Graham Erion: Lawyer with Davis LLP

Graham Erion

Associate
Toronto,  ON  Canada
http://https://www.dlapiper.com
Phone416.369.5287

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Practice Areas

  • International Risk Management
  • Charities & Not-for-Profit
  • Climate Change
  • Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Corporate / Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Energy
  • India
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 416.369.5287
Fax: 416.777.7419
http://https://www.dlapiper.com
 
University University of Victoria, B.A., Honours, with distinction, 2002; York University, Masters of Environmental Studies, 2007
 
Law SchoolOsgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 2007; Columbia University School of Law, LL.M., 2011
 
Admitted2008, Ontario; 2012, New York
 
Memberships 

Membership

•Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, New York Bar Association
•Member, Ontario Bar Association

 
LanguagesEnglish
 
Biography

Graham Erion is an associate in the Toronto office with a practice focused on complex corporate and commercial matters and regulatory compliance.

Graham is experienced in a broad range of Canadian and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions including public offerings and private placements in debt and equity markets.

He has specialized knowledge of Canada's anti-corruption laws and international corporate social responsibility initiatives. Additionally, Graham has conducted risk assessments, drafted compliance policies and trained employees for numerous clients in managing their liabilities in foreign operations.

Graham has experience in the mining, infrastructure, renewable energy and climate change sectors. He also regularly assists for-profit and not-for-profit clients on corporate governance, including director's and officer's liability, shareholder relations and conduct of annual meetings.

A regular contributor to legal publications, Graham also authored Practical Law Company's “Establishing a Business in Canada Guide” for 2014 and 2015.

Experience

•Acted for Sprott Resource Lending Partnership in a non-revolving secured $140 million credit facility to Altius Minerals Corp. to fund its acquisition of coal and potash royalties from Prairie Mines & Royalty Ltd.
•Acted for Appvion, Inc. on its US$60 Million receivables securitization.

Credentials

Community Involvement

•Executive Member, Columbia Alumni Association, Toronto Chapter
•Legal Advisor, Islands First

 
ISLN922713737
 

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Canada’s CSR Strategy Gets Serious: Implications for the Extractive Sector
Graham Erion,Matthew A. Kersten, February 27, 2015
On November 14, 2014, the Government of Canada quietly announced important new "enhancements" to the Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy for Canada’s extractive sector (the CSR Strategy). The CSR Strategy now includes two more CSR “best practice guidelines” and, for...

The Five Biggest Corruption Compliance Lessons from OECD Foreign Bribery Report
Graham Erion,Jeffrey D. Horswill, February 27, 2015
On December 2, 2014, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) released its ground-breaking Foreign Bribery Report. This report analyzed the 427 foreign bribery cases that have been concluded by the 41 countries that are signatories to the OECD’s 1999...

Canada Introduces Payment Reporting Legislation: What Mining and Oil & Gas Companies Need to Know
Graham Erion,John Munnis, November 17, 2014
On October 23, 2014, the Government of Canada introduced its long-awaited legislation to mandate disclosure of public payments made by mining and oil & gas companies for the commercial development of oil, gas and minerals. The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (the “Act”)...

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Graham Erion

Suite 6000, 100 King Street West
TorontoON M5X 1E2
 

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