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MFDA Hearing Panel approves settlement agreement with Moon-Gil Daniel Oh

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MFDA Hearing Panel approves settlement agreement with Moon-Gil Daniel Oh

Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - A settlement hearing in the matter of Moon-Gil Daniel Oh (the "Respondent") was held today in Toronto, Ontario before a three-member Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA").

The Hearing Panel approved the settlement agreement dated April 24, 2018 ("Settlement Agreement") between Staff of the MFDA and the Respondent, as a consequence of which the following sanctions were imposed on the Respondent:

  • a fine in the amount of $13,000;
  • costs in the amount of $2,500; and
  • shall in future comply with MFDA Rule 2.1.1.

In the Settlement Agreement, the Respondent admitted that:

a) 

between December 2009 and February 2017, he falsified, and used to process transactions, 22 account forms in respect of 17 clients by altering information on the account forms without having the client initial the alterations, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1; and  

b)

between March 2009 and December 2016, he obtained, possessed, and used to process transactions, 7 pre-signed account forms in respect of 6 clients, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1.

 

A copy of the Settlement Agreement is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca. During the period described in the Notice of Settlement Hearing, the Respondent carried on business in Toronto, 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 82,000 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.

SOURCE Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada

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