IN THE MATTER OF Gerard Owen Gardiner – Registration Review Hearing Decision

Type: Registration Review Hearing> Decision


Richard Korble
Acting Vice President, Registration

July 23, 2020 (Saskatchewan) – On December 23, 2019, the Registration Subcommittee of the Saskatchewan District Council imposed terms and conditions on Gerard Owen Gardiner’s registration and approval in the categories of Portfolio Management, Supervisor, and Registered Representative with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). These terms and conditions require Mr. Gardiner to be under Close Supervision. Mr. Gardiner sought a review of that decision by an IIROC Hearing Panel (the Panel).

On July 8, 2020, the Panel affirmed the Subcommittee’s decision requiring Mr. Gardiner be under Close Supervision.

The decision of the Panel is available at: Owen Gardiner, Gerard – Registration Review Hearing Decision, under News and Publications – Registration Review Hearings of the IIROC website at

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