The subject matter of the proposed Settlement Agreement concerns matters for which the Respondent may be disciplined as an Approved Person of the MFDA, pursuant to ss. 20 and 24.1.1 of By-law No. 1 of the MFDA.
- The proposed settlement agreement concerns the allegation that on or about January 21, 2016, the Respondent processed a redemption in a client account based upon email instructions received from a third party who had gained unlawful access to the client’s email, and subsequently misappropriated the proceeds of the redemption, thereby failing to comply with the Member’s policies and procedures which prohibited her from accepting trade instructions by email, contrary to MFDA Rules 1.1.2, 2.5.1 and 2.1.1.
- MFDA settlement hearings are typically held in the absence of the public pursuant to section 20.5 of MFDA By-law No. 1 and Rule 15.2(2) of the MFDA Rules of Procedure.
Sarah RickardSarah RickardDirector of Regional Councils
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
121 King St. West, Suite 1000
Toronto, ON M5H 3T9
E-mail: [email protected]