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Ari Tenenbaum

Tel: 416 643 8817 Fax: 1 888 312 0065

Ari is a partner in our Business Law and Corporate Finance Groups. His practice focuses on all aspects of business and corporate law. He routinely leads complex transactions, including share and asset acquisitions and dispositions as well as corporate reorganizations.

Ari negotiates and successfully implements private placement and venture capital transactions, as well as many secured and unsecured lending facilities. Through his involvement in the New York State Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association and his other international networks, he regularly provides legal advice for cross-border work, both inbound and outbound. In addition to all of the above specialized areas, Ari also provides counsel on day-to-day activities for a wide range of clients, from start-ups to established enterprises.

Ari brings to his practice strong analytical skills and an ability to assess situations quickly, focusing energies on key issues to effect pragmatic, timely solutions. One of his greatest skills is the ability to make the law make sense, ensuring his clients are engaged and informed at all stages. Ari's extensive experience in community organizations has imbued him with the skills necessary to relate to a wide variety of personalities and communities.  

Community Involvement





  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2002
  • B.A., (with Distinction) in Political Science, York University, 1999


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2003

Publications & Presentations


What You Missed During Tax Season 2018

Torkin Manes Webinar On Wednesday, May 16th Torkin Manes held a webinar on the key issues that you may have missed during tax season. Topics included: Recent tax changes...
May 16, 2018
Aug 15, 2017

Open Border - Hidden Risks

Moderator, Torkin Manes Annual Business Law Seminar
Nov 17, 2016


What You Need to Know for 2019 Regarding Tax, Estate Planning and Real Estate

This seminar is for accountants, business owners, managers, financial advisors and bankers. There is no charge for this seminar. 8:00 - 8:30 &nb...
Nov 6, 2018: 08:00 - 10:00

Webinar: What You Missed During Tax Season 2018

Join our panel on Wednesday, May 16th at 9:30am for a discussion on the key issues that you may have missed during tax season.
May 16, 2018: 09:30 - 10:30

Open Border - Hidden Risks

Canada and the United States share one of the most unobstructed borders in the world. Many companies and families are active on both sides of the 49th...
Nov 17, 2016: 09:00 - 11:00

Incentivizing Employees – Choosing the Right “Option”

Our speakers will discuss the various forms of deferred employee compensation, including stock options, phantom shares, share appreciation rights plan...
Nov 17, 2015