TORONTO, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Amrit Lal Sharma ("Respondent") by Notice of Settlement Hearing dated February 2, 2017 ("Notice of Settlement Hearing").
The settlement hearing in this matter, originally scheduled to take place on April 27, 2017 before a Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the MFDA in Toronto, Ontario, has been adjourned to July 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern), or as soon thereafter as the hearing can be heard.
MFDA settlement hearings are typically held in the absence of the public pursuant to section 20.5 of MFDA By-law No. 1 and Rule 15.2(2) of the MFDA Rules of Procedure. If the Hearing Panel accepts the settlement agreement, then the proceeding will become open to the public and a copy of the decision of the Hearing Panel and the settlement agreement will be made available at www.mfda.ca.
A copy of the Notice of Settlement Hearing is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca. During the period described in the Notice of Settlement Hearing, the Respondent conducted business in the Greater Toronto Area.
The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its 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
For further information: Marco Wynnyckyj, Manager, Hearings, 416-945-5146, [email protected]