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Global Mining Resource Disclosure

Brian Abraham

"The growing influence of the Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards (CRIRSCO) in mining resource disclosure, the membership by most of the critical mining and finance countries around the world and the clear movement to common disclosure requirements by regulators will only continue to grow..."

Community Engagement

Francisca Vergara, Sebastián Donoso
Sebastián Donoso & Asociados

"This chapter covers indigenous issues (UNDRIP and ILO Convention 169) under the broad umbrella of community engagement..."

Legacy Issues in M&A Transactions

Jorge Alberto Ledesma García

"Legacy liability (also known as successor liability) in M&A transactions is of key importance as it may significantly impact the value of the acquired target and the overall viability and success of the intended business..."

Mining Closure

Adolfo Duranona, Tomás Eduardo Trusso Krause Mayol

"This chapter is a comparison of various countries’ legislation, including requirements to ensure companies have the financial capacity to assume the costs related to closure and remediation..."

Sanctions and the Mining Industry

Andrei Liakhov, Mykola Lytvynenko

"This chapter examines various processes a mining company must follow when it (i) discovers that a project it is running or investing into (or both) is likely to be ‘sanctioned’, or (ii) is looking to enter a new jurisdiction with an abundance of natural resources but an unstable domestic situation (tribal wars, United Nations personnel killed, half of the economy unlawfully expropriated, etc) or is in a difficult international situation (brutal ruling regime, human rights abuses, war with neighbours, conflict with the Trump administration, etc)..."

Selected Commercial Mining Agreements

Carlos Vilhena Filho, Drummond C Trindade

"This chapter aims to address some key agreements in the mining industry, focusing on how they can affect mining ventures at an international level, as well as what the current related trends, opportunities, challenges and risks are within the industry that are of concern..."

Social Licence and the Rule of Law

"This chapter is intended as an overview of how the notion of social licence was born (as explained by Mr James Cooney in his article, ‘Reflections on the 20th anniversary of the term “social licence”’),2 and how and why, in countries with certain constitutional traditions, it has played a role that can be found contradictory to the rule of law, as the notion of social licence has eroded some capital constitutional principles..."

Streaming Agreements

Maximiliano Urrutia, Rafael Vergara

"This chapter will refer to the relevance that streaming agreements have gained over the past few years as a financing alternative for mining projects regardless of their stage of development (greenfield projects, projects in current operation, future expansions and even for business rescue), as opposed to traditional funding mechanisms such as equity and debt financing..."