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Andrew J. Wilder

Tel: 416 777 5402  Fax: 1 888 587 5762

Andrew is a partner at Torkin Manes. He heads up our Corporate Finance Group and co-leads our Cannabis Group. He is also a member of our Business Law and Technology, Privacy & Data Management Groups. He provides counsel on transactions as well as day-to-day activities for a wide range of clients, including underwriters and issuers in public and private offerings, venture capital firms, information technology, internet security, marketing, software, healthcare, geothermal and social media companies, as well as private equity/merchant banks, secured lenders, shareholder communication and corporate governance advisory firms and many others.

His corporate experience includes the successful completion of numerous complex transactions, including share and asset acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, partnerships, amalgamations, loan transactions, corporate reorganizations, private equity-sponsored deals and the negotiation, drafting and settlement of commercial agreements of all description. In addition, Andrew regularly provides advice in matters related to general corporate governance and shareholder disputes. Over the past several years, Andrew has become increasingly active in the information technology space for a variety of clients.

Andrew’s securities law experience includes mandates related to public offerings, private placements, reverse takeovers, capital pool companies, public proxy battles, fairness opinions, shareholder meetings and advising investment funds. He frequently deals with Canadian securities and exchange regulatory authorities in connection with securities law matters, stock exchange listings, continuous disclosure obligations and other regulatory compliance issues.

  • Health Canada Releases Consultation Paper on the Regulation of Cannabis

    Torkin Manes LegalPoint

  • Ontario Introduces Legislation to Regulate the Sale and Consumption of Cannabis with Bill 174

    Torkin Manes LegalPoint

  • Guidance for Public Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities

    Torkin Manes LegalPoint

  • Tightening the Nuts and Bolts

    Rest in Peace: Exploring Legal Issues Surrounding Death and Taxes, Torkin Manes Annual Business Law Seminar

  • Private Mid-Market Acquisitions and Divestitures

    6th Annual M&A Valuation for CFOs Conference 

  • A Target’s Perspective: Due Diligence in the Stackpole Limited Acquisition

    Due Diligence Skills & Best Practices Conference

  • Integrating the Legal & Business Side of Due Diligence

    7th Annual Due Diligence Conference 

  • Mergers and Acquisitions: New Threats and Opportunities
  • Utilizing Twenty-First Century Technology to Facilitate Due Diligence in Corporate Financings
  • Utilizing Twenty-First Century Technology to Facilitate Due Diligence in Friendly Mergers & Acquisitions
More Speaking & Writing
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Private Capital Markets Association of Canada
  • Canada Israel Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Executive Committee of Lawyers4Wiesenthal
  • Founding Committee Member of Bay Street Fore A Cause



  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1996


  • LL.B., University of Ottawa Law School, 1994
  • B.A., Economics, University of Western Ontario, 1990