January 7, 2016 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Hyun Chul Lee (the “Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing (the “Notice of Hearing”) dated November 9, 2015.
As specified in the Notice of Hearing, the first appearance in this proceeding was held today by teleconference before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Pacific Regional Council.
The hearing of this matter on its merits has been scheduled to take place on March 16-17, 2016 commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific) each day, at a venue to be announced in Vancouver, British Columbia. The hearing 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 www.mfda.ca. During the period described in the Notice of Hearing, the Respondent carried on business in Surrey and Lac La Hache, British Columbia.
The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its 101 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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