David Hausman practises exclusively in the field of securities litigation. As part of his practice, David regularly represents investment dealers, public companies, mutual funds, directors and officers in a wide-range of matters including regulatory investigations and proceedings before provincial securities commissions, all Canadian stock exchanges and self-regulatory organizations. David is also experienced in representing bidders and targets in contested mergers and acquisition transactions. He regularly advises on governance issues in the public company context. From 1994 to 1996, David served as an enforcement counsel at the Ontario Securities Commission and thereafter continued to act for the Commission in a variety of enforcement matters. As part of his practice, David advises foreign regulators on securities regulation and enforcement matters. David joined Fasken Martineau as an articling student in 1989, became an associate in 1991 and a partner in 1997.
David is a frequent speaker and panellist at numerous legal and industry conferences regarding securities regulatory matters, including the regulation of mutual funds, corporate governance, insider trading, mergers and acquisitions and securities enforcement investigations and proceedings. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Law School where he co-leads the Securities Law in the Adversarial Setting course.