IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED
IN THE MATTER OF
BRADON TECHNOLOGIES LTD., JOSEPH COMPTA,
ENSIGN CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
and TIMOTHY GERMAN
WHEREAS on October 3, 2013, the Commission issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to sections 127 and 127.1 of the Act accompanied by a Statement of Allegations dated October 3, 2013, issued by Staff of the Commission (“Staff”) with respect to Bradon Technologies Ltd. (“Bradon”), Joseph Compta (“Compta”), Ensign Corporate Communications Inc. (“Ensign”) and Timothy German (“German”) (collectively, the “Respondents”);
AND WHEREAS on October 29, 2013, Staff appeared and made submissions, Compta appeared on behalf of himself and Bradon and made submissions and German appeared on behalf of himself and Ensign;
AND WHEREAS on October 29, 2013, the Commission ordered that the hearing be adjourned and that the hearing would continue on December 9, 2013, after disclosure had been provided to the Respondents, to set a date for a confidential pre-hearing conference;
AND WHEREAS Staff provided disclosure to the Respondents on November 19, 2013;
AND WHEREAS on December 9, 2013, Staff appeared and made submissions, German appeared on behalf of himself and Ensign and confirmed that he had retained counsel to represent them in this proceeding, and counsel on behalf of Compta and Bradon appeared and made submissions;
AND WHEREAS Staff requested that a confidential pre-hearing conference be scheduled;
AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to make this Order;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that a confidential pre-hearing conference shall take place on March 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. or on such other date or at such other time as set by the Office of the Secretary and agreed to by the parties.
DATED at Toronto this 9th day of December, 2013.
James E.A. Turner