File No. 201810
Re: Glen Stuart Kirkwood
NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT HEARING
NOTICE is hereby given that a hearing will be held before a hearing panel of the Prairie Regional Council (“Hearing Panel”) of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) in the hearing room at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel, located at 4236 36th Street East, Edmonton, Alberta on May 15, 2018 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 (“Settlement Agreement”) entered into between Staff of the MFDA and Glen Stuart Kirkwood (“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 the Respondent:
- between October 2010 and December 2015, obtained, possessed, and in some instances, used to process transactions, 15 pre-signed account forms in respect of 11 clients, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1; and
- in April 2013 and in May 2015, falsified two (2) account forms in respect of one (1) client by altering information on the account forms without having the client initial the alterations, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1.
- MFDA settlement hearings are typically held in the absence of the public pursuant to section 20.5 of MFDA By-law No. 1 and Rule 15.2(2) of the MFDA Rules of Procedure.
DATED: Jan 12, 2018
Director of Regional Councils
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
121 King St. West, Suite 1000
Toronto, ON M5H 3T9