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REAL ESTATE COUNCIL OF BRITISH COLUMBIA DISCIPLINE DECISION

In the matter of the Real Estate Services Act

  S.B.C. 2004 ch. 42

AND in the matter of a Consent Order pursuant to Section 41 of the Real Estate Services Act

 

Respondent:  Nicolas Hans Jensen

File:  12-303

Date of Consent Order:  May 22, 2014

Issue: Nicolas Hans Jensen, representative, Onni Realty Inc., Vancouver, entered into a Consent Order with the Council that, while licensed with MAC Marketing Solutions Inc., Vancouver, he committed professional misconduct within the meaning of section 35(1)(a) of the Real Estate Services Act in that he contravened sections 3-4 and 4-7 of the Council Rules in that, on February 9, 2013, while in attendance at a presentation centre to conduct an interview with the media, he failed to restrict conduct on the part of the brokerage staff which resulted in a published interview of the staff by the media which he knew or ought to have known could result in a false or misleading statement.

Result: Nicolas Hans Jensen was subject to an Order of a discipline committee that he: (a) be suspended for fourteen (14) days, from July 9, 2014 to July 22, 2014 (inclusive); (b) at his own expense, register for and successfully complete the Real Estate Trading Services Remedial Education Course; and (c) pay enforcement expenses to the Council in the amount of $1,250.00.

Mitigating factors: As a result of the events on February 9, 2013, Mr. Jensen resigned from his employment with MAC Marketing Solutions Inc. and was unlicensed for the period from February 21, 2013 to March 21, 2013 (inclusive).

 P: June 26, 2014 R: June 26, 2019