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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... 

Canadian mining companies under siege in proxy contests – law firm

22nd February 2019 The number of proxy contests in Canada reached a four-year high in 2018, jumping to 13, including ten board-related contests, seven of which were in the mining or oil and gas sectors, according to international law firm Fasken. The seven mining-related board contests include Detour Gold... 

South African Budget Speech 2019 – Tax Proposals

21st February 2019 The Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, delivered South Africa’s 2019 Budget speech to Parliament on 20 February 2019. In the 2019 Budget Review tax amendments have been proposed by the Minister and we have set out below a summary of certain of these proposals. It is important to bear in mind that... 

Competition Amendment Act – A New Chapter

15th February 2019 The Competition Amendment Act (‘Amendment Act’) was signed into law on 13 February 2019 by President Cyril Ramaphosa. The Amendment Act, which comes into effect at a later unknown date, introduces some significant changes, which fundamentally alter the scope of South Africa’s competition law and... 

Policy and Regulatory Framework for South Africa’s Mining Industry - Looking ahead

7th February 2019 There’s never been a more pertinent time to reflect on the current landscape of the mining industry in South Africa than now. The year 2018 was an eventful year for the mining industry. The year saw the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the new President of the ruling African National Congress (ANC)... 
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