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Tinkering with Title - Don’t Get Caught by Surprise
Thursday, December 17, 2015
On December 2, 2015, Bill 155, the Mining Amendment Act, 2015 (the “Bill 155”) was introduced in the Ontario legislature for 1st Reading. Bill 155 proposes various housekeeping amendments to the current Mining Act, R.S.O. 1990 read more »
The Paris Agreement - A Historic Climate Deal
Monday, December 14, 2015
Why should you care? The outcome of COP21 is of great interest to anybody in the energy, industrial and environmental sectors of the economy as the international community has finally reached an agreement showing global intention on behalf of the leaders of this world to fight climate change. read more »
Corporate Parent Liability: Litigation Risks for Resource Companies
Thursday, December 03, 2015
Traditionally, parent companies have been considered legally distinct entities and thus immune from the actions of their subsidiaries, a concept described as the “corporate veil”. read more »
Judge throws out multi-billion dollar Rio lawsuit against Vale
Friday, November 20, 2015
The mining lawsuit of the century ended with something of a whimper on Friday after a US judge dismissed Rio Tinto's lawsuit against Vale over rights to one of the biggest prizes in mining. read more »
US Congress grants citizens rights to own asteroid-mined riches
Thursday, November 12, 2015
After months of deliberation, the U.S. Congress has unanimously passed a legislation that establishes legal rights for citizens to own resources in outer space, which would ease asteroid mining companies plans. read more »

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