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FILE NO.: 2019-7

 

IN THE MATTER OF
3IQ CORP. and THE BITCOIN FUND

 

M. Cecilia Williams, Commissioner and Chair of the Panel

April 26, 2019

ORDER

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

 

WHEREAS on April 24, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission held a hearing at the offices of the Commission, located at 20 Queen Street West, 17th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, to consider scheduling issues for the Application for a hearing and review filed by 3iQ Corp. and The Bitcoin Fund (the “Applicants”) on March 15, 2019 to review a decision of a Director of the Commission dated February 15, 2019;

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

IT IS ORDERED THAT:

  1. By no later than May 17, 2019, Staff shall serve and file the affidavit evidence on which Staff intends to rely;
  2. By no later than May 29, 2019, the Applicants shall serve and file the reply affidavit evidence, if any, on which they intend to rely;
  3. By no later than June 3, 2019, Staff shall serve and file a witness list and serve (but not file) witness summaries, if any, in relation to Staff’s intention to call evidence in reply to facts arising from the Applicants’ reply affidavit evidence;
  4. By no later than June 4, 2019, the Applicants shall serve and file a witness list and serve (but not file) witness summaries, if any, in relation to the Applicants’ intention to call evidence in reply to facts arising from Staff’s witness summaries;
  5. By no later than June 26, 2019, Staff shall serve and file a memorandum of fact and law and book of authorities;
  6. By no later than July 3, 2019, the Applicants shall serve and file a responding memorandum of fact and law and book of authorities;
  7. By no later than July 8, 2019, Staff shall serve and file a reply memorandum of fact and law and book of authorities, if any; and
  8. The Application for hearing and review will be heard on June 3, 6 and 7 and July 12, 2019, 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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