IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5 AS AMENDED
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IN THE MATTER OF
INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS, INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC
INVESTMENTS INC., SOMIN HOLDINGS INC., NAZIM GILLANI
AND RYAN J. DRISCOLL
WHEREAS on March 6, 2012, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) issued a Notice of Hearing, pursuant to sections 127 and 127.1 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended (the “Act”) (the “Notice of Hearing”) in connection with a Statement of Allegations filed by Staff of the Commission (“Staff”) on March 5, 2012, to consider whether it is in the public interest to make certain orders as against International Strategic Investments, International Strategic Investments Inc., (collectively, “ISI”), Nazim Gillani (“Gillani”), Ryan J. Driscoll (“Driscoll”) and Somin Holdings Inc. (“Somin”);
AND WHEREAS on April 3, 2012, a hearing was held before the Commission and Staff appeared and filed the Affidavit of Peaches A. Barnaby, sworn on March 29, 2012, evidencing service of the Notice of Hearing and the Statement of Allegations on ISI, Gillani and Driscoll;
AND WHEREAS counsel for ISI and Gillani and counsel for Driscoll appeared and made submissions;
AND WHEREAS on April 3, 2012, the Commission ordered that a status hearing take place on April 13, 2012, for Staff to update the Commission on the status of service on Somin (the “Status Hearing”) and that a pre-hearing conference is scheduled for Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.;
AND WHEREAS on April 13, 2012, the Status Hearing was held and Staff provided the Commission with the Affidavit of Peaches A. Barnaby, sworn April 10, 2012, outlining efforts of service on Somin;
AND WHEREAS on April 13, 2012, Staff and counsel for Gillani appeared and made submissions;
IT IS ORDERED that the Status Hearing be adjourned to April 30, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. to determine whether service has been effected on Somin pursuant to Rule 1.5.1 of the Commission’s Rules of Procedure (2010), 33 O.S.C.B. 8017.
DATED at Toronto this 13th day of April, 2012.
Mary G. Condon