NEX Symbol: COF.H
TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Coventree Inc. (NEX: COF.H) ("Coventree"
or the "Company") announced today that it will not appeal the recent
decision of the Ontario Securities Commission. The OSC decision was
issued on September 28, 2011, and its order regarding sanctions was
issued on November 9, 2011 with the reasons for that order issued on
December 23, 2011. The decision not to appeal was made by Coventree's
Special Committee. The Special Committee decided that, in light of
Coventree's impending winding up and the amount of the monetary
sanctions, it would not be in Coventree's best interest to appeal.
Geoffrey Cornish and Dean Tai, who were also parties to the OSC
proceeding, have until January 23, 2012 to decide whether they
personally intend to appeal the OSC's ruling.
Mr. Wes Voorheis, a member of Coventree's Special Committee, said "Both
Peter Dey and I believe it is time for Coventree to move on. The
decision to not appeal also allows Coventree to get on with its
liquidation and avoid the complexity and inevitable delays that would
have resulted from going forward with an appeal in the context of the
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SOURCE Coventree Inc.
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