RMMLF Mining CLE and Reception

Please join us for RMMLF’s Mining CLE and Reception being held during PDAC. This CLE and Reception will provide attendees two 50-minute CLE presentations along with an opportunity to meet and network with peers who practice in the same area of law. 

WHAT'S KEEPING ME UP AT NIGHT: A PANEL OF GENERAL COUNSEL DISCUSS CURRENT LEGAL ISSUES IMPACTING THEIR COMPANIES’ MINING BUSINESS AND OPERATIONS.

Topics to be discussed include:
• Foreign Mining Law Concerns
• Dealing with Political Risk in Developing Countries
• Government Regulation
• Operating in Civil Law vs. Common Law Jurisdictions
• Corporate and Social Responsibility

Moderator:
• ERIK GOLDSILVER, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Toronto, ON

Panelists:
• FRANCESCA LEE, Chief Legal, Risk and Compliance Officer, Newcrest Mining Limited, Melbourne, Australia
• CHRISTOPHER LEMON, General Counsel, Pan American Silver Corp., Vancouver, BC
• NATHAN LONGENECKER, senior Vice - President, Legal, and General Counsel, Kinross Gold Corporation, Toronto, ON

TRACKING AND TRACING KEY COMMODITIES USING BLOCKCHAIN – GAME CHANGER?
• Using blockchain and distributed ledger technology to track origination and ownership
• Whether the use of blockchain supported platforms can increase transparency
• How it would work in practice
• Key challenges to implementing blockchain and distributed ledger technology

Panelists:
WES CARSON, VP Mining Operations, Wheaton Precious Metals Corporation, Vancouver, BC
Other Panelists to be confirmed

Please join us for our cocktail and networking reception following the program!