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Marco Wynnyckyj

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MFDA adjourns Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Mervin Visneskie

July 12, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Mervin Evans Visneskie (the “Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated January 18, 2016 (the “Notice of Hearing”).

Following a teleconferenceappearance before the Hearing Panel, the hearing of this matter on its merits, originally scheduled to take place July 17-21, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, has been adjourned to October 30 – November 3, 2017, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern), each day, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be held, in the hearing room at the MFDA offices, located at 121 King Street West, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario. The hearing on the merits will be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters.

A copy of the Notice of Hearing is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca. During the period described in the Notice of Hearing, the Respondent conducted business in the Kinburn, Ontario 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.