Edward Waitzer is a senior partner and leader of the Corporate Governance Group. His practice focuses on complex business transactions, as well as advising on public policy and governance matters. Ed was Chair of Stikeman Elliott from 1999 to 2006. He has served as Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission (and of the Technical Committee of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions), as Vice President of the TSX, and more recently, as Chair of the LCBO. He has written and spoken extensively on a variety of legal and public policy issues. He is the former Falconbridge Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School. He is currently a Professor and holds the Jarislowsky Dimma Mooney Chair in Corporate Governance and is Director of the Hennick Centre for Business and Law at Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business at York University. He is an inaugural Fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel and a Senior Fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute and of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Ed is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Corporate Governance Lawyers, and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, among others.