Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED

- AND -

IN THE MATTER OF WELCOME PLACE INC., DANIEL MAXSOOD also known as
MUHAMMAD M. KHAN, TAO ZHANG, and TALAT ASHRAF

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Commission issued an Order in the above named matter which provides that, pursuant to subsections 127(7) and 127(8) of the Act, the Temporary Order is extended until the final disposition of the proceeding resulting from Staff's investigation in this matter, including, if appropriate, any final determination with respect to sanctions and costs, or further Order of the Commission, and specifically:

  1. that all trading in any securities by Welcome Place, Maxsood, Zhang, and Ashraf shall cease;
  2. that the exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to any of Welcome Place, Maxsood, Zhang, and Ashraf; and
  3. that this Order shall not affect the right of any Respondent to apply to the Commission to clarify, amend, or revoke this Order upon seven days written notice to Staff of the Commission.

A copy of the Order dated January 27, 2014 is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
JOSÉE TURCOTTE
ACTING SECRETARY

SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission

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