October 27, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Alfredo Pino, also known as Alfie Pino (“Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated November 7, 2016 (“Notice of Hearing”).
A motion in this matter was held today in Toronto, Ontario before a three-person Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Central Regional Council. The Hearing Panel reserved its decision on the motion brought by the Respondent to adjourn the Hearing on the Merits and advised that it will issue its decision and written reasons in due course.
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.