Graham Erion: Lawyer with Davis LLP

Graham Erion

Associate
Toronto,  ON  Canada
Phone416.369.5287

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Corporate / Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Energy
  • Charities & Not-for-Profit
  • Climate Change
  • International Risk Management
 
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 

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

 
LanguagesEnglish
 
Biography

Profile

Graham Erion is an associate in the Toronto office of Davis LLP 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 and the firm’s Charities & Not for Profit law blog, Graham also authored Practical Law Company’s “Establishing a Business in Canada Guide” for 2014 and 2015.

Notable Matters
Appvion Limited Closes US$60 Million Receiva... June 02, 2014 On June 2, 2014, Appvion Limited, previously Appleton Papers, and its Canadian...
Sprott Resource Lending Partnership Closes $... April 28, 2014 On April 28, 2014, Altius Minerals Corporation completed the acquisition of a...

Publications
Ontario 2015 Renewable Energy Outlook: Procu... February 04, 2015 In recent years, the Ontario Power Authority’s (“OPA”) Feed-in Tariff (“FIT”) program...
Ontario 2015 Renewable Energy Outlook: Regul... February 04, 2015 The market for renewable power in Ontario will continue to be busy...
Establishing a Business in Canada (Federal)... February 02, 2015 The Davis LLP team of Ted Maduri, Justin Mooney, Marc Philibert and...
The Five Biggest Corruption Compliance Lesso... December 12, 2014 This report analyzed the 427 foreign bribery cases that have been concluded...
Canada’s CSR Strategy Gets Serious: Implic... November 24, 2014 On November 14, 2014, the Government of Canada quietly announced important new...
Canada Introduces Payment Reporting Legislat... October 27, 2014 On October 23, 2014, the Government of Canada introduced its long-awaited legislation...

In The Media
Graham Erion Advises Companies to be Prepare... February 23, 2015 Published in the Advocate Daily, Davis LLP’s Graham Erion comments on the...
The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures ... February 23, 2015 Davis LLP’s Graham Erion explains the basic payment reporting obligation and how it is...
Important Lessons in Corruption to be Learne... February 23, 2015 Graham Erion of Davis LLP, noted in Advocate Daily, that there are lessons...
The Importance of Complying with the New Can... February 23, 2015 Davis LLP’s Graham Erion explains some of the issues surrounding the transition...
Graham Erion Comments on New Resource Paymen... February 23, 2015 Davis LLP’s Graham Erion discusses the obstacles to mandatory resource payment reporting...
Graham Erion Discusses the Implications of C... February 23, 2015 Davis LLP’s Graham Erion comments on the first anti-bribery jail sentence and...

Blogs
Implications of CBSA’s Recent Imposition o... Climate Change Law Practice Group Blog March 11, 2015 The Canadian Border Services Agency (the “CBSA”)...
Fundraising Compliance Tips for Registered C... Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Blog May 07, 2014 Fundraising is one of the most heavily...
CNCA Transition Deadline Fast Approaching!... Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Blog March 11, 2014 All not-for-profit corporations (NFPs) incorporated under the...
The Ontario Not-for-Profit Act Remains in a ... Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Blog March 11, 2014 In 2010, Ontario attempted to modernize the...

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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