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MFDA reschedules Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Azhar Batla

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Marco Wynnyckyj
Director, Hearings

MFDA reschedules Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Azhar Batla

August 29, 2022 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (the “MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Azhar Ahmad Batla (the “Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated February 10, 2022 (“Notice of Hearing”).

The hearing of this matter on its merits, previously set for September 7-8, 2022, has been rescheduled to proceed electronically by videoconference before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Central Regional Council on October 11-12, 2022, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern), each day. The proceeding will be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters. Members of the public who would like to participate should contact to obtain particulars.

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 conducted 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 Members and their approximately 76,695 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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