April 8, 2016 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Michael Andrew Harrigan (the “Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing (the “Notice of Hearing”) dated May 12, 2014.
An in-person motion in this matter took place on April 7, 2016 in Halifax, Nova Scotia before a three-person Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Atlantic Regional Council. The Hearing Panel reserved its decision on a motion brought by the Respondent and advised that it will issue its decision and written reasons in due course.
The hearing of this matter on its merits is scheduled to resume on April 18-22, 2016, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic) each day, in the hearing room at the Nova Scotia Securities Commission, located at 5251 Duke Street, Suite 400, Duke Tower, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and will continue to be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters.
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 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.