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FILE NO.: 2018-18



IN THE MATTER OF
MARIA PSIHOPEDAS


Robert P. Hutchison, Commissioner and Chair of the Panel

April 20, 2018


ORDER

(Section 8 of the Securities Act, RSO 1990, c S.5)


WHEREAS on April 18, 2018, the Ontario Securities Commission held a hearing at the offices of the Commission, located at 20 Queen Street West, 17th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, for the first attendance in the Application for hearing and review filed by Maria Psihopedas (the “Applicant”) on April 5, 2018 to review a decision of a Director of the Commission dated March 7, 2018;

ON HEARING the submissions of the representatives for the Applicant and for Staff of the Commission (“Staff”);

IT IS ORDERED THAT:

  1. The Applicant shall serve and file an Amended Application for hearing and review using the form in Appendix E of the Ontario Securities Commission Rules of Procedure and Forms (2017), 40 OSCB 8988, pursuant to Rule 14.2;
  2. Staff shall serve and file the record of the original proceeding by no later than June 1, 2018;
  3. By no later than July 6, 2018, Staff shall:
    1. file and serve the documents on which Staff intends to rely that are not already contained in the record of the original proceeding, if any;
    2. file and serve the affidavit evidence on which Staff intends to rely, Staff’s witness list and notice of intention to call an expert witness, if any; and
    3. serve (but not file) summaries of the anticipated oral evidence of Staff’s witnesses, if any;
  4. By no later than July 20, 2018, the Applicant shall:
    1. file and serve the documents on which the Applicant intends to rely that are not already contained in the record of the original proceeding, if any;
    2. file and serve the affidavit evidence on which the Applicant intends to rely, the Applicant’s witness list and notice of intention to call an expert witness, if any; and
    3. serve (but not file) summaries of the anticipated oral evidence of the Applicant’s witnesses, if any;
  5. If needed, a hearing to address any outstanding procedural issues may be held on July 24, 2018, commencing at 4:00 p.m.  Each party shall contact the Registrar by no later than July 17, 2018 to advise whether such a hearing is necessary;
  6. Staff shall serve and file written submissions by no later than August 31, 2018;
  7. The Applicant shall serve and file written submissions by no later than September 14, 2018;
  8. Staff shall serve and file reply written submissions, if any, by no later than September 21, 2018;
  9. The Application for hearing and review will be heard on September 26 and 27, 2018, commencing at 10:00 a.m. on each scheduled day, or on such other dates or times as may be agreed to by the parties and set by the Office of the Secretary.


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