Decisions and Freeze and cease trade orders

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Bureau de décision et de révision

(the Bureau) of a notice of hearing related to the matter of Carrefour in respect of Robert Savoie.

See notice of hearing 2009-041 (pdf - 951 KB)This link will open in a new window.

On August 9, 2013, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) filed a request with the Bureau to further extend by 120 days the freeze order initially issued on December 7, 2009 in the matter of Carrefour. This extension request applies to the following companies and individuals: dir=ltr tabindex=3 title=Normand Bouchard type=html>Normand Bouchard1, Mario Dumais, Tri Minh Huynh, Mario Paquin, Gérald Parkin, Gia Tuong Quan, Thinh Tuong Quan (also known as Jacky Quan), Robert Savoie, Bartelomeo Torino, Richard Tremblay, dir=ltr tabindex=4 title=Claude Valade type=html>Claude Valade2, René Viau, Serge Belval, 9175-9704 Québec inc., operating under the name Investissement Max, and Fonds de placement Nor-West.

The hearing for this request will be held on September 12, 2013 starting at 9:30 a.m., in the Paul-Fortugno room located at 500 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, no. 16.40, in Montréal, Québec.

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is the regulatory and oversight body for Québec's financial sector.

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1 Respondent Normand Bouchard should not be confused with Normand Bouchard of Bouchard, Gratton, Beaudoin et Associés inc. and Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc. in Brossard, holder of certificate No. 104 223, or Normen Bouchard of Services financiers Normen Bouchard inc. in Québec City, holder of certificate No. 104 225, who are not affected by the decision.

2 Respondent Claude Valade should not be confused with Claude Valade of Primerica Financial Services Ltd. and PFSL Investments Canada Ltd. in Blainville, holder of certificate no. 162 214, who is not affected by the decision.