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McCarthy Tétrault releases fifth annual Mining in the Courts



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Toronto, March 2, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce the fifth edition of its annual publication Mining in the Courts, Year in Review. Published by the firm’s Global Mining Litigation Group, the publication provides an overview of recent legal developments and key Canadian case law affecting the mining industry in 2014.

This publication offers perspective and insights on issues important to the mining sector and is ideal for mining executives and in-house counsel looking to understand the impact of recent decisions on their business and investment strategies. Topics that are covered include:

  • Aboriginal law, including commentary on the landmark Tsilhoqot'in decision from the SCC
  • Class actions
  • Important new cases on contract interpretation
  • Environmental law, with discussion on new provincial water sustainability legislation
    • Commentary on creditor protection for mining companies
    • Royalties
    • Shareholder disputes
    • Decisions concerning surface rights and access to claims

    McCarthy Tétrault’s mining litigators offer strategic approaches and innovative strategies to resolve complex disputes, including through mediation, arbitration and litigation. They offer world-class experience and have expertise in the full range of issues that affect mining clients, including property ownership concerns, environmental matters, Aboriginal issues and the interpretation of mining agreements. The Global Mining Litigation Group draws from one of Canada’s largest and longest-standing litigation practices, involved in some of the most high-profile, precedent-setting cases in Canadian legal history.

    Download a copy of Mining in the Courts, Year in Review here

    About McCarthy Tétrault

    McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

    Built on an integrated approach in the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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    For further information, or to request an interview with a McCarthy Tétrault lawyer, please contact:

    Orna Dobner
    416-601-7684
    [email protected]
    Hélène Sansoucy
    514-875-1789
    [email protected]
     

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