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MFDA schedules date for Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Lucas Stemshorn-Russell

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Marco Wynnyckyj
Director, Hearings

MFDA schedules date for Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Lucas Stemshorn-Russell

November 16, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Lucas Stemshorn-Russell (“Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated September 19, 2017 (“Notice of Hearing”).

As specified in the Notice of Hearing, the first appearance in this proceeding took place today by teleconference before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Pacific Regional Council.

The hearing of this matter on its merits is scheduled to take place January 22, 2018, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific), or as soon thereafter as the hearing can be held, at a venue to be determined and announced, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The proceeding will 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 www.mfda.ca. During the period described in the Notice of Hearing, the Respondent carried on business in the Sydney, 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 83,000 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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