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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 for a confidential pre-hearing conference;

    AND WHEREAS the Commission ordered on January 19, 2012 that the hearing on the merits in this matter shall commence on September 24, 2012 and continue until October 19, 2012, with the exception of September 25 and October 9, 2012;

    AND WHEREAS the Commission further 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 ordered on March 26, 2012 that the hearing of this matter be adjourned to August 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. for a continued pre-hearing conference;

    AND WHEREAS the Commission held a pre-hearing conference on August 20, 2012;

    AND WHEREAS the Commission heard submissions from counsel for Staff, counsel for Martinez and counsel for Singh;

    AND WHEREAS no one appeared at the pre-hearing conference of behalf of Levy or Whidden;

    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 shall commence at 10:00 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. on September 26 and October 2, 3, 10, 16 and 17, 2012.

DATED at Toronto this 20th day of August, 2012.

 

" James E. A. Turner "
James E. A. Turner