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Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines Open for Comment

14th January 2020 On 4 December 2019, the Minister for the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (the "DMR") published the draft Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines (the "Draft Guidelines") for public comment. According to the Draft Guidelines, interested and affected parties are invited to submit written... 

Draft Amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Regulations

19th December 2019 On 28 November 2019, the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy published the Draft Amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Regulations, 2019 ("Draft Amendment Regulations") for public comment. According to the Draft Amendment Regulations, interested and affected parties... 

Chief Restructuring Officer – What role can it play?

18th October 2019 South African state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are coming under tremendous pressure to do something to extricate themselves from their financial woes.  Any kind of bankruptcy event cannot be the answer:  because of the obvious cross-default impact such a declaration will have on various debt and... 

Fasken Enhances its Insolvency and Restructuring Expertise Bench Strength with New Hires

1st August 2019 Fasken announces the arrival of Haroon Laher, partner, in the Insolvency and Restructuring Group along with his team members, senior associate Lerothodi Mohale, associate Lillian Mello and legal assistant Charleen van Blerk. Haroon is well respected for his in-depth knowledge of financial... 

Fasken Named Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal for 11th Time

5th June 2019 Toronto (Canada) - For the eleventh time, Fasken has been recognized as the world’s top Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal for 2019, which is also the fifth consecutive win for the Firm. Fasken has received this award more than any other law firm in the world. Fasken has earned... 

Minerals Council Files Application to Review and set Aside Certain Provisions of The Mining Charter 2018

3rd April 2019 On 26 March 2019, the Minerals Council of South Africa ("Council") instituted an application with the High Court, Pretoria, for  a judicial review and setting aside of certain provisions of the Broad Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry 2018 (the "Mining... 
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