Mining

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas Abogados is regularly engaged by mining companies (major, mid-tier and junior), other participants in the mining industry (contractors, service providers, etc.), investors in min¬ing projects and financial institutions acting as funding providers and/or structuring advisers in matters involving corporate finance, M&A and joint venture transactions, as well as non-trans¬actional and/or regulatory matters.

Our clients participate in mining projects on six continents and are engaged in all segments of the industry (explo¬ration, development, production, smelting, refining and metal marketing, etc.). Thus, our mining law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, restructuring, tax, labor and litigation lawyers understand and have extensive experience with the technical, regulatory and transactional challenges that arise at all stages of a mining project (concession granting, land acquisition, exploration & bankable feasibility studies, financing, permitting and all the way to reclamation, etc.). Our experience includes working under the SEC Industry Guide 7, the Canadian National Instrument 43-101, the JORC Code, the SAMREC Code and other relevant industry codes and standards.

Our firm offers, amongst others, the following services

  • Business contractual planning
  • Tax & Labor structuring
  • Investment Stability Agreement advisory
  • Mining concessions assignment contracts
  • Option/Purchase agreements
  • Earn-in agreements
  • Operating contracts
  • EPC and EPCM contracts
  • Template service contracts (mining contractors)
  • Hedge agreements
  • Concentrates purchase contracts
  • Domestic and international IPOs (junior mining financing)
  • Memorandums of Understanding
  • Due diligences
  • Joint Venture agreements and other business combination agreements
  • Share purchase agreements
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Divestitures and spin-offs
  • Environmental advisory
  • Advisory in controversy resolution arising from mining contracts