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David A Hausman Toronto Lawyer

David A. Hausman

Partner Fasken
No matter how experienced your organization’s leadership, the turbulent economy, increasingly competitive marketplace and frequent regulatory changes can impact your ability to function efficiently and effectively.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1991
Language(s) English, French
Office(s) Toronto

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.

  • Recognized as top tier (Band 1) in Litigation: Securities (Ontario), Chambers Canada 2019 to 2021
  • Recognized in Securities Law in Toronto, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2008 to 2021
  • Recognized in Ontario as a "Litigation Star" in Securities, Benchmark Litigation Canada 2017 to 2020
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  • LLB University of Toronto
  • BA (Honours) McGill University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
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