Mining Legal Database

Available on a subscription basis, this service covers 43 jurisdictions across Africa and 16 in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The content is based on information provided by local counsel that is reviewed and updated regularly and has been analysed by Simmons & Simmons.

This Mining Legal Database helps you to understand in each jurisdiction:

  • the key mining laws and government entities
  • the mining rights that can be acquired and their key terms
  • local content restrictions
  • optimal business structures for your investment
  • regulation of transfer of funds, processing, sales etc.
  • the taxation regime for mining companies
  • the key environmental, health and safety and social responsibility laws
  • the issues to consider in protecting your rights and dealing with disputes, and
  • many other key issues.

This document (and any information accessed through links in this document) is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Professional legal advice should be obtained before taking or refraining from any action as a result of the contents of this document.