Mining and Steel

With an extensive background in the sector, Ulhôa Canto provides legal assistance to its clients in transactions involving the purchase, sale and restructuring of companies, assignments of mining rights, negotiation of agreements for acquisition of industrial equipment with key Asian, European, and US suppliers, and agreements related to marketing of inputs and other products.

Ulhôa Canto’s practice in Mining and Steel has a broad scope, including the following activities:

  • Negotiation, examination and drafting of agreements, including assignments and transfers of mining rights and leasing of ore deposits and exploration equipment, among others;
  • Drafting of legal opinions on mining rules and regulations;
  • Examination of corporate, environmental, contractual, and tax issues specific to the sector, including transfer of equity control and corporate reorganization transactions;
  • Legal assistance in applying for natural resource research licenses and mining decree, among other relevant government approvals; and
  • Court and administrative proceedings with regard to Mining Law.