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
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 for a confidential pre-hearing conference;
AND WHEREAS the Commission ordered on January 19, 2012 that the hearing of this matter be adjourned to March 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. for a continued pre-hearing conference;
AND WHEREAS the Commission held a pre-hearing conference on March 26, 2012 to consider preliminary matters;
AND WHEREAS the Commission heard submissions from counsel for Staff, counsel for Martinez, counsel for Singh and counsel for Swaby, and Levy appeared on her own behalf;
AND WHEREAS no one appeared at the pre-hearing conference of behalf of Whidden;
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 is adjourned to August 20, 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 26th day of March, 2012.