"This is the second edition of the Practice Guide – Mining published by Lexology Getting The Deal Through, based in London, United Kingdom..."
"This chapter discusses the relevance that streaming agreements have gained in recent years as a financing alternative for mining projects regardless of their stage of development (greenfield, current operations, future expansions and even business rescue), as opposed to traditional funding mechanisms such as equity and debt financing..."
"This chapter aims to address some key agreements in the mining industry, focusing on how they can affect mining ventures at an international level, on the current related trends, opportunities, challenges and risks within the industry that are of concern..."
"The focus of the discussion in this chapter is lithium and the lithium industry, but it also considers battery production and the challenges for the future..."
"This aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of how the notion of social licence was born (as explained by James Cooney in his article, ‘Reflections on the 20th anniversary of the term “social licence”’), and how and why, in countries with certain constitutional traditions, it can be seen as contradictory to the rule of law, since the notion of social licence has eroded some capital constitutional principles..."
"Community engagement is a broad umbrella term for discussions about indigenous issues and the international standards relating thereto set forth by the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the International Labour Organization’s Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169) (ILO 169), among others..."
"In 2013, Norm Keith, author and colleague at Fasken, stated that ‘[c]orruption and bribery of public officials is a fact of life and also a way of life in many countries around the world’..."
"The mining industry of Ecuador has without a doubt generated a lot of interest within the international community of investors..."
"One of the most complicated issues – if not the most complicated – that mining companies face when attempting to carry out activities in most Latin American countries is, without doubt, the requirement for prior consultation of indigenous peoples and communities regarding activities on their ancestral territories, and of communities in general in and around the location of a given project, and their involvement in the process..."