Category: Mining

Updates – Experience in Mining

Assisting Goldman Sactis on some issues relating to their metal trading. Activities in Cameroon.

Due diligence of some subsidiaries of Rio Tinto on behalf of BHP Billiton in their bid to acquire Rio Tinto. This assignment was done in collaboration with Slaughter and May, London.

Advising Global Mining (a Canadian Company) on some aspects of Taxation and Mining Law in Cameroon.

Our Firm worked in collaboration with Norton Rose in London in preparing a comprehensive overview of Mining Law and operations in Cameroon.

Incorporation and processing of exploration permits for Aus-Cam Mining and Mayo-Darle Mines of Cameroon,

Advised NU ENERGY Corporation Cameroon, a subsidiary of NU ENERGY London on various issues relating to the Cameroon Mining Code.

Advising African Aura Resources Limited and its Affiliated Companies on their obligations arising from various Mining Permits and also preparation of Due Diligence Reports for these Companies in connection with requirements for raising capital in Stock Markets.

Acting as Counsel for Resource Capital Group Cameroon Limited (a mining Company) owned by Nickel Resources Limited (a Canadian Company)

In April 2011, we prepared an overview of the Legal and Regulatory Requirements imposed on Mining Companies at the request of Webber Wentzel in Johannesburg.

In May 2011, we prepared a Due Diligence Report for a Mining Company for the purpose of raising funds in some alternative investment markets in Canada.

We have also advised potential investors in the Mining sector on the requirements for a Mining Convention under the Cameroon Mining Code and also change of control issues.

We constantly advise clients on the requirement for the maintenance of mining permits in good standing.

Our Firm currently acts as Legal Counsel in Cameroon for the following mining companies :

  • West African Minerals.
  • Compagnie Minière du Cameroun (CMC).
  • Afferro Mining.
  • Ridgeway Mining Resources.
  • High Country Investments Ltd which owns a 100% interest in several Mining Companies in Cameroon including Zamba Holdings, Zamba Minerals SA, Camus Resources SA and Bauxite Mining SA.
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