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

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

April 24, 2018 (Toronto, Ontario) – A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the MFDA has issued its Reasons for Decision (Motion) with respect to a motion heard on April 10, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, brought by Alfredo Pino, also known as Alfie Pino (“Respondent”) seeking an adjournment of the Hearing on the Merits.

In its Reasons for Decision (Motion) dated April 23, 2018, the Hearing Panel outlined its reasons for granting the motion brought by the Respondent.

The hearing of this matter on its merits is scheduled for October 22- 24, 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 Reasons for Decision (Motion) is available on the MFDA website at During the period described in the Reasons for Decision (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 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.

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