MFDA Hearing Panel issues Reasons for Decision in the matter of Arron Appleton

TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MDFA") has issued its Reasons for Decision in connection with the settlement hearing held in Toronto, Ontario on October 23, 2013 in the matter of Arron John Appleton (the "Respondent").

A copy of the Reasons for Decision is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca. During the period described in the Notice of Settlement Hearing, the Respondent carried on business in Markham, Ontario.

The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its 113 Members and their approximately 80,000 Approved Persons with a mandate to protect investors and the public interest. For more information about the MFDA's complaint and enforcement processes, as well as links to 'Check an Advisor' and other Investor Tools, visit the For Investors page on the MFDA website.

SOURCE Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada

For further information:

Hugh Corbett
Managing Director, Enforcement
416-943-4685
hcorbett@mfda.ca