IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended
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IN THE MATTER OF ENERGY SYNDICATIONS INC.,
GREEN SYNDICATIONS INC., SYNDICATIONS CANADA INC.,
DANIEL STRUMOS, MICHAEL BAUM
and DOUGLAS WILLIAM CHADDOCK
(Rule 9 of the Ontario Securities Commission
Rules of Procedure (2012), 35 O.S.C.B. 10071)
WHEREAS on April 8, 2013, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) convened to conduct a hearing on the merits with respect to the allegations contained in the Statement of Allegations filed by Staff of the Commission (“Staff”) on March 30, 2012 in respect of Energy Syndications Inc., Green Syndications Inc., Syndications Canada Inc., Daniel Strumos (“Strumos”), Michael Baum (“Baum”), and Douglas William Chaddock (“Chaddock”);
AND WHEREAS Staff, Chaddock and Strumos attended, Baum not appearing;
AND WHEREAS Chaddock moved to adjourn the hearing on the merits as a result of his health situation;
AND WHEREAS, upon considering the submissions of Chaddock and of Staff, and upon reviewing the medical brief provided by Chaddock, 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 is adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on May 14, 2013, and will continue on May 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24, 2013.
- On or before May 6, 2013, Chaddock shall provide a report to the Commission from his neurologist, detailing any cognitive deficiency of Chaddock that might affect his ability to understand and respond to evidence, what treatment plan has been undertaken and whether and when it is reasonably expected that there will be improvement in Chaddock’s ability to understand and respond to evidence.
- A copy of this order shall be forthwith provided to the neurologist.
- This matter will come back on for hearing on May 8, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., to permit a further motion for adjournment to be made, if necessary.
DATED at Toronto this 8th day of April, 2013.
Alan J. Lenczner, QC