Enforcement Notice - IN THE MATTER OF Paul Christopher Darrigo - Review Decision

TORONTO, July 6, 2016 /CNW/ - The decision on the merits of a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) dated October 16, 2014 and the decision on sanctions of the Hearing Panel dated January 19, 2015 in the matter of Paul Christopher Darrigo were reviewed by the Ontario Securities Commission on May 11, 2016.

The Ontario Securities Commission released its decision on June 9, 2016 dismissing Mr. Darrigo's application for hearing and review.

The Ontario Securities Commission decision is available at: http://www.osc.gov.on.ca/en/Proceedingsr_rad_20160609_darrigop.htm

The decision of the IIROC Hearing Panel dated October 16, 2014 is available at: http://www.iiroc.ca/Documents/2014/83d470ff-8c4b-40ab-a5e3-cb3ac853b230_en.pdf

The decision of the IIROC Hearing Panel dated January 19, 2015 is available at: http://www.iiroc.ca/Documents/2015/ede994fa-d159-4e5f-9215-043d5b8bf61d_en.pdf

Further information about the review can be found at: http://www.osc.gov.on.ca/en/search.htm?gquery=Darrigo.

Documents related to ongoing IIROC enforcement proceedings – including Reasons and Decisions of Hearing Panels – are posted on the IIROC website as they become available. Click here to search and access all IIROC enforcement documents.

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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 supporting healthy Canadian 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.

SOURCE Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) - General News

For further information: Enforcement Contact: Elsa Renzella, Vice-President, Enforcement, 416 943-5877, erenzella@iiroc.ca; Media Contact: Karen Archer, Manager, Media Relations, 416 865-3046, karcher@iiroc.ca


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