Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados regularly advises local and foreign mining companies that are in various stages of development, including exploration, construction, operation, and closure. We have a team specialized in mining regulatory and environmental issues, as well as in the analysis of mining titles and surface rights, which allows us to meet the legal needs of various mining activity holders, including junior mining companies and medium to large mining companies. Our team also has extensive experience in the negotiation of mining assignment contracts, option contracts, joint venture contracts and other contracts specific to the mining sector.
Our mining team regularly provides legal advice in the processing and obtaining of permits and authorizations, environmental certifications, and any other enabling title necessary to allow a mining titleholder to develop their activities. We also have extensive experience in accompanying clients in sanctioning administrative procedures before the OEFA, OSINERGMIN, the Mining Council, ANA, and other relevant authorities in the sector.
We have an expert team with experience in mining corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financing (both corporate and project financing) and capital markets (both local and cross-border). Our team regularly advises both sponsors and mining operators, as well as financial entities, institutional investors, investment funds and other investors.
As a full-service firm, we provide a wide array of services to companies in the mining industry, with teams trained to provide specialized advice on mining taxation, controlled products, personnel hiring and compliance with occupational health and safety obligations, and mining regulatory matters (for example: energy and telecommunications), criminal defense in cases of contamination or work accidents, and specialized litigation in mining matters, among others.
“They have a strong track record of corporate transactions in the mining sector, but it is on the financing side that it shines.”
Legal 500 2022
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