Practice Guide: Mining

Practice Guide: Mining

ISBN: 978-1-78915-124-4

  • £300.00

"This is the first edition of Practice Guide – Mining published by Getting the Deal Through, a division of Law Business Research. It is my pleasure to serve as editor and to have assisted in recommending authors who were prepared to contribute an assortment of chapters. The final product addresses various legal themes that are topical to the international mining industry, and are written from diverse jurisdictional viewpoints. The authors are from the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Ukraine. For the most past, the contributors have been active with the International Bar Association or the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, or both." - Michael Bourassa (Editor)

Published in December 2018, this edition contains the following chapters:

Editorial chapters:

  • Introduction
    • Michael Bourassa, Fasken


  • Project Financing in the Mining Sector
  • Streaming Agreements
  • Legacy Issues in M&A Transactions
  • Selected Commercial Mining Agreements
  • Battery Minerals – A View on Lithium Brine Projects in Latin America
  • Tax Stability in the Mining Industry
  • A High Price to Pay – An Overview of Anti-Corruption Law in Canada
  • Community Engagement
  • Social Licence and the Rule of Law
  • Mining Closure
  • Argentina, Mining and Glacier Protection
  • The Legal Nature of Mining Rights in Ecuador
  • Sanctions and the Mining Industry
  • Global Mining Resource Disclosure

Michael 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).

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