MFDA Hearing Panel adjourns Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Edward Okopny

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Edward Jonathan Okopny (the "Respondent") by Notice of Hearing (the "Notice of Hearing") dated April 23, 2015.

Prior to the commencement of the Hearing on the Merits in this proceeding, the Respondent made an adjournment request to the Hearing Panel, which was unopposed by Staff of the MFDA. The Hearing Panel granted the adjournment and directed that the next appearance take place by teleconference on November 30, 2015, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern) in order to set a new hearing date. The appearance will be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters.

A copy of the Notice of Hearing is available on the MFDA website at During the period described in the Notice of Hearing, the Respondent conducted business in the Toronto, Ontario area.

The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its 102 Members and their approximately 83,000 Approved Persons with a mandate to protect investors and the public interest. For more information about the MFDA's complaint and enforcement processes, as well as links to 'Check an Advisor' and other Investor Tools, visit the For Investors page on the MFDA website.

SOURCE Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada

For further information: Marco Wynnyckyj, Manager, Hearings, 416-945-5146,


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