Securities Law & Instruments

IN THE MATTER OF

SINO-FOREST CORPORATION,

ALLEN CHAN,

ALBERT IP,

ALFRED C.T. HUNG,

GEORGE HO,

SIMON YEUNG and

DAVID HORSLEY

 

D. Grant Vingoe, Vice-Chair and Chair of the Panel

Deborah Leckman, Commissioner

Garnet W. Fenn, Commissioner

 

November 7, 2017

 

ORDER

 

                WHEREAS on November 2, 2017, the representatives for Allen Chan, Albert Ip, Alfred C.T. Hung, George Ho, Simon Yeung and David Horsley (the Individual Respondents) served and filed an affidavit with an attached expert report (the Expert Report).

 

                ON CONSIDERING the written submissions from the representatives for Staff of the Ontario Securities Commission (Staff) received on November 6, 2017 that Staff did not receive timely notice of the Individual Respondents’ intention to call expert evidence prior to receiving the Expert Report and that the Individual Respondents now require leave to file the Expert Report, and, further, that the subject matter of the Expert Report is not relevant to the sanctions hearing;

 

                IT IS ORDERED THAT:

 

1.             The Individual Respondents shall file written submissions on the admissibility and relevance of the Expert Report by November 10, 2017; and

 

2.             Staff shall file written submissions on the admissibility and relevance of the Expert Report by November 13, 2017.

 

“D. Grant Vingoe”

 

“Deborah Leckman”

“Garnet W. Fenn”