IN THE MATTER OF Dustin Rene Lamontagne - Discipline



    CALGARY, Oct. 16 /CNW/ - Notice is hereby given that a hearing will be
held before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada
(IDA) on Thursday and Friday, December 11 and 12, 2008, at 120 - 9 Avenue SE
Calgary, the TELUS Convention Center, in Calgary Alberta at 10:00 am or as
soon thereafter as possible, to hear evidence and submissions in the matter of
Dustin Rene Lamontagne (the Respondent).
    The hearing concerns matters for which the Respondent may be disciplined
as a Registrant of the IDA, pursuant to IDA By-law 20.

    
    The hearing concerns allegations that:

    (1) The Respondent engaged in the conduct of forgery of thirteen (13)
        client signatures to the Respondent's client account documentation,
        which conduct is unbecoming a registrant and detrimental to the
        public interest, contrary to Association By-law 29.1.

    (2) The Respondent misled CIBC by providing false information to CIBC in
        respect of client signature irregularities, all involving the
        Respondent's client account documentation, which conduct is
        unbecoming a registrant and detrimental to the public interest,
        contrary to Association By-law 29.1.
    

    The IDA formally initiated the investigation into the Respondent's
conduct on June 4, 2008. The violations occurred when the Respondent was a
Registered Representative with the Edmonton Branch of CIBC Investor Services
Inc. The Respondent is no longer a Registrant with Investment Industry
Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).
    The hearing is open to the public, unless the Hearing Panel orders
otherwise. The Hearing Panel's decision and reasons will be made available to
the public.

    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.





For further information:

For further information: Warren Funt, Vice President, Western Canada,
(604) 331-4750 or wfunt@iiroc.ca; Jeff Kehoe, Director, Enforcement, (416)
943-6996 or jkehoe@iiroc.ca


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