Enforcement Notice - IN THE MATTER OF Paul David Azeff and Korin David Bobrow - Expedited Hearing

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Following the filing of an application for disclosure of additional information and adjournment, on December 3, 2015, the Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) agreed to adjourn the expedited hearing until January 28, 2016.

In consideration of this adjournment, the Hearing Panel of IIROC ordered that the strict supervision reports to which Mr. Azeff and Mr. Bobrow have been subject since May 31, 2011 be henceforth transmitted to IIROC staff on a weekly basis, rather than monthly.

At the hearing on January 28, 2016, IIROC staff will request orders by virtue of IIROC Dealer Member Rule 20.43 and 20.45. Specifically, IROC staff will apply for immediate suspension of registration for Mr. Azeff and Mr. Bobrow.

The Notice of Application filed by Staff of IIROC is available at:

The hearing is open to the public, unless the Hearing Panel orders otherwise. The decision of the Hearing Panel will be made available at www.iiroc.ca.

Hearing Date:    

January 28, 2016, at 9:30 a.m.


Centre Mont-Royal

2200 Mansfield Street

Montréal (Québec)

Documents related to ongoing IIROC enforcement proceedings – including Reasons and Decisions of Hearing Panels – are posted on the IIROC website as they become available. Click here to search and access all IIROC enforcement documents.

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IIROC is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all investment dealers and their trading activity in Canada's debt and equity markets.  IIROC sets high quality regulatory and investment industry standards, protects investors and strengthens market integrity while maintaining efficient and competitive capital markets.  IIROC carries out its regulatory responsibilities through setting and enforcing rules regarding the proficiency, business and financial conduct of dealer firms and their registered employees and through setting and enforcing market integrity rules regarding trading activity on Canadian equity marketplaces.

IIROC investigates possible misconduct by its member firms and/or individual registrants. It can bring disciplinary proceedings which may result in penalties including fines, suspensions, permanent bars, expulsion from membership, or termination of rights and privileges for individuals and firms.

All information about disciplinary proceedings relating to current and former member firms is available in the Enforcement section of the IIROC website. Background information regarding the qualifications and disciplinary history, if any, of advisors currently employed by IIROC-regulated firms is available free of charge through the IIROC AdvisorReport service. Information on how to make investment dealer, advisor or marketplace-related complaints is available by calling 1 877 442-4322.

SOURCE Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) - General News

For further information: Enforcement Contact: Claudyne Bienvenu, Vice-President, Québec, 514 878-2854, cbienvenu@iiroc.ca; Media Contact: Karen Archer, Manager, Media Relations, 416 865-3046, karcher@iiroc.ca


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