IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED AND IN THE MATTER OF ERIC INSPEKTOR
ORDER (Rules 1.7.4 and 11 of the Ontario Securities Commission Rules of Procedure (2014), 37 O.S.C.B. 4168)
WHEREAS on March 28, 2014, the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission") issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to sections 127 and 127.1 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended (the "Act"), in relation to a Statement of Allegations filed by Staff of the Commission ("Staff") on March 28, 2014, to consider whether it is in the public interest to make certain orders against Eric Inspektor (the "Respondent");
AND WHEREAS the Notice of Hearing set a hearing in this matter for April 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.;
AND WHEREAS on April 8, 2014, the hearing was rescheduled by the Commission to commence on April 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.;
AND WHEREAS on April 30, 2014, Staff submitted inter alia that its disclosure to the Respondent would be substantially completed before the end of May 2014;
AND WHEREAS on April 30, 2014, the Commission ordered that the hearing be adjourned to June 18, 2014;
AND WHEREAS on June 18, 2014, Staff confirmed that disclosure to the Respondent was substantially complete, and counsel to the Respondent submitted that it would require some time to review Staff's disclosure and address any issues arising from such disclosure;
AND WHEREAS on June 20, 2014, the Commission ordered that the hearing be adjourned to September 17, 2014;
AND WHEREAS on September 2, 2014, counsel for the Respondent, Crawley Mackewn Brush LLP, filed a notice of motion, pursuant to Rule 1.7.4 of the Commission's Rules of Procedure (2014), 37 O.S.C.B. 4168, for leave to withdraw as representative for the Respondent and requesting that the motion be heard in writing (the "Withdrawal Motion");
AND WHEREAS the affidavit filed by Crawley Mackewn Brush LLP states that the Respondent intends to represent himself;
AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to make this Order;
IT IS ORDERED that the Withdrawal Motion be heard in writing; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Crawley Mackewn Brush LLP is granted leave to withdraw as representative for the Respondent.
DATED at Toronto, this 15th day of September, 2014.