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Graham Bevans is building a growing transactional and advisory business law practice focused on mergers and acquisitions as well as other corporate and commercial matters.

Sharing insights to support businesses over the COVID-19 pandemic, Graham co-presented on managing emergency business closures. He also co-authored bulletins on the risks of non-compliance with emergency orders, and the temporary relief of corporate requirements for shareholder and director meetings.

During his university studies, Graham was co-editor-in-chief of the Queen’s Law Journal, having previously served as an associate submissions editor on the Journal’s editorial board.


Expertise


Education & Admissions

2019
Called to the Ontario bar
2018
JD Queen's University
2015
MA York University
2011
BA (Honours) University of Toronto

Publications

Insights by Graham Bevans (8 Posts)

Featured Insight

Ontario Repeals Canadian Residency Requirement for Directors

Amendments to the Ontario Business Corporations Act remove Canadian resident director requirement and ease rules for written shareholder resolutions.

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Jun 15, 2021
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Ontario Declares New State of Emergency and Public Health Restrictions

The Government of Ontario declared a new provincial State of Emergency and additional public health measures restricting business activities.

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Jan 12, 2021
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Ontario Modernizing its Business Corporations Act

Ontario Modernizing its Business Corporations Act

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Oct 1, 2020
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Getting M&A Deals Done in the COVID-19 Era

This bulletin discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Canadian mergers and acquisitions and how buyers and sellers can deal with these issues.

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Sep 9, 2020
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The Uncertain Consequences of Waiving Consequential Damages in M&A Agreements

This bulletin discusses issues with the use of the term "consequential damages" in exclusion clauses and limitation of liability clauses.

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Aug 21, 2020
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May 1 Update: COVID 19: Temporary Relief of Corporate Requirements for Shareholder and Director Meetings

The provinces and federal government provide temporary measures to ease corporate compliance with legislative requirements and facilitate decision-making.

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May 1, 2020
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“Essential” Workplaces and Services – A National Roundup and Best Practices for Managing Business Closures

This webinar will discuss the nationwide impacts, rules and regulations for defining “essential” workplaces and services and the closure of non-essential businesses.

Apr 1, 2020
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COVID-19: “Essential” Information About the Consequences of Continuing to Operate a “Non-Essential Business” in Ontario and Québec

An outline of the potential consequences to continuing to operate a business ordered to close by the governments of Quebec and Ontario.

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Mar 25, 2020