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IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT

R.S.O. 1990, c.S.5, AS AMENDED

AND

IN THE MATTER OF DAVID BROMBERG

 

ORDER

(Sections 127 and 127.1)

 

WHEREAS on the 6 th day of July, 2001, the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission") ordered, among other things, pursuant to clause 1 of subsection 127(1) of the Securities Act , R.S.O. 1990, c.S.5, as amended (the "Act"), that the registration of Buckingham Securities be suspended and that trading in any securities by Buckingham, Lloyd Bruce ("Bruce") and David Bromberg ("Bromberg") cease for a period of fifteen days from the date of the order (the "Temporary Order");

AND WHEREAS on the 20 th day of July, 2001 the Commission ordered as described above, pursuant to subsection 127(7) of the Act that the Temporary Order, among other things, be extended against Buckingham, Bruce and Bromberg until the hearing is concluded and that the hearing be adjourned sine die ;

AND WHEREAS on April 15, 2004, the Commission issued a Notice of Hearing (the "Notice of Hearing") pursuant to sections 127 and 127.1 of the Act in respect of David Bromberg;

AND WHEREAS the respondent David Bromberg entered into a settlement agreement dated March 18, 2004, in which the respondent agreed to a proposed settlement of the proceeding commenced by the Notice of Hearing, subject to the approval of the Commission; and wherein Bromberg provided to the Commission a written undertaking never to apply for registration in any capacity under Ontario securities law and never to own directly or indirectly any interest in a registrant;

AND UPON reviewing the Settlement Agreement and the Statement of Allegations of Staff of the Commission, and upon hearing submissions from the respondent and from Staff of the Commission;

AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to make this Order;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

1. the Settlement Agreement dated March 18, 2004 , attached to this order as Schedule "1", is hereby approved;

2. pursuant to clause 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities by Bromberg cease permanently from the date of this order;

3. pursuant to clause 1 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, the registration of Bromberg is terminated;

4. pursuant to clause 3 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to Bromberg from the date of this order;

5. pursuant to clause 7 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Bromberg resign forthwith any position he holds as an officer or director of any reporting issuer or any issuer which is a registrant or any issuer which has an interest directly or indirectly in a registrant;

6. pursuant to clause 8 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Bromberg is prohibited permanently from becoming or acting as an officer or director of any reporting issuer or an officer or director of any issuer that is a registrant, or any issuer that directly or indirectly has any interest in any registrant, from the date of this order;

7. pursuant to clause 6 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Bromberg is reprimanded by the Commission.

DATED at Toronto this 20th day of April, 2004

 

"Robert Shirriff" "Suresh Thakrar"
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Robert Shirriff, Q.C. Suresh Thakrar