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Yale Hertzman

Tel: 416 594 4481 Fax: 1 844 275 6204

Yale is an associate in the Business Law, Cannabis Law and Emerging Technology groups. She provides counsel on a wide range of corporate law matters, including mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions of businesses.

Yale works closely with clients at each stage of a transaction, from collaborating with clients at the outset in negotiating the terms of a deal to closing the transaction. Yale also advises clients on commercial and business law matters relating to the day-to-day activities of their businesses.

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  • J.D., University of Toronto, 2015
  • B.A. (First Class Honours), Political Science & Economics, McGill University, 2011


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2016

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Update on the Proposed Regulation of Cannabis: Health Canada Releases Summary of Public Feedback

On March 19, 2018, Health Canada released a summary report (the “Summary”) of the comments it received during the 60-day public cons...
Mar 29, 2018
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

CSA and CDS Clarify Positions in Response to Recent Developments in U.S. Cannabis Laws and the Sessions Memorandum

Torkin Manes LLP published an article in November 2017 that provided guidance on the treatment of public issuers with U.S. cannabis-related activ...
Feb 16, 2018
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Health Canada Releases Consultation Paper on the Regulation of Cannabis – Part 2

In November 2017, Torkin Manes published an article that provided an overview of Health Canada’s consultation paper, Proposed Approach to the Re...
Jan 11, 2018
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Is Cannabis Coming to a Pharmacy Near You? Aphria Signs Deal with Shoppers to Supply Medical Cannabis

On December 4, 2017, Aphria Inc. (“Aphria”) (TSE:APH), a Leamington, Ontario-based licensed producer, announced that after many months of ...
Dec 15, 2017

News & Media

Torkin Manes’ Cannabis Law Group Successfully Assists on 25% of All Ontario Retail Cannabis License Applications

The Torkin Manes Cannabis Law Group is pleased to announce that it has successfully assisted on one quarter of all of the Ontario retail cannabis lice...
Apr 30, 2019
In the News

GTY Technology acquires Bonfire Interactive Ltd., Questica Inc. and Questica USCDN Inc.

Lexpert Magazine On February 19, 2019, GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (“GTY”), a special purpose acquisition company traded on the NASDAQ and which was formed to consumm...
Apr 2, 2019
In the News

Spin Master Corp. completes $150M secondary offering

Lexpert Magazine On May 24, 2017, Spin Master Corp. (Spin Master) (TSX: TOY) completed a secondary offering of 3,681,000 subordinate voting shares at a price of $40.75...
Dec 14, 2017