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Ed Waitzer

Ed Waitzer

Ed Waitzer

Program Instructor


LL.B. Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
LL.M. Faculty of Law, University of Toronto


Former Falconbridge Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School, Mr. Waitzer currently holds the Jarislowsky Dimma Mooney Chair in Corporate Governance and is Director of the Hennick Centre for Business and Law at Osgoode Hall and the Schulich School of Business at York University. He was Chair of Stikeman Elliott from 1999 to 2006 and remains a senior partner whose practice focuses on complex business transactions. He also advises on a range of public policy and governance matters. He served (1993-1996) as Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission (and of the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions) and (until 1981) as Vice-President of The Toronto Stock Exchange. He has written and spoken extensively on a variety of legal and public policy issues and serves or has served as director of a number of corporations, foundations, community organizations, editorial boards and advisory groups. Called to the Ontario (1978) and the New York (1985) Bars.

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