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 WHEREAS on June 18, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., the Commission held a pre-hearing conference where Staff, counsel for Nelson Financial Group Ltd., Nelson Investment Group Ltd., Marc D. Boutet, Stephanie Lockman Sobol, and Mr. Torres, on his own behalf, attended before the Commission, no one appearing for H.W. Peter Knoll;
AND WHEREAS all the parties consent to setting the matter down for the hearing on the merits commencing February 14, 2011 for a consecutive period of two weeks;
AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to make this order;
IT IS ORDERED THAT the hearing on the merits shall commence on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. and continue each day, except February 22, 2011, through to Tuesday, March 1, 2011, or as soon thereafter as may be fixed by the Secretary to the Commission and agreed to by the parties.
DATED at Toronto this 16th day of August, 2010.
James D. Carnwath