MFDA sets dates for Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Joseph Sask
August 15, 2018 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Joseph Terrance Sask (“Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated May 15, 2018.
An appearance in this proceeding took place today by teleconference before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Prairie Regional Council.
Following submissions from the parties, the hearing of this matter on its merits has been set to take place January 15-17, 2019, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Mountain) each day, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, at a venue to be determined and announced accordingly in Edmonton, Alberta. The Hearing Panel also scheduled an interim procedural appearance by teleconference on December 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (Mountain), or as soon thereafter as the appearance can be held. All appearances before the Hearing Panel shall 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 conducted business in the Grand Prairie, Alberta 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 82,000 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.