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MFDA Hearing Panel adjourns Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Michael Harrigan

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Marco Wynnyckyj
Director, Hearings

MFDA Hearing Panel adjourns Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Michael Harrigan

January 18, 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.

The hearing of this matter on its merits resumed on January 11, 2016 to January 15, 2016 in Halifax, Nova Scotia before a three-member Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Atlantic Regional Council, and is scheduled to continue on April 18-22, 2016. The Hearing Panel has set aside April 7-8, 2016 to hear a motion brought by the Respondent.

The appearances will commence at 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic) each day and will take place 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.

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 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

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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