CIRO Hearing Panel issues its decision and reasons in the matter of Alvinder Gill

Decision Notice
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Vancouver (British Columbia) April 18, 2024 – Following a hearing held on July 11, 12, September 21, 22, 29 and November 3, 2023, a hearing panel of the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO) under the Mutual Fund Dealer Rules found that Alvinder Singh Gill:

  1. misappropriated or failed to account for monies that he received from individuals;
  2. made false or misleading statements and provided fictitious account documents to individuals which misrepresented that he had invested the individuals’ monies;
  3. engaged in unapproved outside activities; and
  4. failed to cooperate with an investigation by MFDA Staff into his conduct.

The hearing panel imposed the following sanctions on Alvinder Gill:

  1. a permanent prohibition; and
  2. a total fine of $310,000.

Alvinder Gill is also required to pay costs in the amount of $30,000.

The hearing panel’s decision dated April 4, 2024 can be found at:

Re Gill 2024 CIRO 45

At all material times, Alvinder Gill conducted business in the Abbotsford, British Columbia area.

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