For immediate release
For further information, please contact:
Hugh Corbett Managing Director, Enforcement
Jeff Mount Vice-President, Pacific Region
MFDA Hearing Panel makes findings against Robert Rush and announces date for penalty submissions
November 12, 2013 (Toronto, Ontario) – A disciplinary hearing in the matter of Robert Bruce Rush concluded today in Vancouver, British Columbia before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Pacific Regional Council.
Following submissions from MFDA counsel, the Hearing Panel found that the misconduct described in the Notice of Hearing dated November 21, 2012 had been established. The Panel directed that penalty submissions will take place on November 13, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific), in the hearing room located at Charest Reporting Inc., 885 West Georgia Street, Suite 1650, Vancouver, British Columbia. The hearing will continue to 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 114 Members and their approximately 80,000 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.
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