TORONTO, Jan. 12 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") commenced a disciplinary proceeding against Kent Owen Westgard by Notice of Hearing dated December 21, 2009.
As specified in the Notice of Hearing, the first appearance in this matter took place today before a three-member Hearing Panel of the MFDA's Prairie Regional Council.
The hearing of this matter on its merits has been scheduled to take place on April 29-30, 2010 commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Mountain), or as soon thereafter as the hearing can be held, at a location to be announced in Calgary, Alberta. The hearing 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 www.mfda.ca.
The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its 141 Members and their approximately 75,000 Approved Persons with a mandate to protect investors and the public interest.
SOURCE Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
For further information: For further information: Marco Wynnyckyj, Hearing Coordinator, (416) 945-5146 or firstname.lastname@example.org