TORONTO, Oct. 15, 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 Regional Council.
The settlement agreement will be between Staff of the MFDA and Domenic Pizzimenti (the "Respondent") and involves matters for which the Respondent may be disciplined by a Hearing Panel pursuant to MFDA By-laws.
The proposed settlement agreement concerns allegations that the Respondent, from June 20, 2009 to May 3, 2010, obtained and used four blank or partially completed pre-signed forms to complete transactions for two clients, all of which was known to and authorized by the clients, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1.
The Settlement Hearing is scheduled to take place on November 20, 2013 at 1:00 p.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.
The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its 115 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:
Managing Director, Enforcement