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Marco Wynnyckyj
Director, Hearings

New SRO adjourns Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Brent Polischuk

April 19, 2023 The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”), now New Self-Regulatory Organization of Canada (“New SRO”), commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Brent Michael Polischuk (the “Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated April 7, 2022 (“Notice of Hearing”).

An appearance in this proceeding was held on April 6, 2023 by videoconference before a Hearing Panel of the New SRO’s Pacific District Hearing Committee.

Prior to the commencement of the hearing on April 6, 2023, the parties made an adjournment request to the Hearing Panel Following submissions by the parties, the Panel granted the adjournment and directed that the hearing be held electronically by videoconference on May 18, 2023, commencing at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific), or as soon thereafter as the matter can be held. The proceeding will continue to be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters. Members of the public who would like to participate should contact [email protected] to obtain particulars.

A copy of the Notice of Hearing is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca. During the period described in the Notice of Hearing, the Respondent conducted business in the Victoria, British Columbia area.

New Self-Regulatory Organization of Canada is the national self-regulatory organization that oversees all investment dealers, mutual fund dealers and trading activity on Canada’s debt and equity marketplaces. New SRO is carrying on the regulatory functions of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada, and is committed to the protection of investors, providing efficient and consistent regulation, and building Canadians’ trust in financial regulation and the people managing their investments. For more information, visit www.newselfregulatoryorganizationofcanada.ca.

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