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Aug 29, 2014, 18:08 ET

Alberta Court of Appeal upholds ASC illegal insider trading decision against Bert Holtby and Randy Kowalchuk, grants appeals by Kenneth Burdeyney, Gayle Walton and John Shepert

CALGARY, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Court of Appeal has released its reasons for dismissing appeals brought by John Herbert Holtby and...

Aug 22, 2014, 15:28 ET

Court of Queen's Bench upholds ruling that Securities Act fraud provisions constitutional

CALGARY, Aug. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta has upheld a Provincial Court ruling that Securities Act (Alberta)...

Aug 18, 2014, 12:23 ET

Court sentences Robert Andrew McPherson to more than two years in jail for breaching Alberta securities laws and ASC orders

CALGARY, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - A Provincial Court of Alberta judge has sentenced 70 year-old Robert Andrew McPherson to two years and three months...

Aug 11, 2014, 10:19 ET

Investor Alert: ASC warns of possible illegal investment scheme promoted by TRID Pacific Investments

CALGARY, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) is warning investors of what appears to be an illegal scheme to sell...

Aug 07, 2014, 18:18 ET

ASC alleges illegal distributions against Master Daytraders Inc.

CALGARY, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) staff have issued a Notice of Hearing alleging that Ryan Steve Magee, David...

Aug 05, 2014, 19:07 ET

ASC issues management cease trade order against directors and certain officers of Penn West Petroleum Ltd.

CALGARY, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has issued a management cease trade order against the directors and certain...

Jul 17, 2014, 16:33 ET

ASC reciprocates bans against Won Sang Shen Cho (a.k.a. Craig Cho), doing business as Chosen Media and Groops Media

CALGARY, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has reciprocated certain sanctions the British Columbia Securities...

Jul 11, 2014, 17:49 ET

ASC alleges misrepresentations and illegal distributions against Atlantic Tides Inc.

CALGARY, July 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) staff have issued a Notice of Hearing alleging that Atlantic Tides...

Jun 23, 2014, 15:36 ET

ASC alleges Neil Chandran and Energy TV Inc. perpetrated a fraud

CALGARY, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) staff have issued a notice of hearing alleging Neil Chandran and Energy TV...

Jun 20, 2014, 12:04 ET

ASC dismisses illegal insider trading allegations against Sherry Hagerty and Gary Hagerty

Sherry Hagerty found to have made untrue statement to ASC investigators CALGARY, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC)...

Jun 11, 2014, 11:29 ET

Neil Andrew McDonald pleads guilty to fraud in Provincial Court

CALGARY, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Neil Andrew McDonald pled guilty on June 9, 2014 to three counts of fraud in the Provincial Court of...

Feb 14, 2014, 10:50 ET

ASC reciprocates bans against Beryl Henderson

CALGARY, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has reciprocated bans the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) imposed...

Feb 04, 2014, 11:06 ET

ASC reaches settlement agreement with Patrick Lough, Lynda Davidson, Wayne Barnes and Mountain Shores Land Ventures Ltd.

CALGARY, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has concluded a settlement agreement with Patrick Lough, Lynda Davidson,...

Jan 31, 2014, 14:00 ET

ASC seeks to reciprocate orders against FactorCorp Inc., FactorCorp Financial Inc. and Mark Twerdun

CALGARY, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) staff are seeking to reciprocate an order imposed by the Ontario Securities...

Jan 31, 2014, 12:14 ET

ASC seeks to reciprocate bans against Frederick Lawrence Marlatt and Michael Wallace Minor

CALGARY, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) staff are seeking to reciprocate an order imposed by the British Columbia...

Jan 28, 2014, 12:21 ET

Investor Alert: 'Recovery Room' scheme targeting Morgan Dragon Development Corp. investors

CALGARY, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) is warning Alberta investors of a 'recovery room' scheme that is targeting...

Jan 27, 2014, 15:28 ET

ASC publishes new rule to improve how investigators receive records

CALGARY, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (CSA) today published new ASC Rule 15-503 Production of Records (the Rule),...

Jan 27, 2014, 12:54 ET

Fowler and Schneider charged with securities fraud, warrant issued for their arrest

CALGARY, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has charged Kenneth Charles Fowler and Douglas Wayne Schneider with fraud...

Jan 08, 2014, 13:00 ET

ASC reciprocates bans against Morgan Dragon Development Corp., John Cheong and Herman Tse

CALGARY, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has reciprocated bans imposed by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)...

Jan 07, 2014, 11:39 ET

ASC sanctions Rogers Oil & Gas

CALGARY, Jan. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has found that Rogers Oil & Gas Inc. (ROG) illegally distributed...