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Responsible mining opportunities and laws in Myanmar

Mining remains the most untapped sector in Myanmar. With the introduction of laws that more closely mirror international standards and a more generally investor-friendly regime and legal framework, the Myanmar mining sector is poised to swiftly enter the ranks of big resource producing nations.

Released on Sep 21, 2021

Recent developments in Brazilian mining regulations – licensing, tailings dams and mine closures

The mining sector is one of the most strategic and essential to the development of the Brazilian economy, but also one of the most complex. It was the last to have a regulatory agency and after a long period of discussions and challenges new rules are finally being issued to promote its development.

Released on Sep 21, 2021

The requirement for empowerment in the South African mining sector: looking for legal certainty from the courts

South Africa is a country rich in minerals and the mining sector plays a pivotal role in the economy. Bringing about legal certainty and finality on the requirements for empowerment in the South African mining sphere is an issue that is highly anticipated.

Released on Sep 21, 2021

The new Portuguese regulation on mineral deposits

This article addresses the entry into force of Decree Law No 30/2021, of 7 May, proceeding with the regulation of Law 54/2015, of 22 June, which establishes the legal framework on mining activities in Portugal, including prospecting, exploration and exploitation of geological resources.

Released on Sep 21, 2021

Book review: The Law and Governance of Mining and Minerals: A Global Perspective

In her ambitiously conceived recent book, The Law and Governance of Mining and Minerals: A Global Perspective, Dr Ana Elizabeth Bastida offers important and welcome new paradigms for contemporary studies and teachings about international mining law and governance.

Released on Sep 21, 2021