David Hausman practices exclusively in the field of securities litigation. Regularly representing investment dealers, public companies, mutual funds, directors and officers, David advises clients on regulatory investigations and proceedings before provincial securities commissions, all Canadian stock exchanges and self-regulatory organizations.
Representing both bidders and targets in contested mergers and acquisitions transactions, David also advises clients on governance issues in the public company context.
From 1994-1996, David served as an enforcement counsel at the Ontario Securities Commission. Drawing on his experience there, David continues to act for the securities regulator, as well as acting for foreign regulators on securities regulation and enforcement matters.
Frequently speaking on the regulation of mutual funds, corporate governance, insider trading, mergers, acquisitions, and securities enforcement investigations and proceedings, David is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto.
David’s expertise is recognized by Benchmark Canada, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Best Lawyers.