Work Area: Mining & metals

Colombia liable in high-mountain mining dispute

A divided International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal has found Colombia liable in a US$700 million claim brought by a Canadian mining company that was deprived of its right to operate within an environmental preservation zone.

17 September 2021

Cosan subsidiary acquires port and enters JV in Brazil

Atlântico, a subsidiary of Brazilian energy company Cosan, has enlisted Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire local port São Luís for 720 million reais (US$134 million) and enter into a joint venture with mining group Paulo Brito.

10 September 2021

DLA Piper and Guerrero Olivos in Canada-Chile gold mine financing

Canadian mining company Rio2 has hired four offices of DLA Piper LLP and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to get a US$135 million financing to develop a gold mine in Chile.

02 September 2021

Russia’s EuroChem buys Brazilian mining assets from Yara

Russian fertilizer producer EuroChem has hired Dentons in Moscow and three offices of Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire a Brazilian mining project from Norwegian company Yara for US$410 million.

09 August 2021

Peru’s Minera Antamina gets US$1 billion credit facility              

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Peru's Compañía Minera Antamina obtain a US$1 billion loan.

23 July 2021

Peruvian firms in gold mine refinancing

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped local mining company Minera IRL to refinance a US$104 million credit facility.

22 July 2021

Peru's Minsur gets US$300 million credit line

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York have helped Peruvian mining company Minsur obtain a US$300 million loan.

14 July 2021

Brazilian gold streaming deal calls on several firms

US miner Royal Gold has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to enter a US$110 million purchase agreement for gold produced at Ero Copper’s mine in Brazil.

13 July 2021

Peruvian and Canadian miners exchange shares

Canadian mining company Silver Mountain Resources has hired Dentons in Toronto and Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima to acquire a controlling stake in Peruvian counterpart Sociedad Minera Reliquias in a deal worth some US$23 million.

09 July 2021

Robalino Law adds three partners in Ecuador

Less than a month after launching its fourth Ecuadorian office, Robalino Law has boosted its disputes, labour, IP and natural resources departments by promoting three lawyers to partner.

16 June 2021

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