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Michelle Pong
Senior Legal Counsel and Director, District Hearing Committees, Mutual Fund Division

CIRO schedules hearing date in the matter of Adib Khaldi

July 17, 2023 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”), now Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (“CIRO”), commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Adib Khaldi (also known as Deebo) (the “Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated October 5, 2022 (“Notice of Hearing”).

An appearance in this proceeding was held on June 19, 2023 by videoconference before a Hearing Panel of the CIRO’s Nova Scotia District Hearing Committee.

Following submissions by the parties, the hearing of this matter on its merits will take place electronically by videoconference on September 26-27, 2023, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic). The proceeding 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 observe the electronic hearing 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 Dartmouth, 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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