- International Risk Management
- Charities & Not-for-Profit
- Climate Change
- Securities & Corporate Finance
- Corporate / Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions
|Contact Info||Telephone: 416.369.5287|
|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|
•Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, New York Bar Association
•Member, Ontario Bar Association
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.
•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.
•Executive Member, Columbia Alumni Association, Toronto Chapter
•Legal Advisor, Islands First
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
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...
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