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MFDA Hearing Panel issues Decision and Reasons (Motion) in the matter of Alfredo Pino

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MFDA Hearing Panel issues Decision and Reasons (Motion) in the matter of Alfredo Pino

October 31, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario) – A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the MFDA has issued its Decision and Reasons (Motion) with respect to a motion heard on October 27, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, brought by Alfredo Pino, also known as Alfie Pino (“Respondent”) seeking an adjournment of the Hearing on the Merits.

In its Decision and Reasons (Motion) dated October 31, 2017, the Hearing Panel outlined its reasons for granting the motion brought by the Respondent.

The hearing of this matter on its merits will now take place April 10-12, 2018, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern) each day, in the hearing room at the offices of the MFDA, located at 121 King Street West, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario, and shall be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters.

A copy of the Decision and Reasons (Motion) is available on the MFDA website at During the period described in the Decision and Reasons (Motion), the Respondent conducted business in the Ottawa, Ontario 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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