WHEREAS on December 18, 2018, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (the “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 Stuart Michael Gibson (the “Respondent”);
AND WHEREAS on March 12, 2019, the first appearance in this proceeding was held by teleconference before one public representative of a Regional Council acting on behalf of a hearing panel of the Central Regional Council of the MFDA (the “Hearing Panel”), pursuant to section 19.13(b) of MFDA By-law No. 1;
AND WHEREAS the Respondent and counsel for Staff of the MFDA attended the first appearance by teleconference and made submissions to the Hearing Panel with respect to scheduling and other procedural matters;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT the hearing of this matter on its merits shall take place before the Hearing Panel in the hearing room at the offices of the MFDA, 121 King Street West, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario on August 13 and 14, 2019, commencing daily at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern).
Martin L. FriedlandMartin L. FriedlandChair