The subject matter of the proposed Settlement Agreement concerns matters for which the Respondent may be disciplined as a Member of the MFDA, pursuant to ss. 20 and 24.1.2 of By-law No. 1 of the MFDA.
- The proposed Settlement Agreement concerns an allegation that between at least January 2013 and August 2017, the Respondent failed to establish, implement and maintain adequate procedures to supervise and ensure the suitability of leveraged investment recommendations made by its Approved Persons to clients, contrary to MFDA Rules 2.2.1, 2.5, and 2.10 and MFDA Policy No. 2.
- 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.
Michelle PongMichelle PongDirector of Regional Councils
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
121 King St. West, Suite 1000
Toronto, ON M5H 3T9
E-mail: [email protected]