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Nova Scotia Securities Commission cancels in-person continuation of Hearing in the matter of Gregory Burke

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Charles Toth
Vice President, Enforcement

Nova Scotia Securities Commission cancels in-person continuation of Hearing in the matter of Gregory Burke

April 24, 2020 (Toronto, Ontario) – A Hearing Panel of the Atlantic Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) issued its Decision and Reasons (Penalty) on December 19, 2017, in connection with a disciplinary hearing held on August 10, 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia in respect of Gregory Burke. A copy of the Decision and Reasons is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca.

On May 17, 2018, Mr. Burke applied to the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (“NSSC”) for a Hearing and Review of the MFDA Hearing Panel’s decision, pursuant to subsections 30(5) and 5(A) of the Nova Scotia Securities Act.

On April 20, 2020, the NSSC issued an Order announcing inter alia the cancellation of the in-person Hearing and Review on May 14, 2020. A copy of the Order is available on the NSSC website here.

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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