Work Area: Mining & metals

Demarest reinforces mining and infrastructure offerings

Brazilian Elite firm Demarest Advogados has bolstered its mining and infrastructure departments by promoting two lawyers to partner.

09 December 2022

Dentons' Bogotá office stars in Canadian gold mining merger

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá has helped Aris Gold in the sale of its business to fellow Canadian mining company GCM for US$424 million, a deal that includes the target’s gold mines in Colombia.

02 November 2022

US steelmaker buys Mexican scrap recycler

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has helped US metals recycler Steel Dynamics acquire Mexican counterpart Roca Acero from investment company Brown Gibbons Lang.

27 October 2022

Canadian miner goes for gold with royalties buy in Peru

Canada’s Maverix Metals has enlisted Dentons (Peru) to buy a portfolio of global mining royalties, including the smelter return proceeds of one of Peru’s largest mines, from Toronto-based Barrick Gold in a US$60 million deal.

21 October 2022

Cosan acquires minority stake in Vale

Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped energy company Cosan acquire a minority stake in mining giant Vale, a deal worth some 21 billion reais (US$4 billion).

19 October 2022

Chinese mining investor brings arbitration claim against Ecuador

A Chinese mining company that says it lost control over a gold and silver project in Ecuador after it was invaded by activists has made good on its threat to file an investment treaty claim.

12 October 2022

Multiple firms lead Peruvian mining loan

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Peruvian mining company Raura secure a US$126 million loan.

03 October 2022

Honorato Delaveau boosts offering with double hire

Chilean Highly Recommended firm Honorato Delaveau has strengthened its natural resources and corporate practices by hiring a partner and a senior associate.

30 September 2022

CMS strengthens Colombia and Peru offices

The Highly Recommended Bogotá and Lima offices of international law firm CMS have bolstered their mining and fintech practices, respectively, through two partner hires.

27 September 2022

Mining Disputes in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America

The region’s mineral-rich resources and exploration potential makes it an attractive forum for investment. The interactions between investors and the host state, surrounding communities and other actors (such as service providers and business partners) all have potential to give rise to disputes.

15 September 2022

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