IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5 AS AMENDED
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IN THE MATTER OF
NELSON FINANCIAL GROUP LTD., NELSON INVESTMENT GROUP LTD.,
MARC D. BOUTET, STEPHANIE LOCKMAN SOBOL,
PAUL MANUEL TORRES, H. W. PETER KNOLL
WHEREAS on May 12, 2010, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) issued a Notice of Hearing and a Statement of Allegations in this matter pursuant to section 127 and 127.1 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended (the “Act”);
AND WHEREAS on June 3, 2010 at 9:00 a.m., the Commission held a hearing where Staff of the Commission (“Staff”), counsel for Nelson Financial Group Ltd., Nelson Investment Group Ltd., Marc D. Boutet, Stephanie Lockman Sobol, counsel to H.W. Peter Knoll, and Mr. Torres, on his own behalf, attended before the Commission;
AND UPON HEARING submissions from counsel for Staff, counsel for the Respondents, and from Mr. Torres;
AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to make this order;
IT IS ORDERED THAT that a pre-hearing conference will be held on Friday, June 18, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
DATED at Toronto this 3rd day of June, 2010.
David L. Knight