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MFDA Hearing Panel reserves judgment in the matter of Steven Bott

April 5, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Steven Thomas Bott (“Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated November 24, 2016 (“Notice of Hearing”).

The hearing of this matter on its merits took place on April 5, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario before a three-member Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Central Regional Council. After hearing submissions from Staff of the MFDA, the Hearing Panel reserved its decision and advised that it will issue its decision and written reasons in due course.

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 Kingsville, 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 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.