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IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5 AS AMENDED

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IN THE MATTER OF
JOWDAT WAHEED and BRUCE WALTER

ORDER



    WHEREAS on January 9, 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”) in connection with a Statement of Allegations filed by Staff of the Commission (“Staff”) on January 9, 2012 with respect to Jowdat Waheed and Bruce Walter (collectively, the “Respondents”);

    AND WHEREAS the Notice of Hearing set a hearing in this matter for February 15, 2012;

    AND WHEREAS on February 15, 2012, Staff and counsel for the Respondents appeared before the Commission and the Commission ordered that the matter be set down for a hearing on the merits commencing January 7, 2013, and continuing to and including February 5, 2013, or such further or other dates as may be agreed to by the parties and fixed by the Office of the Secretary;

    AND WHEREAS on February 15, 2012, the Commission further ordered that a pre-hearing conference take place on April 2, 2012;

    AND WHEREAS on April 2, 2012, Staff and counsel for the Respondents appeared and made submissions before the Commission and it was ordered that a pre-hearing conference take place on May 2, 2012;

    AND WHEREAS on May 1, 2012, the Commission made an order on the consent of the parties adjourning the pre-hearing conference scheduled for May 2, 2012 to June 6, 2012;

    AND WHEREAS on June 6, 2012, Staff and counsel for the Respondents appeared and made submissions before the Commission and it was ordered that a pre-hearing conference take place on September 19, 2012;

    AND WHEREAS on September 19, 2012, Staff and counsel for the Respondents appeared and made submissions before the Commission and it was ordered that a pre-hearing conference take place on October 12, 2012;

    AND WHEREAS on October 12, 2012, Staff and counsel for the Respondents appeared and made submissions before the Commission;

    AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to make this order;

    IT IS ORDERED that:

  1. The dates of January 7 to 11, 2013 inclusive set down for the hearing on the merits are vacated;
  2. The hearing on the merits shall commence on January 14, 2013 and shall continue until February 22, 2013 inclusive, with the exception of January 15, 2013, January 29, 2013, February 12, 2013 and February 18, 2013; and
  3. A confidential pre-hearing conference will be held on November 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

    DATED at Toronto this 12th day of October, 2012.

 

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Christopher Portner