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MFDA sets date for penalty hearing in the matter of Manjit Singh Cheema

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Marco Wynnyckyj
Director, Hearings

MFDA sets date for penalty hearing in the matter of Manjit Singh Cheema

December 4, 2019 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Manjit Singh Cheema (“Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated August 15, 2019.

An appearance in this proceeding was held on December 2, 2019 by teleconference before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Pacific Regional Council.

A penalty hearing has been set for January 8, 2020, commencing at 1:00 p.m. (Pacific), or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the hearing room at the British Columbia Securities Commission, 701 West Georgia Street, Suite 1200, Vancouver, British Columbia. The proceeding will continue to be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters.

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 Vancouver, British Columbia area.

The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its Members and their approximately 81,000 Approved Persons with a mandate to protect investors and the public interest. For more information about the MFDA’s complaint and enforcement processes, as well as links to ‘Check an Advisor’ and other Investor Tools, visit the For Investors page on the MFDA website.

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