IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED AND IN THE MATTER OF ANDRE LEWIS
ORDER (Subsections 127(1) and 127(10) of the Securities Act)
WHEREAS on April 1, 2015, the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission") issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to sections 127(1) and 127(10) of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended in respect of Andre Lewis ("Lewis");
AND WHEREAS on April 1, 2015, Staff of the Commission ("Staff") filed a Statement of Allegations in respect of the same matter;
AND WHEREAS on April 28, 2015, Staff appeared before the Commission in respect of Staff's application to convert this matter to a written hearing;
AND WHEREAS on April 28, 2015, Staff filed an affidavit of service sworn by Rose Del Sordo sworn April 2, 2015, which documented steps taken by Staff to serve Lewis with the Notice of Hearing, Statement of Allegations and Staff's disclosure materials;
AND WHEREAS Lewis did not appear, although properly served;
AND WHEREAS Staff advised that Lewis had requested an adjournment to retain counsel, and Staff consented to an adjournment;
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) the hearing in this matter is adjourned to May 21, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.; and
(b) absent any objection by Lewis, or any counsel on his behalf, to proceeding by way of written hearing, this matter will be converted to a written hearing at the May 21, 2015 appearance.
DATED at Toronto this 28th day of April, 2015.