The challenging commodity price environment will likely bring renewed focus on the rights and obligations that will be impacted if insolvency overtakes exploration and production companies. The British Columbia Supreme Court’s recent decision in Re: Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc. is a case in point. The case dealt squarely with the question of whether a mineral royalty “runs with the land” – a question that takes on significantly greater importance in the insolvency context.… Continue Reading
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This blog discusses trends and developments in mining law in Canada and internationally; offers practical suggestions and insights on developments that affect the players in the industry; and provides guidance on how to address various challenges and opportunities in the life cycle of mining companies.