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Daniel Altikes

Co-Chair
Casper Herler

Mining Law Committee

The Mining Law Committee seeks to promote the interchange of information and views, and to advance knowledge among individual members of the committee and others as to laws, practices and procedures affecting all activities concerning minerals and mining throughout the world. The committee is part of the Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law.

About the Committee

The objective of the Mining Law Committee is to promote an interchange of information and views, and to advance knowledge among individual members of the committee and others as to laws, practices and procedures affecting all activities concerning minerals and mining throughout the world.

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Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law

Published quarterly, the Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law (JERL) is the journal of the SEERIL. Featuring contributions written by some of the finest academic minds and most successful practitioners in this area of study, JERL is a highly respected journal committed to reflecting contemporary issues that face the energy and natural resources sectors.

Call for articles

The Committee welcomes both written and audio content covering recent developments, new laws or regulations in your jurisdiction, book reviews, webinar/conference reports or any other material that may be of interest to Committee members.

All content submitted must:

  • not have been previously published;
  • include your name, email address, firm/equivalent and city;and
  • be authored by members of the Committee (in the case of multiple authors, at least one author must be a committee member. Non-member individuals such as regulators, industry experts, government officials and other high-profile individuals may be permitted to contribute if they are not in private practice.)

Written content must:

  • be in the region of 500-2,000 words (longer copy may be considered);
  • be submitted in MS Word format;
  • acknowledge all sources but keep endnotes to a minimum;
  • include your name, email address, firm/equivalent and city; and
  • include a short abstract of no more than 100 words and up to ten keywords.

In regards to audio/video content:

  • please discuss your plans with me prior to submission, to ensure the appropriate process with the IBA team Material will be published subject to the IBA's standard terms and conditions.
  • I very much look forward to receiving your contributions.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the newsletter editor.

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