Securities Law & Instruments

IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, C.S.5, AS AMENDED


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IN THE MATTER OF LIVENT INC.,
GARTH H. DRABINSKY, MYRON I. GOTTLIEB,
GORDON ECKSTEIN AND ROBERT TOPOL


ORDER

WHEREAS on July 3, 2001 the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission") issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to section 127 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990 c.S.5, as amended (the "Act") in respect of Livent Inc. ("Livent"), Garth H. Drabinsky ("Drabinsky"), Myron I. Gottlieb ("Gottlieb"), Gordon Eckstein ("Eckstein") and Robert Topol ("Topol");

AND WHEREAS Staff of the Commission and Drabinsky, Gottlieb, Eckstein and Topol (the "Individual Respondents") request an adjournment of this proceeding to June 12, 2002 at 9:30 a.m., or such other date as may be agreed to by the parties and fixed by the Secretary to the Commission.

AND WHEREAS the Respondents Drabinsky and Gottlieb have each given an undertaking to the Director of Enforcement of the Commission, that pending the conclusion of the proceedings commenced by the Notice of Hearing dated July 3, 2001 they will not apply to become a registrant or an employee of a registrant, or an officer or director of a reporting issuer without the express written consent of the Director or an order of the Commission releasing them from the undertaking.

AND WHEREAS the Respondent Topol has given an undertaking to the Director of Enforcement of the Commission, that pending the conclusion of the proceedings commenced by the Notice of Hearing dated July 3, 2001 he will not apply to become a registrant or an employee of a registrant, or a Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer or Chief Operating Officer or director of a reporting issuer without the express written consent of the Director or an order of the Commission releasing him from the undertaking.

AND WHEREAS the Respondent Eckstein has given an undertaking to the Director of Enforcement of the Commission, that pending the conclusion of the proceedings commenced by the Notice of Hearing dated July 3, 2001 he will not apply to become a registrant or an employee of a registrant, or a Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer or Chief Operating Officer or director of a reporting issuer without the express written consent of the Director or an order of the Commission releasing him from the undertaking.

AND WHEREAS counsel for Livent Inc. consents to this request for an adjournment

IT IS ORDERED THAT the hearing is adjourned to June 12, 2002 at 9:30 a.m., or such other date as may be agreed to by the parties and fixed by the Secretary to the Commission.

DATED at Toronto this 22nd day of February, 2002

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Paul M. Moore