MFDA Hearing Panel adjourns Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Blair Addison

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Blair Addison by Notice of Hearing dated August 20, 2013.

The hearing of this matter on its merits, scheduled to take place on January 28, 2014 has been adjourned. An appearance in this proceeding to address procedural and other matters, will take place tomorrow, January 28, 2014, commencing at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern), instead by teleconference. The appearance will be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters.

A copy of the Notice of Hearing is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca.

The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its 112 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: Marco Wynnyckyj, Senior Hearings Coordinator, 416-945-5146, mwynnyckyj@mfda.ca