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File No. 201890

Re: Lubomir Chovancak


NOTICE is hereby given that a hearing will be held before a hearing panel of the Prairie 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 800 - 6th Avenue S.W., Suite 850, Calgary, Alberta on October 30, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. (Mountain), 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 Lubomir Chovancak (“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.


  1. The proposed Settlement Agreement concerns allegations that the Respondent:
    1. between November 2016 and January 2017, obtained, possessed, and in one instance, used to process a transaction, five pre-signed account forms in respect of three clients, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1; and
    2. in November 2016, acting in his capacity as branch manager, reviewed and approved the use of one pre-signed account form, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1 and 2.5.5(f).
  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: Aug 20, 2018

"Paige Ward"

Paige Ward

Corporate Secretary

Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
121 King St. West, Suite 1000
Toronto, ON M5H 3T9
Telephone: 416-943-5838
Fax: 416-361-9781