Work Area: Mining & metals

Indian mining tycoon’s family revive claim against Uruguay

Children of Indian mining tycoon Pramod Agarwal have overturned an award that declined jurisdiction over their US$4 billion investment treaty claim against Uruguay.

03 March 2023

Canadian miner buys assets from Sumitomo in Bolivia

Canadian firms Boughton Law Corporation and Aird & Berlis LLP, three offices of Dorsey & Whitney LLP and PPO Abogados in La Paz have helped British Columbia-based San Cristóbal Mining acquire a Bolivian mine from Japan’s Sumitomo.

20 February 2023

Chilean firms advise on iodine acquisition

NLD Abogados has helped Chilean mining group Graneros acquire local counterpart SCM Bullmine, handing the buyer several iodine mining assets.

31 January 2023

Bichara hires Pinheiro Neto lawyer as mining partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Bichara Advogados has strengthened its mining department by hiring a senior associate from Pinheiro Neto Advogados as partner.

24 January 2023

Australian companies swap mining assets in Argentina

Australian lithium company Allkem has enlisted Jones Day to divest its Argentine mining subsidiary Borax to fellow Australian business Golden Wattle Springs.

20 January 2023

Canadian copper company inks investment with Ecuador

Bustamante Fabara has helped Canadian copper company Solaris Resources and its Ecuadorean subsidiary invest US$42 million in a local mining project.

13 January 2023

Stocche Forbes announces seven new partners

Brazil's Stocche Forbes Advogados has strengthened several practice areas by promoting seven lawyers to partner, growing its partnership by a fifth.

22 December 2022

JCHX partners with Canada’s Cordoba for mining JV in Colombia

Clifford Chance LLP in Beijing and Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón have helped Chinese engineering company JCHX Mining Management enter a landmark US$100 million agreement to develop one of Colombia’s largest copper mines with Canada’s Cordoba Minerals.

21 December 2022

Green Energy: Latin America’s Next Big Natural Resources Opportunity?

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

The race to develop the capacity of transformative green energy production has picked up pace as countries worldwide announce and implement increasingly ambitious carbon reduction targets, inspiring Latin America's effort to become a major player in the space.

16 December 2022

The Critical Nature of Social Licence in the Extractive Industry in Mexico

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

In Latin American countries like Mexico, the development of the concept of social licence – the idea that the community that will be affected by a project has a say in it – is nuanced and intrinsically tied to social and political developments in key areas like environmental protection.

16 December 2022

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