 to June 27, 2014; June 30, 2014; July 3 to 4, 2014; July 8 to 11, 2014; July 14, 2014; July 16 to 18, 2014; July 22 to 25, 2014; August 11, 2014; August 13 to 15, 2014; August 19 to 22, 2014; August 25, 2014; August 27 to 29, 2014 are vacated;

2. the Merits Hearing shall commence on  September 2, 2014 and continue on the dates previously agreed to by the parties and ordered by the Commission;

3. the parties shall discuss their availability for further hearing dates in advance of the next pre-hearing conference and further dates for the Merits Hearing shall be set at the next pre-hearing conference;

4. the September 10 Order is varied such that Staff shall serve its hearing briefs in connection with the Merits Hearing on the Respondents on or before April 1, 2014;

5. the Translation Motion shall be held on January 31, 2014 commencing at 10:00 a.m., or such other date and time as ordered by the Commission; and

6. the pre-hearing conference in this matter shall be continued on January 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. or such other date and time as agreed to by the parties and set by the Office of the Secretary.

A copy of the Order dated December 2, 2013 is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
JOHN P. STEVENSON
SECRETARY

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