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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
AXCESS AUTOMATION LLC, AXCESS FUND MANAGEMENT, LLC, AXCESS FUND,
L.P., GORDON ALAN DRIVER, DAVID RUTLEDGE STEVEN M. TAYLOR AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES


ORDER

(Subsections 127(1) and (8))



    WHEREAS on April 15, 2009, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) made an order pursuant to sections 127(1) and (5) of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5., as amended (the “Securities Act”) in respect of Axcess Automation LLC, Axcess Fund Management, LLC, Axcess Fund, L.P., Gordon Alan Driver and David Rutledge that all trading in securities by them cease, and that any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to them; 

    AND WHEREAS on April 29, 2009, with the consent of Axcess Automation LLC, Axcess Fund Management, LLC, Axcess Fund, L.P., Gordon Alan Driver and David Rutledge the Commission continued the April 15, 2009 order until October 15, 2009, and ordered that the matter return before the Commission on October 14, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. or such other time as set by the Secretary’s Office; 

        AND WHEREAS on October 2, 2009, the Commission made an order pursuant to sections 127(1) and (5) of the Securities Act in respect of Steven M. Taylor (“Taylor”) and International Communication Strategies (“ICS”) that all trading in securities by Taylor and ICS cease, and that any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to Taylor and ICS; 

        AND WHEREAS Axcess Automation LLC, Axcess Fund Management, LLC, Axcess Fund, L.P., Gordon Alan Driver and David Rutledge consent to a continuation of the order dated April 29, 2009 until April 14, 2010; 

        AND UPON hearing submissions from Staff of the Commission and from Taylor on his own behalf and that of ICS, no one appearing for Axcess Automation LLC, Axcess Fund Management, LLC, Axcess Fund, L.P., Gordon Alan Driver and David Rutledge; 

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

        AND WHEREAS pursuant to subsection 127(8) of the Securities Act, satisfactory information has not been provided to the Commission by any of the Respondents; 

        IT IS ORDERED THAT:

1. in respect of Axcess Automation LLC, Axcess Fund Management, LLC, Axcess Fund, L.P., Gordon Alan Driver and David Rutledge, the April 29, 2009 order is continued until April 14, 2010 or until further order of the Commission;

2. in respect of Taylor and ICS, the October 2, 2009 order is continued until April 14, 2010 or until further order of the Commission; and

3. this matter shall return before the Commission on April 13, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. or such other time as set by the Secretary’s Office.

DATED at Toronto this 14th day of October, 2009.




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David L. Knight