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Michael J. Hanley

Tel: 416 777 5431  Fax: 1 888 497 8651

Michael advises entrepreneurial business clients involved in diverse concerns, including financial services, consumer products, mining exploration, green technologies, manufacturing and distribution, and investment funds, among others.

In securities matters, Michael’s expertise includes private and public offerings of securities, advising on compliance with securities legislation and stock exchange rules, shareholder meetings, advising investment funds and the registration of securities advisors and dealers.

His corporate experience includes negotiating and drafting shareholder agreements and commercial contracts, corporate governance matters, business acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations, and secured lending.

  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
  • Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada (ECFA)
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Private Capital Markets Association of Canada
  • Head of Torkin Manes' Community Participation Committee
  • Many years' experience coaching minor hockey



  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1991


  • LL.B., University of Western Ontario, 1989
  • B.Comm. (Honours), Queen's University, 1986