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McCarthy Tétrault releases fourth annual Mining in the Courts

Toronto, March 3, 2014 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce the fourth 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 2013.

The publication offers perspective and insights on issues important to the mining sector. Topics that are covered include:

  • Aboriginal law and managing litigation with First Nations
  • Conflicts, including commentary on recent high-profile challenges to jurisdiction
  • Contracts and terms of agreement
  • Environmental law, with discussion on new issues concerning directors’ and officers’ liability
  • Labour and Employment
  • Québec’s new mining regime and how it may impact industry
  • Regulatory Offences
  • Royalties, including new developments for net smelter return royalties in Québec

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 LLP 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.