Resources Law Conference

Chair: Leah Stangle, Senior Legal Counsel, Downer EDI Mining

SESSION ONE: 9.00am to 1.15pm: Current Issues in Resources Law

Legislative Update in Resources and Mining Law

Queensland’s MQRA program and the Common Provisions Act
Focus on the new Overlapping Tenure provisions
Presented by Simon Scott, Partner and Jack Brumpton, Associate, Minter Ellison

Changes to Disclosure Obligations for Mining Companies: Still Unsure of Your Obligations?

Key changes to the ASX Listing Rules
Key changes to the JORC Code
Commentary on areas of concern
Presented by Philip Christensen, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Environmental Law and Native Title Update
A review of current environmental and native title legal issues impacting on resources projects in Queensland.

Presented by Caroline Ammundsen, Partner and Gavin Scott, Partner, Ashurst

Discussing the Implications of Andrews v ANZ for Resources Contracts

Presented by Michael MacGinley, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

SESSION TWO 2.00pm to 5.15pm: Mining Agreements Intensive

Drafting Key Provisions in a Typical Contract in the Resources Industry

Examining the AMPLA model farm-in and joint venture agreements
Presented by Martin Klapper, Partner, HopgoodGanim and Damien Roe, Senior Associate

International Commodity Sales Contracts

Shipping duties under the sales contract
Laytime and demurrage clauses under the sales contract
Letters of Credit under the sales contract and tender of documents
Presented by Maurice Thompson, Partner, Clyde & Co Australia

When Disputes Arise: Pitfalls in Drafting Royalty Agreements

Update on recent decisions that emphasise pitfalls in royalty agreements drafted a long time ago: Technomin Australia Pty Ltd v Xstrata Nickel
Admissibility of extrinsic evidence
Hancock Prospecting v MBM
Presented by Justin McDonnell, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons

Location Mercure Brisbane, 85-87 North Quay Brisbane
Description With major changes in the mining legislation in QLD this is a critical resources legal industry event. In-house counsel and private practitioners will be able to get vital legal update on the Common Resources Bill, Environment and Native Title, as well as polish their skills in drafting mining contracts skills.
Organized by Legalwise Events
More Information Fee - $710.00
Start Date 2015-03-18
End Date 2015-03-18