IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C4.3, Convention Centre, Level 4

Session information

Anti-corruption issues in the mining industry
Room C4.3, Convention Centre, Level 4


Mining Law Committee (Lead)
Anti-Corruption Committee


This session will focus on the current anti-corruption measures applied by the mining industry concerning the relationship with public authorities/officers and the relationship with communities, addressing issues such as permitting, mining licences, legislative changes, contracts and communities participation. The idea is to discuss the relevant law and the applicable standards in the industry, the challenges that mining companies face in this regard and the possibilities to make improvements concerning this topic.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Pedro Freitas Veirano Advogados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Co-Chair, Mining Law Committee
Carlos Perez-Cotapos Cariola Diez Perez-Cotapos, Santiago, Chile; Treasurer, Mining Law Committee


John W Boscariol McCarthy Tetrault LLP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Peter Leon Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Johannesburg, South Africa; Member, African Regional Forum Advisory Board
Lucinda Low Steptoe & Johnson, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Rachel Nicolson Allens, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia