Welcome to the latest edition of the Mayer Brown Global Mining Update which focuses on some of the key legal issues and developments that have been affecting the Mining sector over recent months.
New York Associate David B. Kobray discusses the details of the recently introduced American Mineral Security Act.
London partner Ian Coles discusses the themes and challenges that mining companies have faced when addressing decarbonisation, in an article for Mining Magazine.
London partner Rachel Speight wrote an article for Mining Magazine in which she discussed the issues facing the industry in regards to mining projects which are 'stranded' in areas without surrounding infrastructure.
Chicago-based partner Barry Machlin discusses the role of both Export Credit Agencies and Political Risk Insurers in regards to project financings around the globe.
London-based senior associate Joseph Otoo discuss the decision of Gécamines, DRC's state mining company to renegotiate all contracts with international miners, and the general trend within Africa to create greater economic balance in mining contracts.
London-based partner Sam Eastwood discusses how multinational businesses deal with human rights claims.
- Marrakech, 9 – 11 June –Rachel Speight and Emma Sturt will be representing the Mayer Brown mining team at the World Association of Mining Lawyers Conference, taking place at Es Saadi Palace in Marrakech. Please get in touch if you are attending and would like to meet the team.
- London, 25 - 26 June – Members of the Mayer Brown Mining team will be attending the Arab and African Mining Conference at the Queen Elizabeth II centre. Please get in touch if you are attending and would like to meet the team.
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