William K. Orr

Bill focuses his practice on corporate governance and has acted for many boards of directors and independent committees of boards. He specializes in securities regulation including multi-national transactions in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and other countries.

He is a recognized expert in public and private financing, private placements, takeover bids, mergers and acquisitions, going-private transactions, corporate governance, restructurings, and stock exchange and securities enforcement issues. His clients include boards and independent committees of boards of directors, public companies, investment dealers and institutional investors. Bill has taught securities regulation and business law courses at Queen's University, Osgoode Hall Law School, McGill University and the University of Toronto. In 1985 he co-authored a book, Private Placements in Canada, published by Carswell.


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