TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The MFDA today announced that it has issued a Notice of Settlement
Hearing regarding the presentation, review and consideration of a
proposed settlement agreement by a Hearing Panel of the MFDA's Central
The settlement agreement will be between Staff of the MFDA and Kelvin
Donald Byce (the "Respondent") and involves matters for which the
Respondent may be disciplined by a Hearing Panel pursuant to MFDA
The proposed settlement agreement concerns allegations that (a) in March
2012, the Respondent falsified one client's signature on one KYC form,
contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1; and (b) from at least October 9, 2008 to
May 8, 2012, the Respondent obtained and maintained 23 blank pre-signed
forms for 17 clients, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1.
The Settlement Hearing is scheduled to take place on August 19, 2013 at
11:00 a.m. (Eastern), or as soon thereafter as the hearing can held, in
the MFDA hearing room located at 121 King Street West, Suite 1000,
Toronto, Ontario. 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 Settlement 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 116 Members and their approximately 80,000 Approved
Persons with a mandate to protect investors and the public interest.
SOURCE: Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
For further information:
Director of Litigation