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Marco Wynnyckyj

Director, Hearings

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MFDA adjourns Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Brian Wilkinson

October 23, 2020 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Brian Walter Wilkinson (“Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated February 10, 2020.

The hearing of this matter on its merits commenced on October 13, 2020, before a three-member hearing panel of the MFDA’s Central Regional Council. The disciplinary proceeding continued on October 14-16, 2020, and was thereafter adjourned to allow the parties to file further misconduct submissions.

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 conducted business in Kitchener, Ontario.

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 81,000 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.