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IN THE MATTER OF
MATTHEW JOHN HAMILTON


Raymond Kindiak, Commissioner and Chair of the Panel

File No. 2020-02

March 27, 2020

ORDER

(Subsections 127(1) and 127(10) of the
Securities Act, RSO 1990, c S.5)

WHEREAS the Ontario Securities Commission (the Commission) held a hearing, in writing, to consider a request by Staff of the Commission (Staff) for an order imposing sanctions against Matthew John Hamilton (Hamilton) pursuant to subsections 127(1) and 127(10) of the Securities Act, RSO 1990, c S.5 (the Act);

ON READING the Findings of the British Columbia Securities Commission (the BCSC) dated October 9, 2018, and the Sanctions Decision of the BCSC dated April 3, 2019 (BCSC Sanctions Decision) and on reading the materials filed by Staff, Hamilton not having filed any materials, although properly served;

IT IS ORDERED THAT:

  1. Hamilton resign any positions that he holds as a director or officer of any issuer or registrant, pursuant to paragraphs 7 and 8.1 of s. 127(1) of the Act;
  2. trading in any securities or derivatives, and acquiring any securities by Hamilton cease until April 3, 2026, except that he may trade securities or derivatives or acquire securities for his own account (including one RRSP account, one TFSA account and one RESP account) through a registered dealer, if he gives the registered dealer a copy of the BCSC Sanctions Decision and the Commission order and reasons, pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 2.1 of s. 127(1) of the Act;
  3. all exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to Hamilton until April 3, 2026, pursuant to paragraph 3 of s. 127(1) of the Act;
  4. Hamilton is prohibited from becoming or acting as a director or officer of any issuer or registrant until April 3, 2026, pursuant to paragraphs 8 and 8.2 of s. 127(1) of the Act; and
  5. Hamilton is prohibited from becoming or acting as a registrant or promoter until April 3, 2026, pursuant to paragraph 8.5 of s. 127(1) of the Act.


 

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