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File No. 201833

Re: Kathleen Louise Caswell

NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT HEARING

NOTICE is hereby given that a hearing will be held before a hearing panel of the Central Regional Council (“Hearing Panel”) of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) in the hearing room at the offices of the MFDA, located at 121 King Street West, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario on July 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern), or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, to consider whether, pursuant to section 24.4 of By-law No. 1 of the MFDA, the Hearing Panel should accept the settlement agreement (“Settlement Agreement”) entered into between Staff of the MFDA and Kathleen Louise Caswell (“Respondent”).

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.

PARTICULARS

  1. The Settlement Agreement concerns allegations that the Respondent:
    1. between 2010 and September 2016, obtained, possessed, and in nine instances, used to process transactions, 37 pre-signed account forms in respect of 27 clients, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1; and
    2. between May 2010 and December 2015, falsified, and in eight instances, used to process transactions, 12 account forms in respect of ten clients by altering information on the account forms without having the clients initial the alterations, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1.
  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.

DATED: Feb 27, 2018

"Sarah Rickard"

Sarah Rickard

Director of Regional Councils

Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
121 King St. West, Suite 1000
Toronto, ON M5H 3T9
Telephone: 416-945-5143
Fax: 416-361-9781
E-mail: corporatesecretary@mfda.ca

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