Hearings

Hearings usually take place at British Columbia Securities Commission, 12th Floor, 701 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. Hearings usually start at 10 am each hearing day. Hearing dates subject to change and updated on the hearing schedule.


Hearing Schedule

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Upcoming Hearings

Hearing Dates Hearing Information
2015-01-30; Jon Richard Carnes; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Judith Downes, Audrey T. Ho
Note: Hearing concluded. On January 30, 2015, the Panel will hear the parties' submissions on liability.
2015-02-02; Wireless Wizard Technologies Inc.; Raymond Michael Roger Sasseville; Edith Marie Sasseville; Richard Keller; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; Illegal distribution; Trading without registration
Panel: Judith Downes - Chair, Nigel P Cave, George C. Glover, Don Rowlatt
Note: Hearing concluded. The parties' liability submissions are due January 26, 2015. On February 2, 2015, the Panel will hear the parties' submissions on liability.
2015-02-03; 0902395 B.C. Ltd.; Robert James Maddigan; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair
Note: The Commission will set a date for the hearing on February 3, 2015 at 9:00am.
2015-02-03; Ayaz Dhanani (also known as Azim Virani); Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair
Note: The Commission will set a date for the hearing on February 3, 2015 at 9:00am.
2015-02-03; Doris Elizabeth Nelson; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: False or misleading statements to the commission; Fraud; Illegal distribution
Panel: Suzanne K Wiltshire - Chair, Nigel P Cave, Judith Downes, Audrey T. Ho
Note: On April 22, 2013, the Panel adjourned the hearing and issued a temporary order until a hearing is held and a decision is rendered. On July 16, 2014, by consent, the Panel adjourned the hearing generally. On February 3, 2015 at 9:00am, the Commission will set a date for the hearing.
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Hearings in Writing

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Hearing in writingLance McManne; Orbuttron Ltd.; Orbuttron Sound Waves II Ltd.; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: False or misleading statements to the commission; Fraud; Illegal distribution
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, George C. Glover, Gordon L. Holloway
Note: This hearing will be conducted in writing. On January 10, 2014, the panel adjourned the hearing generally.

Action Pending

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Action pendingAdis Golic (also known as Ady Golic); Adcapital Industries Inc.; Ad Capital U.S. Inc.; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Illegal distribution; Trading without registration
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Audrey T. Ho
Note: On June 26, 2013, the Executive Director applied for orders based on Golic’s Securities Act convictions. On July 11, 2014, the Panel issued its decision. On July 18, 2014, the Executive Director discontinued the proceedings against the remaining respondents. On August 11, 2014, Golic requested a review of the Panel’s decision under s.171 of the Act. The Panel will consider Golic's application. The parties submissions are due on January 23, 2015.
Action pendingForum National Investments Ltd.; Daniel Clozza; Martin Tutschek; Grant Curtis; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, George C. Glover, Suzanne K Wiltshire
Note: Temporary order issued on July 20, 2012. On July 31 and August 1, 2012, the Panel heard the Executive Director's application to extend the temporary order. On August 8, 2012, the Panel dismissed the application and revoked the temporary order. On June 4 and September 10, 2014, Forum and Dan Clozza applied for various orders. The panel heard the applications on September 15 and 16, 2014 and reserved their decision. On January 9, 2015, the Panel adjourned Forum's and Mr. Clozza's constitutional application.
Action pendingHoward Blumenfeld; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement - Reciprocal order
Allegations:
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair
Note: The Executive Director has applied for orders under s.161(6) of Act. A decision is pending.
Action pendingJohn Colonna; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement - Reciprocal order
Allegations:
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair
Note: The Executive Director has applied for orders under section 161(6) of the Act. A decision is pending.
Action pendingNicolette Mainardi; Carina Van Der Walt; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Review
Allegations:
Panel: Audrey T. Ho - Chair, Judith Downes, George C. Glover
Note: The applicants applied to the Commission for various orders in relation to an order issued under section 148 of the Securities Act. On February 26, 2014, the Panel heard this application and on May 7, 2014, issued its ruling.
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Matter Concluded

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Matter concludedRashida Samji; Rashida Samji Notary Corporation; Samji & Assoc. Holdings Inc.; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud
Panel: Judith Downes - Chair, Gordon L. Holloway
Note: Hearing concluded. On January 16, 2015, the Panel issued it's decision.

Under Appeal

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Under appealColin Robert Hugh McCabe; Erwin Thomas Speckert; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; False or misleading statements to the commission; Misrepresentation
Panel: Judith Downes - Chair, Don Rowlatt
Note: Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its decision on December 18, 2014. On December 23, 2014, Erwin Speckert applied for a variation of the Commission's December 18, 2014 decision and the Panel issued its decision on January 19, 2015. On January 16, 2015, Colin McCabe filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal.
Under appealDavid Michael Michaels; 509802 BC Ltd. dba Michaels Wealth Management Group; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud; Misrepresentation; Trading without registration
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, George C. Glover, Suzanne K Wiltshire
Note: Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its decision on October 31, 2014. On November 28, 2014, David Michaels filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal.