- Corporate / Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions
- Securities & Corporate Finance
- 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 School||Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 2007; Columbia University School of Law, LL.M., 2011|
|Admitted||2008, Ontario; 2012, New York|
Graham Erion is an associate in the Toronto office of Davis LLP with a practice focused on corporate/commercial as well as securities and corporate finance.
Graham is experienced in a broad range of corporate finance transactions including large primary and secondary offerings and private placements raising over $2.5 billion in debt and equity for his clients. He also has a strong background in commercial matters and assists clients with shareholder relations, corporate governance, and regulatory advice.
Graham has specialized knowledge of Canada's anti-corruption laws and international corporate social responsibility initiatives and regularly assists clients in drafting compliance policies and conducting due diligence to manage and minimize liabilities in foreign operations.
Graham has experience in the mining, renewable energy and climate change sectors. Before joining Davis, Graham practised at two major Toronto law firms and was lead corporate counsel to a class action of plaintiffs in the enforcement of a landmark multi-billion dollar judgment.
Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
Legal Advisor, Islands First
Executive Committee Member, Climate Change Lawyers Network
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Lessons from GlaxoSmithKline’s Record $492 Million Bribery Fine in China
Graham Erion,Weiguo (William) He,Matthew A. Kersten, September 25, 2014
On September 19, 2014, pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) announced that its Chinese subsidiary had been found guilty of bribing health officials in the country and was forced to swallow a 3 billion yuan ($492 million CDN) penalty, the largest corporate fine in China’s history....
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