TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
("MFDA") commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of ASL Direct Inc. and
Adrian Samuel Leemhuis by Notice of Hearing dated October 17, 2008.
A first appearance in this proceeding took place on December 4, 2008
before a three-member Hearing Panel of the MFDA Central Regional Council. The
next appearance in this proceeding, originally scheduled to take place on
March 3, 2009, has been rescheduled to April 7, 2009. The purpose of this
appearance will be to consider a pre-hearing motion to be brought by the
Respondent, Adrian Leemhuis.
The April 7, 2009 appearance will be open to the public, except as may be
required for the protection of confidential matters, and will take place in
the Hearing Room located at the offices of the MFDA at 121 King Street West,
Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern) or as soon
thereafter as the appearance can be held.
A copy of the Hearing Panel's Order dated January 14, 2009 is available
on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca.
The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund
dealers. The MFDA regulates the operations, standards of practice and business
conduct of its 153 Members and their approximately 75,000 Approved Persons
with a mandate to protect investors and the public interest.
For further information:
For further information: Yvette MacDougall, Hearings Coordinator, (416)
943-4606 or firstname.lastname@example.org