File No. 2016105
Re: Thuy Nhu Nguyen
NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT HEARING
NOTICE is hereby given that a hearing will be held before a hearing panel of the Prairie Regional Council (the “Hearing Panel”) of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (the “MFDA”) in the hearing room at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel, located at 4236 36th Street East, Edmonton, Alberta on February 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (Mountain), or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, to consider whether, pursuant to section 24.4 of By-law No. 1 of the MFDA, the Hearing Panel should accept the settlement agreement (the “Settlement Agreement”) entered into between Staff of the MFDA and Thuy Nhu Nguyen (the “Respondent”). The subject matter of the proposed Settlement Agreement concerns matters for which the Respondent may be disciplined as an Approved Person of the MFDA, pursuant to ss. 20 and 24.1.1 of By-law No. 1 of the MFDA.
- The proposed Settlement Agreement concerns allegations that:
- between January 2009 and June 2015, the Respondent obtained, possessed, and in some instances, used to process transactions, 16 pre-signed account forms in respect of 9 clients, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1; and
- in April 2015, the Respondent falsified one (1) account form in respect of two (2) clients by altering information on the account form without having the clients initial the alterations, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1.
- The hearing is open to the public, unless and to the extent that the Hearing Panel determines that all or part of the hearing should proceed in the absence of the public. If the Hearing Panel accepts the Settlement Agreement, then copies of the decision of the Hearing Panel and the Settlement Agreement will be made available to the public.
DATED: Jan 9, 2017
Director of Regional Councils
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
121 King St. West, Suite 1000
Toronto, ON M5H 3T9