Glen R. Johnson

Glen R. Johnson

Partner
Toronto: 416.865.8146
Fax 416.865.7380

Education

LLB, 1992
Osgoode Hall Law School
BA, 1989
Queen's University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1994

Overview

Glen Johnson’s practice includes securities regulation and corporate finance matters, with a focus on domestic and cross-border securities offerings. He has been involved in a wide range of public equity and debt offerings, private placements and M&A transactions, with a particular emphasis on structured products. He also advises Canadian issuers and securities industry participants on various regulatory compliance matters, including listings, governance and disclosure issues and regulation of market participants in Canada.

Representative Work

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Recognition

Best Lawyers' Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in securities law (2014-2017)

Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in Canada, capital markets: debt & equity (2017)

Lexpert/Thomson Canada’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities (2011-2014)

Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate finance and securities (2012-2013)

Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer?—Recommended Canadian lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity (2010-2012)

Insights

Women in the C-Suite: Can Securities Law Advance Gender Equality?

Capital Markets 2015 Mid-Year Report

Media

Professional Involvement

Glen has been an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Law School from 2007 to 2012, teaching the upper year securities regulation course.

He has also spoken on securities regulatory issues at a number of conferences.

Directorships

  • Volcano Non-Profit Productions, a Toronto-based theatre company
  • Director and Chair, Leadership and Governance Committee, AIDS Committee of Toronto

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Securities Law Subcommittee, Ontario Bar Association
  • Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission (past member)