TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued its Reasons for Decision in connection with a disciplinary hearing held in Toronto, Ontario on September 29, 2015 in the matter of Satya Prakash Agarwal (the "Respondent"). In its Reasons for Decision dated November 24, 2015, the Hearing Panel confirmed the sanctions imposed on the Respondent:
- a prohibition from conducting securities related business while in the employ of, or associated with, any MFDA Member for a period of five (5) years;
- a fine in the amount of $35,000; and
- costs in the amount of $5,000.
A copy of the Reasons for Decision is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca. During the period described in the Reasons for Decision, the Respondent carried on business in Mississauga, Ontario.
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
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