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CIRO converts hearing date to an interim appearance in the matter of Autumn Farmer

July 27, 2023 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”), now Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (“CIRO”) commenced disciplinary proceedings in respect of Autumn Kaylee Farmer (the “Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated March 27, 2023 (the “Notice of Hearing”).

The hearing of this matter on its merits, previously set for July 27, 2023, will proceed instead as an interim appearance, electronically by teleconference before a Hearing Panel of the CIRO’s Nova Scotia District Hearing Committee on July 27, 2023, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic), or as soon thereafter as the matter can be held. The interim appearance will 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 During the period described in the Notice of Hearing, the Respondent conducted business in the Kentville, Nova Scotia area.

Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization is the national self-regulatory organization that oversees all investment dealers, mutual fund dealers and trading activity on Canada’s debt and equity marketplaces. CIRO 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


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