IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5 AS AMENDED
- AND -
IN THE MATTER OF VINCENT CICCONE and MEDRA CORP.
(Pre-Hearing Conference – Rule 6.7 of the Ontario Securities Commission
Rules of Procedure)
WHEREAS on October 3, 2011, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to section 127 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended (the “Act”), accompanied by a Statement of Allegations dated September 30, 2011 filed by Staff of the Commission (“Staff”) with respect to Vincent Ciccone (“Ciccone”) and Medra Corp. (“Medra”);
AND WHEREAS on November 1, 2011, the Commission ordered that the matter be adjourned to a confidential pre-hearing conference to be held on December 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.;
AND WHEREAS on December 16, 2011, the Commission ordered that this matter be adjourned to a confidential pre-hearing conference to be held on February 1, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.;
AND WHEREAS on February 1, 2012, the Commission ordered that this matter be adjourned to a confidential pre-hearing conference to be held on March 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.;
AND WHEREAS on March 7, 2012, counsel for Staff and counsel for the Respondent, Ciccone appeared before the Commission for the pre-hearing conference and no-one appeared on behalf of Medra;
AND WHEREAS on March 7, 2012, counsel for Staff advised the Commission that Staff will provide a list of the documents Staff intend to rely upon on at the hearing on the merits to counsel for Ciccone by May 31, 2012 and counsel for Ciccone will advise Staff if Ciccone seeks to add any documents to that list by June 30, 2012;
AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to make this Order;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT the hearing on the merits in this matter shall take place on September 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., and shall continue on September 6, 7, 10, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21, 2012, each day commencing at 10:00 a.m.
DATED at Toronto this 7th day of March, 2012.
James E.A. Turner