WHEREAS on August 24, 2017, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to sections 20 and 24 of By-law No. 1 in respect of a disciplinary proceeding commenced against Rhys William Douglas Martell (“Respondent”);
AND WHEREAS the Notice of Hearing was served on the Respondent by registered mail on September 19, 2017;
AND WHEREAS the first appearance in this proceeding took place by teleconference before the Chair of a hearing panel of the Pacific Regional Council of the MFDA (“Hearing Panel”) on October 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific) in accordance with s. 19.13(b) of MFDA By-law No. 1;
AND WHEREAS counsel for Staff of the MFDA (“Staff”) and the Respondent agreed on a schedule and made submissions to the Chair of the Hearing Panel at the first appearance with respect to scheduling and other procedural matters;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
- Subject to any further order of the Hearing Panel, the hearing of this matter on its merits shall take place before the Hearing Panel in Vancouver, British Columbia, at a venue to be determined, on March 13, 2018 at 10:00 am (Pacific), or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard.
Joseph A. BernardoJoseph A. BernardoChair