Notice to public: Penalty hearing in the matter of Ivan Djordjevic



    TORONTO, Aug. 16 /CNW/ - The Investment Dealers Association of Canada
(IDA) announced today that a date has been set for a penalty hearing in
respect of matters for which Ivan Djordjevic may be disciplined. At all
material times Mr. Djordjevic was a Registered Representative at Desjardins
Securities Inc. in Toronto.
    In the Hearing Panel's decision on the merits dated July 20, 2007, the
Hearing Panel found that
    Mr. Djordjevic forged the signature of client AG on an unlimited
guarantee, for the purpose of guaranteeing the account of another client,
contrary to By law 29.1. Mr. Djordjevic is currently not registered with an
IDA Member firm.
    The penalty hearing will commence at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 10,
2007, at the offices of Legal Transcript Services, 111 Richmond Street West,
Suite 1500, Toronto, Ontario. The hearing is open to the public except as may
be required for the protection of confidential matters. Copies of the decision
of the Hearing Panel will be made available.

    The Investment dealers Association of Canada (IDA) is the national
self-regulatory organization of the securities industry. The IDA's mission is
to protect investors, foster market integrity and enhance the efficiency and
competitiveness of the Canadian capital markets. The IDA enforces rules and
regulations regarding the sales, business and financial practices of its
member firms and their approved persons. Investigating complaints and
disciplining Members and approved persons is part of the IDA's regulatory
role.





For further information:

For further information: Alex Popovic, Vice-President, Enforcement,
(416) 943-6904 or apopovic@ida.ca; Jeff Kehoe, Director, Enforcement
Litigation, (416) 943-6996 or jkehoe@ida.ca

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