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MFDA News Release- MFDA sets date for motion in the matter of Jacqueline De Backer

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Marco Wynnyckyj Manager, Hearings



For immediate release

MFDA sets date for motion in the matter of Jacqueline De Backer

February 12, 2016 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Jacqueline De Backer (the “Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing (the “Notice of Hearing”) dated September 18, 2012.

An appearance in this matter took place today by teleconference before a three-member Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Central Regional Council.

A motion in this proceeding has been scheduled to take place on May 17, 2016, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern), or as soon thereafter as the motion can be held, in the hearing room at the offices of the MFDA, located at 121 King Street West, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario. The motion will 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 During the period described in the Notice of Hearing, the Respondent carried on business in the Toronto, 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 99 Members and their approximately 80,000 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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