CIRO to Hold a Settlement Hearing for Fortrade Canada Limited

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Toronto (Ontario), February 9, 2024 – A hearing has been scheduled under the Investment Dealer and Partially Consolidated Rules before a hearing panel of the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO) to consider whether the panel should accept a settlement agreement entered into between Enforcement Staff and Fortrade Canada Limited.

The hearing is not open to the public, but will become open in the event that the hearing panel accepts the settlement agreement. If the agreement is accepted, the panel’s decision and the settlement agreement will be made available at www.ciro.ca.

Settlement Hearing Date: February 21, 2024 at 1:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Location: Toronto, Ontario (by videoconference)

Members of the public who would like to obtain further particulars should fill out this questionnaire.

The Notice of Application announcing the settlement hearing is available at:

Fortrade Canada Limited – Notice of Application

Fortrade Canada Limited is a CIRO-registered firm.

All information about disciplinary proceedings relating to current and former member firms and individual registrants under the Investment Dealer and Partially Consolidated Rules (for investment dealers), the Mutual Fund Dealer Rules (for mutual fund dealers) and the Universal Market Integrity Rules (UMIR) is available on CIRO's website.

Background information regarding the qualifications and disciplinary history, if any, of advisors currently employed by CIRO-regulated investment firms is available free of charge through the AdvisorReport service. Information on how to make dealer, advisor or marketplace-related complaints is available by calling 1-877-442-4322.

CIRO investigates possible misconduct by its member firms and individual registrants. It can bring disciplinary proceedings which may result in sanctions including fines, suspensions, permanent bars, expulsion from membership, or termination of rights and privileges for individuals and firms.

The Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO) is the national self-regulatory organization that oversees all investment dealers, mutual fund dealers and trading activity on Canada’s debt and equity marketplaces. CIRO is committed to the protection of investors, providing efficient and consistent regulation, and building Canadians’ trust in financial regulation and the people managing their investments. For more information, visit www.ciro.ca.

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24-0061
Type:
Hearing Notice
Rulebook connection
IDPC Rules

Contact

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