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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 NEW FOUND FREEDOM FINANCIAL,
RON DEONARINE SINGH, WAYNE GERARD MARTINEZ, PAULINE LEVY,
DAVID WHIDDEN, PAUL SWABY AND ZOMPAS CONSULTING

ORDER



    WHEREAS on November 2, 2011, 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 November 1, 2011 with respect to New Found Freedom Financial (“NFF”), Ron Deonarine Singh (“Singh”), Wayne Gerard Martinez (“Martinez”), Pauline Levy (“Levy”), David Whidden (“Whidden”), Paul Swaby (“Swaby”) and Zompas Consulting (“Zompas”);

    AND WHEREAS the Notice of Hearing set a hearing in this matter for November 24, 2011;

    AND WHEREAS the Commission ordered on November 24, 2011 that the hearing of this matter be adjourned to January 19, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. for a confidential pre-hearing conference;

    AND WHEREAS the Commission held a pre-hearing conference on January 19, 2012 to consider preliminary matters;

    AND WHEREAS the Commission heard submissions from counsel for Staff, counsel for Martinez, counsel for Swaby, and Levy on her own behalf;

    AND WHEREAS Staff advised the Commission that Whidden and Singh were aware of the hearing but were unable to attend;

    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 hearing on the merits shall commence on September 24, 2012 and continue until October 19, 2012, with the exception of September 25 and October 9, 2012; and
  2. the hearing is adjourned to March 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., or such other date as agreed to by the parties and advised by the Office of the Secretary, for a continued pre-hearing conference.

DATED at Toronto this 19th day of January, 2012.

 

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