TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - A hearing has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in the matter of Dominic Tersigni.
The hearing concerns allegations that Mr. Tersigni effected unauthorized trades in the accounts of two clients.
The hearing is open to the public, unless the Panel orders otherwise. The decision of the Hearing Panel will be made available at www.iiroc.ca.
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Wednesday April 6, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
IIROC Office, 121 King St. W., Suite 2000, Toronto, Ontario
Specifically, the allegation is that:
Between February 2009 and May 2014, Dominic Tersigni effected unauthorized trades in the accounts of two clients, contrary to IIROC Dealer Member Rule 29.1.
IIROC formally initiated the investigation into Mr. Tersigni's conduct in June 2014. The alleged violation occurred while he was a Registered Representative with the St. Catharines branch of CIBC World Markets Inc., an IIROC-regulated firm. Mr. Tersigni is no longer a registrant with an IIROC-regulated firm.
The Notice of Hearing which sets out the allegations is available at:
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IIROC is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all investment dealers and their trading activity in Canada's debt and equity markets. IIROC sets high quality regulatory and investment industry standards, protects investors and strengthens market integrity while maintaining efficient and competitive capital markets. IIROC carries out its regulatory responsibilities through setting and enforcing rules regarding the proficiency, business and financial conduct of dealer firms and their registered employees and through setting and enforcing market integrity rules regarding trading activity on Canadian equity marketplaces.
IIROC investigates possible misconduct by its member firms and/or individual registrants. It can bring disciplinary proceedings which may result in penalties including fines, suspensions, permanent bars, expulsion from membership, or termination of rights and privileges for individuals and firms.
All information about disciplinary proceedings relating to current and former member firms is available in the Enforcement section of the IIROC website. Background information regarding the qualifications and disciplinary history, if any, of advisors currently employed by IIROC-regulated firms is available free of charge through the IIROC AdvisorReport service. Information on how to make investment dealer, advisor or marketplace-related complaints is available by calling 1 877 442-4322.
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