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NEWS RELEASE

For immediate release

MFDA sets dates for Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Arthur George Pretty

October 26, 2012 (Toronto, Ontario) – The MFDA commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Arthur George Pretty by Notice of Hearing dated August 31, 2012.

As specified in the Notice of Hearing, the first appearance in this matter took place today before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Atlantic Regional Council.

The hearing of this matter on its merits has been scheduled to take place on June 24-28, 2013 commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Newfoundland) each day, or as soon thereafter as the hearing can be held, at a venue to be announced in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. The hearing will 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.

The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its 120 Members and their approximately 80,000 Approved Persons with a mandate to protect investors and the public interest.

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