Proceedings

Notice from the
Office of the Secretary
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Ontario Securities
Commission


20 Queen St. W.
Box 55, Suite 1900
Toronto, ON M5H 3S8
Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 21, 2009


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

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IN THE MATTER OF HSBC BANK CANADA


TORONTO – Following a hearing held today, the Commission issued an Order approving the Settlement Agreement reached between Staff of the Commission and HSBC Bank Canada

A copy of the Order dated December 21, 2009 with the settlement agreement attached as Appendix A is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca


OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
JOHN P. STEVENSON
SECRETARY


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