Mining 2019

Mining 2019

Pages: 251

ISBN: 978-1-83862-125-4

  • £300.00

Expert local insight into the regulation of exploration and extraction across 23 jurisdictions, covering crucial topics such as: government policy, legislative framework and industry overview, ownership and acquisition of mining rights and title, duties, royalties and taxes, principal business structures for mining undertakings, sources of financing, classification of mineral reserves, restrictions on movement of goods, services, people and capital in connection with mining activities, environment, health and safety, international treaties and closure and remediation processes.

Published in June 2019, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Introduction
    • Michael J Bourassa, Fasken
  • Project development: how to get started
    • Alison Lacy, Fasken
  • Mining in Japan
    • Hiroyasu Konno and Yoshiaki Otsuki, Nishimura & Asahi
  • Latin America overview
    • Florencia Heredia, Allende & Brea


  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Ecuador
  • Finland
  • Ghana
  • Greenland
  • India
  • Mexico
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uzbekistan
  • Zambia

Michael J Bourassa, Fasken

Michael J Bourassa is a member of the global mining group at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, and acted as the group’s coordinator from 2004–2012. A recognised expert, Michael has accumulated extensive experience on both Canadian and international mining projects.

Michael will remain co-chair of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) Mining Law Committee until 31 December 2018, at which time he will become a council member of the IBA’s Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law. He currently serves as vice-chair of the international resource conference of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF) to be held in Rio de Janeiro in April 2019. He also served as director of the RMMLF and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada.

Widely recognised for his mining expertise, Michael has been ranked in several leading legal publications including Chambers Global, Chambers Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. He has also been named by Who’s Who Legal as ‘Mining Lawyer of the Year’ in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017, and recognised in Who’s Who Legal (compendium edition) for 13 consecutive years (which also recognised Fasken as the ‘Global Mining Law Firm of the Year’ in 2018 for the 10th time – the firm’s fourth consecutive win).

Alison Lacy, Fasken


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