VANCOUVER, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - A penalty hearing has been scheduled
before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory
Organization of Canada (IIROC) in the matter of David Hoang.
The panel will consider the penalty to be imposed as a result of their
decision dated November 1, 2012 which found that Mr. Hoang failed to
attend a second interview and give additional information in respect of
an investigation being conducted by IIROC, contrary to Dealer Member
Rule 19.5. The Hearing Panel's liability decision is available at
The penalty hearing is open to the public, unless the panel orders
otherwise. The panel's decision will be made available at www.iiroc.ca.
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.
December 20, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
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IIROC formally initiated the investigation into Mr. Hoang's conduct in
July 2010. Mr. Hoang is no longer a registrant with an IIROC-regulated
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IIROC is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all
investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity marketplaces
in Canada. Created in 2008 through the consolidation of the Investment
Dealers Association of Canada and Market Regulation Services Inc.,
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 and permanent bans or
terminations 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:
Vice President, Western Canada
Director, Public Affairs