TORONTO, July 18, 2012 /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 Michel Joseph Landry (the "Respondent") and involves matters for which the Respondent may be disciplined by a Hearing Panel pursuant to MFDA By-laws. The proposed agreement concerns allegations that between at least March 1, 2008 and September 30, 2010, the Respondent obtained and maintained pre-signed forms in respect of numerous client accounts and used the forms to process redemptions in the accounts on or about 8 occasions, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1.
The settlement hearing is scheduled to take place on August 22, 2012 commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern) 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 121 Members and their approximately 75,000 Approved Persons with a mandate to protect investors and the public interest.
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