A leading lawyer in his field, Glen has a wealth of securities regulatory knowledge and capital markets experience guiding major underwriters and issuers in their domestic and cross-border equity and debt finance matters.
Glen regularly guides clients in their securities regulation and corporate finance matters, particularly in the area of domestic and cross-border securities offerings. He works with clients on a wide range of public equity and debt offerings, private placements and M&A transactions, with a particular emphasis on structured products.
Glen also counsels Canadian issuers and securities industry participants on regulatory compliance matters, including listings, governance and disclosure issues and regulation of market participants in Canada.
Sources consider Glen Johnson to be a ‘technical expert’ and ‘a very good lawyer.’ He has a broad debt and equity practice, with particular experience representing clients in structured note offerings.
—Chambers Global, 2021
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity
Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity
The Legal 500—Leading lawyer in capital markets
IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in capital markets
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in securities law and corporate law
Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities
Who’s Who Legal—Leading Canadian lawyer in capital markets
Glen is on the Securities Law Subcommittee of the Ontario Bar Association and is a past member of the Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission.
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.
In the community, Glen serves as the Director and Chair on the Leadership and Governance Committee of the AIDS Committee of Toronto.