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Fasken Martineau is one of the first international law firms to be established in South Africa, opening up in Johannesburg in 2003. Our experience throughout Africa has given us unique cultural and procedural insights into local requirements.

Our lawyers have particular expertise in mining, energy, securities, and mergers and acquisitions. We provide expert advice to clients across Africa and abroad through industry and practice groups. We serve our clients in respect of both “inbound” African matters and “outbound” matters that call on the resources of the firm’s network of offices.

Close collaboration between our European and Canadian offices enables us to work seamlessly on your behalf as experienced and efficient project teams. We have focused practice capabilities and sector knowledge that enable us to tailor our solutions to your unique needs.

BEE rating

The firm has been rated by Empowerdex, an accredited rating agency, as an A-rated entity and level-4 contributor to Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment. We are also a Value-Adding Supplier in terms of the BBBEE Codes of Good Practice. This means that our clients may use 125% of the value of our fees towards the preferential procurement element of their scorecard.



Experience

Advising Steinmüller Africa with regards to construction and engineering matters.
Long-term advisor of National Horseracing Authority, the regulator of horse racing in South Africa.
Advising the College of Medicine of South Africa, the controlling body for specialist surgeons in South Africa, with regards to all disciplinary work.
Advising and representing a major pension fund in connection with various complaints made to the Pension Funds Adjudicator.
Representing an employer before the CCMA in respect of a dispute relating to whether a person is an employee or an independent contractor. June 2014
Advising a client with regards to outsourcing of services, the application of the Labour Relations Act to the transaction, and employment issues that arose therefrom. June 2014
Reviewing arbitration award in the Labour Court for an employer in respect of an employee who was dismissed for being absent without leave to attend a training to become a sangoma. June 2014
Turkcell’s $4.2 billion lawsuit against MTN
High profile Sunday Times case with regards to the Ministry of Health
Corporatisation of traditional community
Advising and representing the Multi-Linked Umbrella Pension and Provident Funds. July 2011
Pacific Road Capital and Resource Capital invest US$100 million in Firestone Diamonds May 2014
Assmang’s conditional subscription for a 19.9% interest in IronRidge April 2014
Investec Bank Limited has provided a ZAR350 million debt term loan facility January 2014
Advising contractors on issues relating to labour unrest at the Medupi power station December 2013
Enforcing restraint of trade agreement in the Labour Court. December 2013
Advising a number of funds and individuals in connection with various issues December 2013
Enforcing restraint of trade agreement in the High Court December 2013
Weatherly International PLC secures US$91 million loan to fund development of Tschudi copper mine in Namibia as owned by its subsidiary Ongopolo Mining Limited October 2013
Investec Bank Limited has provided a term loan facility October 2013
Advising Alstom with regards to the review of the PRASA tender, the biggest rolling stock rail tender. October 2013
IPP Peaking Power Generation Projects – The financing of the 1,005MW greenfield open cycle gas turbine facilities in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape. July 2013
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme – The financing of the 10 MW Hydro Power Generation Facility in Kakamas, Northern Cape June 2013
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme – The financing of the 50 MW CSP Power Generation Facility in Bokpoort, Northern Cape June 2013
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme – The financing of the 94 MW West Coast One Wind Power Generation Facility in Western Cape. June 2013
Cupric Canyon Capital LLC completes arrangement with Hana Mining February 2013
Assisted in the due diligence of mining assets located in Botswana August 2012
Acting for AngloGold Ashanti Limited during the company-wide strike action. July 2012
Great Basin Gold closes public offering of units for gross proceeds of $57.5 million April 2012
Fasken Martineau advises Vale S.A regarding the impact of Zimbabwe’s indigenisation and economic empowerment legislation April 2012
Advised and represented on South African state-owned electricity utility Eskom Holdings' US$1.75 billion international bond offer February 2012
Advised and represented Chevron International Pte Ltd in connection with the sale of its downstream assets in seven sub-Saharan Africa and Indian Ocean Island countries February 2012
Represented with Receiver of Wextrust Capital LLP, an American company, in recovering US$40 million which was wrongfully misappropriated in a massive ponzi scheme involving entities from the US, South Africa and Namibia February 2012
Advised Eskom Holdings Limited, South Africa's national, vertically integrated electricity utility, on regulatory and compliance work February 2012
Prepared the requisite documentation on behalf of Anglo Pacific Group Plc in relation to the royalty agreement it entered into with London Mining and its wholly-owned subsidiary, London Mining Greenland A/S, a transaction valued at approximately US$30m February 2012
Counsel to SMA Solar Technology AG on social sustainability January 2012
Fasken Martineau advises International Finance Corporation January 2012
AIM listed Fluormin plc acquires the share capital of JSE listed Sallies Limited December 2011
Advised on and drafted corporate governance policies for cement company preparing for IPO November 2011
Fasken Martineau advises joint venture shareholders on renewable energy projects November 2011
Advised a major shareholder of MTN Limited on issues arising out of the Securities Regulation Panel Code on Takeovers and Mergers in the proposed merger between Bharti Airtel and MTN Limited which had an estimated value of US$23 Billion January 2011
Fluormin Plc acquires Sallies Limited October 2011
Advised, represented and conducted due diligence on behalf of a UK company and its wholly owned subsidiary in relation to the acquisition by the wholly owned subsidiary of the entire issued share capital of a South African company September 2011
Prepared the requisite documentation on behalf of UK investment firm Yorkville Advisors LLC in relation to the standby equity distribution agreement in entered into with SacOil Holdings Limited, a transaction valued at approximately US$25 million September 2011
Advised and represented Stadium Management South Africa ('SMSA'), the management company of National Stadium (FNB Stadium also known as 'Soccer City'), Orlando Stadium, Rand Stadium and Dobsonville Stadium, well known stadia in Johannesburg, South Africa September 2011
Advised and represented Ellis Park World of Sport (Pty) Ltd, a well known stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa September 2011
Advised Bradken, an Australian leading global supplier of differentiated consumable and capital products to international markets, in establishing a presence in South Africa as well as assisting it with its licensing, BEE structuring and BEE scoring September 2011
Advised and represented the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in South Africa September 2011
Vale S.A. enters into joint venture in respect of the Konkola North copper project, Zambia September 2011
Fluormin plc disposes of its Tunisian assets and admits to trading on AIM August 2011
Lead attorney in the matter of AUSA obo Barnes v South African Airways, which has defined the law in relation to second generation outsourcing transactions. July 2011
Corporatisation of the affairs of Bakwena Ba Mogopa traditional community June 2011
Acquisition by Bakwena ba Mogopa traditional community of 26% of the Xstrata Rhovan (now Glencore Xstrata Rhovan) business June 2011
Vale makes US$1.1 billion cash offer for Metorex April 2011
Great Basin Gold closes $86 million bought deal offering of common shares February 2011
Loncor closes $20 million private placement financing February 2011
Uranium One enters into option agreement to acquire Mantra Resources from ARMZ, valuing Mantra at A$1.2 billion December 2010
Advised a multinational petroleum company in relation to the disposal of its downstream assets in Tanzania, Namibia, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Botswana October 2010
MTN Limited enters into a Pre-Paid Forward and Swap transaction with a major local bank September 2010
HAWKS arrest Sunday Times journalist August 2010
Chinese telecommunications company bids to supply a leading mobile network operator with equipment August 2010
Vanchem Vanadium Products (Pty) Ltd acquires a South African BEE controlled mining company July 2010
Platmin completes US$385 million equity and debenture offering May 2010
The constitutionality of amendments to the Road Accident Fund Act 19 of 2005 March 2010
Petra Diamonds placing raises US$120 million January 2010
AngloGold Ashanti acquires 50% interest in Moto Goldmines for US$248 million October 2009
Firebird Global Master Income Fund completes takeover bid of Sallies Limited and increases interest to 74% October 2009
MTN Limited’s shareholder advised on the Securities Regulation Panel Code – Takeovers and Mergers August 2009
Bridge financing and long term financing of Neotel (Proprietary) Limited July 2009
Platmin closes $69 million private placement May 2009
First Quantum Minerals completes $345 million overnight marketed public offering April 2009
Teal completes plan of arrangement with ARM and Vale March 2009
Great Basin Gold completes $149.5 million equity financing March 2009
Advised the International Finance Corporation in connection with proposals and structuring advice for the establishment of a state owned vehicle by the Government of Mongolia to hold government interests in strategic mining deposits in Mongolia January 2009
Advised the Duferco Group, a Swiss steel and trading group, on all aspects of its acquisition of the vanadium business of Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation in South Africa from Evraz January 2009
Banro closes US$21 million financing September 2008
Orezone Essakane debt facility increased and approved at US$330 million August 2008
TEAL finalises US$85 million loan facility agreement July 2008
Moydow Mines and Gondwana sell Port Loko bauxite interests for cash and deferred consideration July 2008
Standard Bank of South Africa provides bridge loan financing facility for Platmin's Pilanesberg Platinum Mines project May 2008
European Goldfields finalises joint venture with Ariana Resources April 2008
BRC Diamond completes combination with Diamond Core and starts trading on the TSX and JSE February 2008
Platmin completes $80.75 million offering of common shares December 2007
International Investment bank advised on the acquisition the issued share capital of the JSE listed gambling and hospitality companies November 2007
Multinational logistics and transportation company disposes of US$40 million November 2007
TEAL announces joint venture with EVI Mining in Namibia October 2007
Semafo concludes Mana gold project mining convention in Burkina Faso October 2007
Mwana Africa announces completion of takeover bid for SouthernEra Diamonds September 2007
Financing of Seacom Ltd July 2007
Wesizwe Platinum acquires Africa Wide Mineral for CDN$103 million April 2007
Great Basin Gold completes C$149.5 million financing April 2007
First Uranium completes C$203 million initial public offering December 2006
Platmin completes $52.3 million initial public offering and dual listing August 2006
TEAL Exploration & Mining acquires furnace with capacity to produce 5,000 tonnes of copper per annum in the DRC July 2006
The landmark Constitutional Court decision of Cosatu and Another v Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited and Others July 2006
Banro Corporation completes $56 million offering May 2006
Eastern Platinum completes $150 million private placement March 2006
TEAL Exploration & Mining completes $42.5 million initial public offering November 2005
Advised the International Finance Corporation and the Government of Mozambique in connection with the US$123 million tender of an exploration concession for the Moatize coal project in Mozambique January 2004
Counsel to Union Carbide Southern Africa in relation to prospecting rights January 2002
Suspension of the General Secretary of Cosatu June 2014
Offer by Wits Gold to acquire the Burnstone gold mine in South Africa from Southgold Exploration (Pty) Ltd.
Wesizwe acquires 26% of the Western Bushveld Joint Venture April 2010
Counsel to Union Carbide Southern Africa in relation to tailings dumps
Counsel to Trans African Concessions on environmental legislation
Sale by Times Media Group Limited of its digital news online business
Counsel to The Mamba Cement Company (Pty) Ltd
Represented South African National Roads Agency Limited with respect to construction of the Wild Coast Toll Road
Advised South African National Roads Agency Limited on environmental impact of construction
Royal Bafokeng Resources acquires majority of the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine Joint Venture December 2009
Royal Bafokeng Platinum raises R2.98 billion IPO November 2010
Negotiation of a Lease Agreement in respect of the Anglo Platinum Limited Mogalakwena Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Bakwena Ba Mogopa community concludes a black economic-empowerment (BEE) transaction with Xstrata Alloys (now known as Glencore) February 2011
Counsel on matter of iron ore prospecting rights
Prosthesis manufacturer recalls hip replacement products

Publications

Final fracking regulations to be published
Mining Bulletin
August 29, 2014
Amendments to Labour Relations Act require action by Employers within 3-month period
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
August 20, 2014
South Africa: Transfer pricing legislation to be amended again
Tax Bulletin
August 19, 2014
Global Mining Newsletter
Q2 2014
August 2014
Canadian Mining Law
From the Second Edition of the American Law of Mining
2014
Commencement of the amended Employment Equity Act
Labour Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
July 29, 2014
Increase in the Earnings Threshold

On 24 June 2014, the Minister of Labour issued a determination in terms of section 6(3) of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 75 of 1997 (the “BCEA”) in terms of which the annual earnings threshold was increased from R193 805 per annum to R205 433.30 per annum (or R17 119.44 per month).

July 9, 2014
The next step in Carbon Taxes: Carbon Offset Paper
Environmental Bulletin
June 26, 2014
Home Grown Appointments Made to Settle South African Competition Authority
May 28, 2014
Controversial Proposed Bill to Legalise the Use of Cannabinoids
Life Sciences Bulletin
May 20, 2014
Obligations for Employers in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
May 12, 2014
When Does a Cartel End?
An Update from the South African Competition Appeal Court
May 7, 2014
Failure to Consult with the Union before dismissing Employees engaged on an Unprotected Strike – A costly mistake
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
May 6, 2014
The National Environmental Management: Waste Act – Contaminated Land provisions are coming into effect on 2 May 2014 and restriction on transfer of properties
Environmental Bulletin
April 25, 2014
Communities threaten to derail the MPRDA
Mining Bulletin
April 18, 2014
Tender for the provision of social grants declared invalid and new tender process to be initiated
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships Bulletin
April 17, 2014
The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013: The commencement of section 1, Part a of Chapter 5 and sections 112 and 113
Corporate Social Responsibility Law Bulletin
April 14, 2014
An employer's right to substitute a decision in respect of the sanction to impose made by the Chairperson of a disciplinary hearing
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
March 20, 2014
Proposed changes to the Exemption Provisions in the EIA Regulations
Environmental Bulletin
11/03/2014
Planned Amendments to the National Water Act are set to aid the Mining Sector

Environmental Bulletin

February 02, 2014
Construction Regulations 2014

The Minister of Labour published new Construction Regulations on 7 February 2014 (“the Regulations”), which repeal and replace the 2003 Construction Regulations.

 

The Regulations commenced on the date of publication except for certain provisions predominantly relating to the new construction work permit requirements that only come into operation in 18 months’ time.  It means that the Regulations immediately apply to all existing and on-going construction work.

February 14, 2014
REIPP Round 4 Environmental Deadlines and Requirements
On Friday 7 February 2014 the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) issued a notice regarding the submission of Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme Bid Window 4 (18 August 2014) Final Reports for decision-making.
February 12, 2014
Directors held personally responsible for Environmental Damage

Environmental Bulletin

February 6, 2014
VAT: Draft Electronic Services Regulation published for Public Comment

Tax Bulletin

February 06, 2014
Mining Companies & Surrounding Communities – Barrier or Benefit?
Mining Bulletin
January 8, 2014
South Africa: With Effect from 1 April 2014 Vat Registration Will Be Required for Foreign Suppliers of E-Commerce Services
Tax Bulletin
December 19, 2013
Life Line
Life Sciences Newsletter
Winter 2013
'Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry
December 1, 2013
Public Health and Patent Reform under the Draft National Policy on Intellectual Property, 2013
Life Sciences Bulletin
November 25, 2013
Brief overview of the Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill, 2013
On Friday, 1 November 2013, the acting Minster of Trade and Industry published the Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill, 2013 (the “Bill”) for public comment. We set out certain key provisions proposed by the Bill.
November 7, 2013
Expanding the Frontiers of Abuse of Dominance - the Astrazeneca Case and its Implications for South Africa
Paper presented at the 7th Annual Competition Law, Policy and Economics Conference hosted by the South African Competition Authorities
September 2013
Undocumented Minors – The right to education and admission into public schools
Journal: Without Prejudice, Gleason Publications
September 2013
Restraints of Trade in the Modern Economy
August 06, 2013
Lights out for defaulting ratepayers
Journal: Without Prejudice, Gleason Publications
August 2013
Africa Rising
Journal: Without Prejudice
August 1, 2013
US District Court Upholds SEC Conflict Minerals Disclosure Rule
Corporate Social Responsibility Law Bulletin
July 25, 2013
Proposed New Vat Rule for Foreign E-Commerce Suppliers
Tax bulletin
July 10, 2013
US District Court Vacates SEC’s Extractive Industry Payment Disclosure Rule
Corporate Social Responsibility Law Bulletin
July 3, 2013
Amendments to the South African Mining Law - A Controversy in the Making
Global Mining Q2 Newsletter Feature Article
June 2013
An Important Lesson to Taxpayers
Tax Bulletin
June 20, 2013
International Progress on Resource Extraction Transparency
Corporate Social Responsibility Law Bulletin
June 17, 2013
SEC Provides Guidance on Conflict Minerals and Resource Extraction Disclosure Requirements
Corporate Social Responsibility Law Bulletin
June 14, 2013
South Africa Introduces a Withholding Tax on Interest
Tax Bulletin
June 5, 2013
Far-reaching Amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act Proclaimed
The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act No. 28 of 2002 (“MPRDA”) has been amended and the amendments will come into force on Friday 7 June 2013. The article is about key changes which will impact on the South African mining sector.
June 3, 2013
Fasken Martineau 2013 M&A Social Media Survey
May 2013
Understatement Penalties: The Price of Not Obtaining a Tax Opinion
Tax bulletin
May 28, 2013
Supply Chain Management in Light of Recent Tragedies
Corporate Social Responsibility Law Bulletin
May 23, 2013
Equator Principles III Approved
Corporate Social Responsibility Law Bulletin
May 17, 2013
Year in Review - 2012 Tax Developments in South Africa
Tax Bulletin
May 15, 2013
Fasken Martineau Update – COMESA Competition Law
Antitrust/Competition & Marketing Bulletin
April 2013
Asian Investment in Africa: A Snapshot
April 1, 2013
South Africa
Pharmaceutical Antitrust 2013, Getting the Deal Through
April 2013
Regional Authority Issues First Merger Notice
On 13 March 2013, the COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) published its first merger notice since commencing operations in mid-January 2013.

March 18, 2013
Passing Planning Legislation Directed at the Protection of the Environment
Passing Planning Legislation Directed at the Protection of the Environment
13 March 2013
New Law: Market Inquiries Introduced by the Competition Amendment Act
New law: Market Inquiries introduced by the Competition Amendment Act
March 11, 2013
Antitrust/Competition & Marketing Year-in-Review: South African and Other African Territories
2012
March 2013
Section 11 Consent – Does a Disposal of a Controlling Interest in a Company Include an Indirect Interest?
The recent publication in the South Africa Law Journal (“SALJ”) of Gary JA Moore & Jerome Veldsman’s article entitled Big Brother and the holding company: Ministerial Consent to Dispose of Indirect controlling interests in mining companies, may have some serious consequences.
March 2013
COMESA Competition Law
The COMESA Competition Commission commenced operations on 14 January 2013. COMESA’s merger notification requirement may have far-reaching implications for all transactions involving firms active in Eastern and Southern Africa. This update explains the most important features of COMESA’s competition law.
March 2013
Corporate Social Responsibility Executive Education Certificate Program in Cape Town, South Africa
Corporate Social Responsibility Law Bulletin
March 27, 2013
South African National Budget 2013
Highlights of Tax Proposals
February 1, 2013
“Marikana – the causes and wider implications and lessons for the mining industry in Africa”
Global Mining Q3 Newsletter Feature Article
December 27, 2012
Lack of Infrastructure Impacts TSX Mining Listing Policy
Global Mining Bulletin
December 13, 2012
Fasken Martineau Competition Law 2012 Year in Review
Fasken Martineau Competition Law 2012 Year in Review - South Africa
December 2012
South Africa Lifts Moratorium on Shale Gas Exploration
September 20, 2012
Are South Africa’s Predatory Pricing Rules Suitable?
Paper presented at the 6th Annual Competition Law, Policy and Economics conference hosted by the South African Competition Authorities and the Mandela Institute on 6 and 7 September 2012.
September 2012
Improving South Africa's Exclusionary Abuse of Dominance Law
LLM dissertation supervised by Professor Rechard Whish at King's College London (Published as a working paper by the University of Johannesburg Centre for Competition Economics) 
July 2012
Global Overview, Getting the Deal Through - Mining 2012 - Canada
Law Business Research Limited
July 2012
Mine Safety in South Africa
Global Mining Q1 Newsletter Feature Article
April 2012
The Constitutional Court's Approach to Fair Comment
Journal: Without Prejudice, Gleason Publications
March 2012
Beware the White Knight Whistleblower
Beware the White Knight Whistleblower, Without Prejudice, December 2011
December 2011
Making Mines Work Harder – Resource Nationalism Trends In Africa
Who's Who Legal
November 2011
Understanding Public Policy Exemptions
Paper presented at the 5th Annual Competition Law, Policy and Economics Conference hosted by the South African Competition Authorities and the Mandela Institute in October, 2010
October 2011
Learning About Leniency
Journal: Without Prejudice, Gleason Publications
September 1, 2011
South Africa: The Constitutional Challenge To The Road Accident Fund Act 19 Of 2005
Mondaq
July 2011
Not so Easy to Wave Goodbye
When is cartel conduct deemed to have ceased under South African competition law1? The case of Competition Commission / Pioneer Foods1 developed a sound conceptual framework for assessing when cartel conduct subsists under South African competition law. Without Prejudice, May 2011
May 2011
The World gets Tougher for the Competition Authorities
The World gets Tougher for the Competition Authorities, Without Prejudice, April 2011
April 2011
Towards Clarity
Towards Clarity, Without Prejudice, March 2011
March 2011
Efficiency and the Maize Industry
Efficiency and the Maize Industry, Without Prejudice, February 2011
February 2011
Global Mining Newsletter
Q3 2010
October 2010
South African Mining Charter Review
Global Mining Bulletin
October 2010
Continuing Cartel Infractions: Drawing the Line
Paper presented at the 4th Annual Competition Law, Policy and Economics Conference hosted by the South African Competition Authorities and the Mandela Institute on 2 September 2010
September 2010
Per se Cartel Violations: Playing it by the Book
Per se Cartel Violations: Playing it by the Book, Without Prejudice, September 2010
September 2010
Mining of Associated Minerals in South Africa and the Risks of Incomplete Applications
Global Mining Bulletin
August 2010
Comments Sought on Ownership Reform
Communications Bulletin
June 2010
Amendments to National Instrument 43-101
Global Mining Bulletin
May 2010
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q1 2010
April 2010
South Africa: A Sophisticated Securities and M&A Regime
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
April 2010
Searching for Certainty
Searching for Certainty, Without Prejudice, February 2010
February 2010
Antitrust/Competition & Marketing Group 2009 Year in Review
Antitrust/Competition & Marketing Bulletin
January 2010
CRTC Issues Important Decision on Canadian Ownership and Control
Communications Bulletin
October 29, 2009
Unravelling Complex Monopoly Conduct
Unravelling Complex Monopoly Conduct, Without Prejudice, October 2009
October 2009
Global Mining Newsletter
Q3 2009
September 2009
Excessive Pricing in South African Law
Excessive Pricing in South African Law, Without Prejudice, September 2009
September 2009
Global Mining Newsletter
Q2 2009
June 2009
Criminal Defamation: Encouraging Silence
Journal: Without Prejudice, Vol 9
June 2009
Global Mining Group Newsletter
Q1 2009
March 2009
New Dominance in Troubled Times
New Dominance in Troubled Times, Without Prejudice, February 2009
February 2009
New Dominance in Troubled Times
Without Prejudice, February 2009
February 2009
Fasken Martineau Provides Overview of 2009 Federal Budget
Canada Report
January 27, 2009
The Very First Newsletter of the Life Sciences Practice Group!
Life Sciences Newsletter
April 2008
Substance over form: administrative law
Journal: Without Prejudice, Sabinet Online
April 2008
Who's Who Legal Awards Fasken Martineau Global Mining Law Firm of the Year for Third Consecutive Year
April 20, 2007
South Africa: The African Bull Saddled in Enigma
CIM Magazine
March/April 2006
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Once Again Named Global Mining Law Firm of the Year
March 2006
Global Mining Group Named #1 Worldwide
June 2005
Copyright Collectives Seek Significant Fees for Use of Music on the Internet
May 5, 2005
Fasken Martineau Named Global Mining Law Firm of the Year
April 14, 2005
TSX Listing Requirements in Light of Canadian "Foreign Property" Rule Changes, Secondary Listings Welcomed
Global Mining Bulletin
March 1, 2005
Navigating Black Economic Empowerment
Global Mining Bulletin
January 2005
South Africa's New Policy on Exploration
Mining Journal
July 16, 2004
Sourcing Capital for Empowerment Partnerships in Mining
Without Prejudice
June 2004
Sea Changes in South Africa's Mining Industry
May 20, 2004
Structuring Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) Transactions in the Mining Sector in South Africa
January 2004
Fasken Martineau Announces Opening of Johannesburg Office
August 2003
Uniform Securities Legislation Project - Fasken Martineau's Response
June 17, 2003
ARMgold First Gold Mining Company to list on JSE in 15 years
Global Mining Bulletin
February 2003
Early Diamond Royalties in Canada
Global Mining Bulletin
June 2002
South Africa's Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Bill
Global Mining Bulletin
May 2002
Global Mining Initiative of Fasken Martineau
Global Mining Bulletin
February 2002

Events

PDAC Primer
Multiple Offices
Global Mining Group Seminar (FMD at the PDAC)
February 27, 2014
Indaba Primer
Sandton, Johannesburg
Global Mining Seminar
January 31, 2014
Funding Africa's Mining Projects - The case for Private Equity
London
Investing in African Mining Conference - London, UK
December 02, 2013
IPOs: Capital Raising Across Global Stock Markets
Toronto, Ontario
Financing Options for Mining Projects Course, Federated Press
September 23-24, 2013
Labour Relations Amendment Bill
Johannesburg
Employment Group Seminar
September 19, 2013
Amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act: How will they affect you?
Johannesburg
Global Mining Group Seminar
August 2, 2013
Emerging Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility
Johannesburg
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) law group
May 9, 2013
Reopening Price Provisions Under Long-Term Gas Supply Agreements
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Special Institute on International Mining and Oil & Gas Law, Development and Investment, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
April 22-24, 2013
Does Transparency Matter?
Toronto, Ontario
The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Event Series, PDAC 2013
March 5, 2013
PDAC Primer
Multiple Offices
Global Mining Group Seminar
February 27, 2013
Competition Law Training for Advocates
Organised by the Law Society of the Northern Provinces Competition Law Committee
19 October 2012
Benefits of PPP’s and How to Use Them as an Investment Tool
Gauteng
Delivering an Integrated and Sustainable Transport Network, Development Bank of South Africa Round Table Series
October 2, 2012
6th Annual Competition Law, Policy and Economics Conference
Hosted by South African Competition Authorities and the Mandela Institute
6 & 7 September 2012
5th Annual Competition Law, Policy and Economics Conference
Hosted by South African Competition Authorities and University of Johannesburg
4 & 5 October 2011
Anti-Corruption Legislation: An International Perspective
Sandton
23 February 2011
Accessing Global Capital
Sandton
November 2, 2010
Recent Legal and Political Developments for DRC, South Africa, Zambia & Zimbabwe
Toronto, Ontario
Presentation by members of the Global Mining Group in Johannesburg
September 16, 2009
INDABA 05
Cape Town
February 8-10, 2005
Obligations for Employers in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act
Johannesburg
Labour, Employment and Human Rights seminar
August 01, 2014
Better Governance: Monitoring the Protection of Personal Information and Corrupt Activities
Johannesburg
Corporate Social Responsibility Law Seminar
September 18, 2014

News

SA Mining quotes Nicola Jackson in an article about the MPRDA Amendment Bill in South Africa
“The good, the bad and the ugly”, SA Mining
August 28, 2014
Global Competition Review quotes Stephen Langbridge in an article about a South African publishing company’s granted right to intervene in a tribunal’s proceedings
"SA tribunal grants intervention request amid control doubts" by Leo Szolnoki, Global Competition Review
August 19, 2014
Fasken Martineau lawyer available to comment on newly passed Labour Relations Amendment Act in South Africa
Fasken Martineau announces that Ludwig Frahm-Arp is available to comment on the new South African Labour Relations Amendment Act.
August 18, 2014
Michael Avery, anchor of Classic Business on Classic FM, interviews Ludwig Frahm-Arp on the new Labour Relations Amendment Act in South Africa
“Law Feature: Labour Relations Amendment Act” by Michael Avery, Classic FM
August 18, 2014
Business Law and Tax Review quotes Lameeze Jean-Pierre in an article on the new immigration regulations in South Africa
“System is being clogged up” by Evan Pickworth, Business Law and Tax Review
August 11, 2014
Global Competition Review quotes Stephen Langbridge about the South Africa’s Competition Tribunal overturned decision on merger size classification
“SA tribunal overturns decision on merger size classification” by Leo Szolnoki, Global Competition Review
August 6, 2014
Fasken Martineau and Simmons & Simmons Form Africa Alliance
Fasken Martineau and Simmons & Simmons have entered into an alliance for the purpose of enhancing their respective African offerings.
August 1, 2014
Business Day quotes Nicola Jackson in an article about the negative effect of policy uncertainty for mergers and acquisitions
“Opportunity, but also constraints”, Business Day
July 24, 2014
Miningmx quotes Andrew Mitchell and Nicola Jackson on the Mineral & Petroleum Resources Development Amendment bill (MPRD Amendment)
“Bill recall may have dark side for SA mining” by David McKay, Miningmx
July 18, 2014
Miningmx quotes Andrew Mitchell and Nicola Jackson on the South African mining industry
“SA miners may be stung by BEE” by David McKay, Miningmx
July 16, 2014
Michael Avery, anchor of Classic Business on Classic FM, interviews Lameeze Jean-Pierre about South Africa’s new immigration regulations
“Classic Politonomy: Immigration Frustration: Are the New Regulations so Awful?” by Michael Avery, Classic FM
July 15, 2014
Michael Avery, anchor of Classic Business on Classic FM, interviews Ludwig Frahm-Arp about collective bargaining disputes
“The Potential ‘Silver Bullet’ Alternative to Resolving Collective Bargaining Disputes” by Michael Avery, Classic FM
July 8, 2014
The Mining Yearbook 2014 quotes Nicola Jackson and Andrew Mitchell on new empowerment legislation for South Africa’s mining industry
“The Sting in the Tail” by David McKay, The Mining Yearbook 2014
June 1, 2014
Business Day quotes Lara Bezuidenhoudt on the subject of infrastructure developments in South Africa
“Bill should ‘focus on critical infrastructure priorities’”, Business Day
June 1, 2014
Polity.org publishes an article by Matthew Burnell on amendments to the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA)
“Residue stockpiles and deposits: The problem is not solved by the Waste Act amendments” by Matthew Burnell. Published on Polity.org
June 1, 2014
EWN features a radio interview with Paul Fouche on the ongoing strikes by workers in the platinum sector
“Mine bosses hope for mass return”, The Money Show, EWN
May 28, 2014
Fasken Martineau’s Johannesburg office receives top rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2014 edition
Fasken Martineau announced today that its Projects & Infrastructure and Real Estate & Construction groups in Africa received top rankings in the The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2014 edition
May 13, 2014
Global Competition Review quotes Stephen Langbridge in an article about South Africa’s Competition Commission’s request for the prohibition of a merger between two resin producers
“SA commission recommends restricting resin deal” by Kathy Oglethorpe, Global Competition Review
May 12, 2014
Without Prejudice publishes an article by Ludwig Frahm-Arp on a recent decision from the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa in the Solidarity obo Captain Barnard v SAPS case
“Solidarity obo Barnard: Perhaps not as definitive a position as suggested” by Ludwig Frahm-Arp, Without Prejudice
May 1, 2014
Without Prejudice publishes an article by Robert Burman on the dismissal of an employee for operational requirements
“Dismissal for operational requirements: The price of non-compliance” by Robert Burman, Without Prejudice
May 1, 2014
Fasken Martineau’s mining expertise recognized in The International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers 2014
Fasken Martineau announced today that Michael Bourassa has been named Who's Who Legal's 2014 Mining Lawyer of the Year.
April 1, 2014
Financial Post mentions Fasken Martineau as being among the top ten corporate law firms in Toronto
“‘Seven sisters’ no longer rule the Bay Street roost” by Drew Hasselback, Financial Post
March 28, 2014
Bloomberg ranks Fasken Martineau among top five in 2013 Global League Tables
Fasken Martineau announced today that it is ranked among the top five law firms in Bloomberg’s 2013 Legal Advisers Global League Tables.
March 26, 2014
Fasken Martineau launches Target Tracking newsletter: the new go-to resource for information on contested transactions
Fasken Martineau announced the launch of its new Target Tracking newsletter. Target Tracking will provide the latest information on contested transactions in Canada.
March 24, 2014
Fasken Martineau launches Competition and Foreign Investment blog - Competition Chronicle
Fasken Martineau today announced the launch of its new blog, Competition Chronicle, which focuses on competition law and foreign investment controls.
March 24, 2014
Global Competition Review quotes Stephen Langbridge on aspects of a South Africa Competition Commission inquiry into cartel activity among power suppliers
“SA requests maximum fines for cable cartel” by Katy Oglethorpe, Global Competition Review
March 19, 2014
Fasken Martineau advised on African Renewable Deal of the Year 2013
Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that the 50 MW CSP Power Generation Facility in Bokpoort, Northern Cape has been recognized as the "African Renewable Deal of the Year 2013" by Project Finance International.
March 3, 2014
Strong results for Fasken Martineau in The Best Lawyers in South Africa 2013-2014
Fasken Martineau announced today that 13 of the firm's lawyers were ranked in 12 practice areas in the 2013-2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in South Africa.
December 19, 2013
Several publications quote Eric van den Berg on aspects of the Turkcell case against MTN
“Fasken Martineau: Turkcell Case against MTN Holds Weight”, Business Day TV, “MTN beveg Turkcell se eis”, Beeld, "Turkcell resumes R43bn lawsuit against MTN" by Asha Speckman, IOL Business Report
November 28, 2013
African Investor quotes Dimitri Cavvadas on public listings becoming an increasingly important way for financing business growth in Africa
“Going public?” by Blake Evans-Pritchard, African Investor
November 1, 2013
Chambers Global 2014 ranks 70 Fasken Martineau lawyers
Fasken Martineau announced today that it has again improved its ranking in Chambers and Partners' Chambers 2014 Global Guide.
October 24, 2013
MiningMx quotes Nicola Jackson on the South African Department of Mineral Resources’ difficulties and the uncertainty regarding its mining policy
“DMR manpower constraints just part of problem” by David McKay, MiningMx
October 1, 2013
Without Prejudice publishes Ludwig Frahm-Arp’s article on restraints of trade
“Restraints of trade” by Ludwig Frahm-Arp, Without Prejudice
October 1, 2013
Business Day quotes Rakhee Bhoora on the board of the South African Post Office and the creation of a new “procurement task team”
“‘Mafia’ keeps Post Office in the family” by Loni Prinsloo, Business Day
September 29, 2013
Mining Mx quotes Matthew van der Want on the practicalities of beneficiation in the South African mining industry
“Clarity needed on SA's beneficiation targets” by Liesl Peyper, Mining Mx
September 18, 2013
Mining Weekly and Engineering News quote Mathew van der Want on the potential harmful consequences of The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill 2013
“Top lawyers warn of mining Bill’s devastating consequences” by Martin Creamer, Mining Weekly and Engineering News
September 13, 2013
Mining Mx quotes Matthew van der Want on the accumulation of amendments to The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA)
“SA mining an enigma wrapped in red tape” by Liesl Peyper, Mining Mx
September 8, 2013
Mining MX quotes Matthew van der Want on the BEE initiative in South Africa mining companies
“SA mining's next big crisis: BEE 2014” by Liesl Peyper, Mining MX
September 6, 2013
SA Mining publishes Nicola Jackson’s column on Mining Lekgotla 2013 and the mining industry’s plea for policy certainty around the proposed amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act of South Africa
"Last chance saloon" by Nicola Jackson, SA Mining
September 2, 2013
Polity publishes an article by Ife Adebanji and Ingrid Rogers on the COMESA Competition Commission call for consultancy on its proposed new guidelines
“COMESA Competition Commission issues call for consultancy,” Polity
August 29, 2013
Improving our rankings: Who’s Who Legal lists 46 Fasken Martineau lawyers for 2013
Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that Who's Who Legal has named 46 of our lawyers in 21 practice areas in Canada, the United Kingdom and South Africa for 2013.
August 21, 2013
Polity features an article written by Ife Adebanji on recent competition law developments in Africa
"Recent Competition Law developments in Africa”, Polity
August 13, 2013
Several publications quote Matthew Van Der Want and Matthew Burnell on recent changes to South Africa’s mining and environmental legislation
“Draft mineral law ousts first-come first-served, initiates auctioning” by Martin Creamer, Mining Weekly, “Draft mineral law ousts first-come first-served, initiates auctioning,” Engineering News 
August 2, 2013
ProBono.org features an article on Sushila Dhever’s work with educating the elderly on illegal evictions and deceased estates
“Elderly People in Meadowlands are informed about evictions and deceased estates”, ProBono.org
August 1, 2013
Fasken Martineau advises the lenders of IPP Peaking Power Generation Projects
Fasken Martineau advised the lenders in the financing of the IPP Peaking Power Generation Projects – the 1,005 MW greenfield open cycle gas turbine facilities in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape.

July 25, 2013
Miningmx quotes Conor McFadden about the proposed tax review in the South African mining sector
“Gordhan lauded for light touch on tax plan” by Liesl Peyper, Miningmx
July 18, 2013
Fasken Martineau named IP Canadian Rising Star at the 2013 International Legal Alliance Summit
Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that it was awarded an Intellectual Property Canadian Rising Star award at the 2013 International Legal Alliance Summit, held on June 20, 2013 in New York City.
July 3, 2013
SA Mining quotes Paul Fouche, Nigel Carman and Ludwig Frahm-Arp on the subject of labour relations in the mining sector
“Tackling the labour relations conundrum”, SA Mining
July 1, 2013
Legal Week quotes David Corbett on the pertinence of drawing an analogy between the Australian and Canadian legal markets
“The Maple Leaf State” by Grant Murgatroyd, Legal Week
June 28, 2013
Business Day quotes Mathew Van der Want on last-minute changes to the amendments to South Africa’s mining laws
“Last-minute law changes ease mining sector fears” by Allan Seccombe, Business Day
June 10, 2013
Business Day quotes Matthew van der Want on new mining amendments coming into effect in South Africa
“Mining experts say changes to law at odds with Zuma’s call for stability” by Allan Seccombe, Business Day
June 6, 2013
Global Competition Review quotes Stephen Langbridge on South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal landmark decision over access to leniency requests
“South African commission loses landmark battle over access to file” by Faaez Samadi, Global Competition Review
June 4, 2013
Fasken Martineau signs Law Firm Diversity & Inclusion Network’s Statement of Principles
Fasken Martineau has signed the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network's Statement of Principles, along with 15 other major Canadian law firms.
May 31, 2013
Several publications feature Fasken Martineau’s new study on the use of social media in mergers and acquisitions
"The social media merger: A new way to make deals; Some executives research online for info, but show little interest in developing a strategy" by Jacqueline Nelson, The Globe and Mail, "Most M&A Execs Lack A Social Media Strategy, Survey Says" by Stewart Bishop, Law360.com, “Un nouveau sondage définit le rôle des médias sociaux dans le cadre des fusions et acquisitions,” Law in France, “New Survey Defines Role For Social Media in M&A,” Yahoo Finance, “Survey Reveals the Role Social Media Plays in Mergers & Acquisitions”, Lexblog, "Social Media Use Figuring In M&As", Investors.com, "Facts & Figures: Organizational changes can increase risk of misconduct" by Alanna Byrne, InsideCounsel.com, "Fasken Martineau Rolls Out Survey of Senior M&A Executives", Highbeam.com
May 31, 2013
Several publications quote Douglas New on the subject of encouraging diversity within law firms
“First steps to measure diversity” by Heather Gardiner, CanadianLawyerMag.com, "Diversity Bandwagon: Bay Street firms jumping on board", Law Times
May 22, 2013
Droit-Inc features Fasken Martineau’s signature of the Law Firm Diversity & Inclusion Network’s Statement of Principles
“Diversité : Seize cabinets s’unissent”, Droit-Inc
May 22, 2013
Fasken Martineau launches Corporate Finance and Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions Blog - Timely Disclosure
Fasken Martineau launches its new blog, Timely Disclosure, which focuses on the corporate finance, securities and mergers & acquisitions.
May 6, 2013
Law in France features Fasken Martineau’s Johannesburg Projects and Infrastructure group and its top ranking in the 2013 edition of Legal 500 EMEA
“Fasken Martineau’s Johannesburg Projects and Infrastructure group gets top ranking in Legal 500 EMEA 2013 edition” Law in France
April 24, 2013
Droit-Inc mentions Fasken Martineau’s ranking as one of the most appreciated law firms in Canada according to Acritas
“Le Top 15 des cabinets préférés des clients” by Emeline Magnier, Droit-Inc
April 18, 2013
Polity publishes Ife Adebanji’s article on the COMESA Commission competition guidelines
“COMESA Commission issues competition guidelines,” Polity
April 11, 2013
Business in Vancouver mentions Fasken Martineau’s role in two of the biggest mining mergers and acquisitions of 2012
“Biggest mining mergers and acquisitions of 2012,” Business in Vancouver
March 15, 2013
Fasken Martineau Nominated for Canadian Law Firm of the Year by Chambers & Partners
Fasken Martineau has been nominated in the Law Firm of the Year in Canada category for the Chambers Global Awards.
March 7, 2013
Financial Post quotes Nicola Jackson on the status of the mining industry in South Africa
“PDAC 2013: South Africa mining recovering from horrific 2012” by Peter Koven, Financial Post
March 6, 2013
Africa Mining Intelligence mentions Fasken Martineau’s South African presence and the firm’s strategies to expand its mining activities in Africa
“Les cabinets d'avocats très convoités,” Africa Mining Intelligence
February 26, 2013
Décideurs Magazine mentions Fasken Martineau’s international development strategy
“Le Canada : un marché en phase d’ouverture,” Décideurs Magazine
February 25, 2013
Fasken Martineau’s mining expertise stands out in The International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers 2013
Fasken Martineau was recognized as a "star firm" for Mining Law in the 2013 edition of The International Who's Who of Mining Lawyers. Several of the firm's lawyers were also recognized as outstanding practitioners of Mining Law.
February 8, 2013
Fasken Martineau completes merger with leading South African law firm Bell Dewar
The largest international footprint of any Canadian-based law firm.
February 1, 2013
Several publications mention Fasken Martineau’s merger with South African law firm Bell Dewar
“Fasken Martineau completes South African merger” by Julius Melnitzer, Financial Post, “Fasken Martineau completes merger with leading South African law firm Bell Dewar,” Silobreaker, “Fasken Martineau Completes Merger with South African Firm,” Petroleum Africa, "Fasken Martineau réalise sa fusion avec Bell Dewar," Le Monde du Droit, "Fasken Martineau réalise sa fusion avec Bell Dewar, un important cabinet d’avocats d’Afrique du Sud," Law in France and “Fasken Martineau completes merger,” IPprotheinternet
February 1, 2013
Mining Weekly quotes Lucas Moalusi on South Africa’s mining industry and its relationship with the communities where it operates
“Mines urged to regard surrounding communities as partners” by Nomvelo Buthelezi, Mining Weekly
January 25, 2013
The Lawyer interviews David Corbett regarding the expansion of Canadian firms overseas
"Due South” by Lucy Burton, The Lawyer
January 14, 2013
Business Without Borders quotes David Corbett on doing business and investing in South Africa
“South Africa for Canadians” by Paul Gallant, Business Without Borders
December 20, 2012
Rewarding Talent: Fasken Martineau appoints 14 new Partners
Fasken Martineau announced that 14 of its lawyers have been admitted to the firm's partnership
December 20, 2012
The Lawyer’s special report on South Africa mentions Fasken Martineau and its expansion in Africa as well as its strengths in mining and natural resources
“Flying south” by Joanne Harris, The Lawyer
November 26, 2012
Forbes and Kitco News feature David Corbett on Fasken Martineau’s presence in Africa
“'We Have A Lot Of Confidence In Africa': Fasken Martineau Managing Partner,” Forbes and Kitco News
November 6, 2012
Expanding its Leadership in Africa: Fasken Martineau to merge with leading South African law firm Bell Dewar
The merger will create one of the largest law firms operating in Africa, giving Fasken Martineau the largest international footprint of any Canadian-based law firm.
October 22, 2012
Extensive coverage of Fasken Martineau’s merger with the Johannesburg-based law firm Bell Dewar
Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Globe and Mail, Financial Post, Droit-Inc, Legal Support Network, Africa Leader, Africain 24, The Lawyer, Legal Week, Here Is The City, Lawinfrance, Boursier.com, Zephir, Global Legal Post (European Lawyer), Managing IP, Equity Help Desk, Bull Fax, news-spider.com, TV Balla, Jeune Afrique, News 168, I4U, Reuters, International Adviser, American Lawyer, Bloomberg, The Toronto Star, Yahoo! News, Precedent, American Law Quarterly, Congoo, XE.com, Slaw, CF news, Reuters UK, Le Monde du Droit, Kenya Star, Individual, Infrastructure Journal, Worldwide Nicosia Business Review, Morningstar, The Financial Herald, Business Week, The Deal Pipeline, SouthAfrica.info, QWT News, Ethiosun, All Africa, Go To News, Business in Vancouver, Ottawa Business Journal, Toronto City and Press, Business Day, Reuters Africa, Legal Brief Today, Lexpert Blog, The African Business Journal, Finweek, Miningmx, Global Energy Review, Who's Who Legal, Law360.com, Décideurs, La Lettre des juristes d'affaires, Option Droit & Affaires
October 22, 2012
Décideurs publishes an article about Fasken Martineau regarding its international expansion in Europe and Africa
“Fasken Martineau: the Canadian exception,” Décideurs
October 19, 2012
Polity.org interviews Luca Moalusi on the state of the South African mining industry and its relationship with local communities
“Legal firm pinpoints strategy for solving mining disputes,” Polity.org
September 11, 2012
Droit-Inc mentions Fasken Martineau's listing in Thomson Reuters’ rankings of the top mid-market Mergers & Acquisitions firms
"F&A: les champions du Mid-market" by Céline Gobert, Droit-Inc
July 13, 2012
Financial Post and Droit-Inc mention Fasken Martineau as being a top-5 mergermarket firm in volume for the first half of 2012
"Blakes tops mergermarket league tables" by Julius Melnitzer, Financial Post and "F&A: deux cabinets dominent à mi-parcours" by Céline Gobert, Droit-Inc
July 9, 2012
International Legal Alliance names Fasken Martineau the Best Canadian Law Firm for 2012
Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that the International Legal Alliance presented the firm with the Gold Award for "Best Canadian Law Firm for 2012" at a gala awards dinner in Paris.
June 26, 2012
Lawinfrance, Financial Post and Droit-Inc feature Fasken Martineau as winner of the Gold Award for Best Canadian Law Firm in 2012 according to the International Legal Alliance
Lawinfrance, Financial Post and Droit-Inc
June 26, 2012
Who’s Who Legal 100 lists 38 Fasken Martineau lawyers for 2012
Fasken Martineau announced that 38 of its lawyers are listed in the 2012 edition of Who's Who Legal 100. The firm is also named as one of the 100 best law firms in the world.
June 22, 2012
The Northern Miner publishes Reitumetse Benedict Phiri's article on the safety of South African mines
"South African mine safety practices face scrutiny", The Northern Miner
April 30, 2012
Who's Who Legal published an article written by Tanneke Heersche about mining in Africa
"Making mines work harder – resource nationalism trends in Africa," Who's Who Legal
December 16, 2011
Fasken Martineau is mentioned in an article published on Canadian Lawyer's site as being the only Canadian law firm with a permanent presence in Africa.
"Doing business in Africa" by Paul Brent, Canadian Lawyer
October 4, 2011
Mondaq.com publishes an article by Nigel Carman on the newly established threshold under the basic conditions of South Africa’s Employment Act
“South Africa: New Threshold Under The Basic Conditions Of Employment Act,” Mondaq.com
July 15, 2011
Droit-Inc, the Financial Post and Law in France mention Fasken Martineau as the recipient of Who's Who Legal's Mining law firm of the year award
"Les rois de la mine" by Agnès Wojciechowicz, Droit-Inc
"Fasken tops global mining rankings again" by Julius Melnitzer, Financial Post
"Suivre le filon de la réussite : Fasken Martineau est lauréat de deux prix prestigieux décernés par Who's Who Legal," Law in France
June 29, 2011
We Know Where to Dig for Success: Fasken Martineau receives two major Awards from Who's Who Legal
June 27, 2011
Business Day quotes Neil Mackenzie on Freeworld takeover
April 20, 2011
Fasken Martineau is mentioned in La Presse as a firm that has opened international offices
"À la conquête du monde" by René Lewandowski, La Presse
March 30, 2011
Al Gourley is quoted in Droit-Inc about Fasken Martineau's new office in Johannesburg
"Fasken écolo" by Agnès Wojciechowicz, Droit-Inc
March 22, 2011
Fasken Martineau on the go: the firm is moving to a new "green" office in Johannesburg
March 18, 2011
The Financial Post writes about Fasken Martineau's new office in Johannesburg
"New eco-digs for Faskens in Johannesburg" by Julius Melnitzer, Financial Post
March 18, 2011
Corporate INTL publishes an article by Jan Bouwman on the state of the South African economy and the assets it offers on the African continent
“Route to South Africa,” Corporate INTL
January 3, 2011
Who's Who Legal talks about members of Fasken Martineau's mining group
"Marketplace Intelligence: Mining," Who's Who Legal
December 20, 2010
The Am Law Daily mentions John Turner, Greg Ho Yuen and other Fasken Martineau lawyers in regards to Uranium deal
"Eight Firms Snag Roles on $1.2 Billion Uranium Deal" by Brian Baxter, The AM Law Daily
December 16, 2010
See Who's Who: 42 Fasken Martineau lawyers recognized by Who's Who Legal
October 29, 2010
Lexpert quotes David Corbett about Fasken Martineau's global strategy
"Going Global"  by Julius Melnitzer, Lexpert
July 31, 2010
Top 3 Again: Thomson Reuters ranks Fasken Martineau in top 3 for Canadian M&A deals for first half of 2010
Fasken Martineau is ranked among the top five law firms for Canadian M&A deals for the past 3 ½ years.
July 7, 2010
The American Lawyer features the expertise of Fasken Martineau's Paris team in Africa.
"From Paris to Africa" by Claire Zillman, The American Lawyer
July 1, 2010
Financier Worldwide quotes Jan Bouwman on directors’ and officers’ liability and their ability to obtain related insurance coverage as South African law evolves in this matter
“Directors & offi cers risks in South Africa” by Muazzin Mehrban, Financier Worldwide
June 1, 2010
Chambers and Partners Ranks 47 Fasken Martineau Lawyers
UK-based legal directory recognizes the firm's lawyers in its global, UK and European guides.
March 3, 2010
The Brief Magazine blogs about Tanneke Heersche joining the Johannesburg office
"White & Case Loses Another Partner" by Rob Morris, The Brief Magazine
February 22, 2010
Tanneke Heersche joins Fasken Martineau in Johannesburg
Internationally recognized mining lawyer joins the firm.
February 11, 2010
National Post gives a nod to Fasken Martineau's contribution to Haiti earthquake relief effort
"Fasken helps Haiti" by Julius Melnitzer, National Post
February 4, 2010
Help for Haiti: Fasken Martineau staff and lawyers donate more than $100,000 to Haitian relief efforts
Staff and lawyers donated generously to The Canadian Red Cross, World Vision, Doctors Without Borders and other relief agencies working in Haiti.
February 4, 2010
Big successes in 2009: Lexpert names Fasken Martineau in 3 top business cases & 3 top corporate deals
Lexpert names Nolan v. Kerry (Canada) Inc. as top business case of 2009.
January 26, 2010
And the winners are…Fasken Martineau reports busy litigation docket in 2009
2009 was a busy year for Fasken Martineau's litigators.
January 21, 2010
Team's opposition of Bill C-300 in Ottawa makes headlines
Various news outlets covering the mining industry's reaction to Bill C-300 have quoted remarks made by the Honourable James Peterson P.C., Raymond Chrétien, and Michael Bourassa.
November 27, 2009
Sharp criticism for Bill C-300: Lawyers tell parliamentary committee Private Member's Bill threatens Canada's minerals industry
The firm appeared today before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development in Ottawa to oppose Private Member's Bill C-300, which proposes the Corporate Accountability of Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations in Developing Countries Act.
November 26, 2009
Hon. James Peterson quoted extensively in National Post article on Bill C-300
"Mining bill would force firms from Canada: former MP" by Peter Koven, Financial Post
November 26, 2009
Speaking out for Canada's minerals industry: Bill C-300 threatens to harm Canada's Global reputation & mining business
The firm is is opposing Private Members' Bill C-300, which proposes the Corporate Accountability of Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations in Developing Countries Act.
November 25, 2009
A hand up: Fasken Martineau & CABL award first Blackburn Scholarship to McGill law student
A McGill University law student is the inaugural recipient of the Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Scholarship, awarded by Fasken Martineau in partnership with Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL).
November 5, 2009
Africa, Mining & Energy Savoir Faire: New lawyers strengthen Fasken Martineau's global practice
The firm has bolstered its international mining and energy practice with the addition of a new high-profile legal team based in Paris.
October 14, 2009
Bonjour, Paris! Canada's Fasken Martineau goes to Paris in a merger with Gravel, Leclerc & Partners and adds a team of prominent Parisian lawyers
The firm's merger with Gravel, Leclerc & Partners includes the addition of a team of four high-profile lawyers from Dewey & LeBoeuf in Paris. With two offices in the EU, Fasken Martineau now has the largest European presence of any Canadian-based law firm.
September 22, 2009
Fasken Martineau lawyers lead deal valued at more than $8 billion
Addax Petroleum's acquisition by Sinopec is the largest purchase by a Chinese state-owned company to date.
July 6, 2009
Asia Legal Business News article mentions John Turner and Richard Steinberg, lead counsel in Addax deal
"NA firms called in on Sinopec's largest overseas takeover," by Jessica Seah and Yun Zhang, Asia Legal Business News
June 30, 2009
The Economist: Pending Addax deal will be "the biggest takeover of a foreign firm by a Chinese one"
"Bottom of the barrel: A Chinese oil firm buys an exploration outfit willing to drill almost anywhere," The Economist (print and online)
June 25, 2009
National Post highlights Fasken Martineau's repeated recognition as Who's Who Legal's Global Mining Law Firm of the Year
"Mining Firms: Fasken Martineau on top of the world," by Julius Melnitzer, National Post
June 9, 2009
Fasken Martineau named Global Mining Law Firm of the Year for fifth consecutive year by Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal named Fasken Martineau as the Global Mining law firm for 2009. This is the fifth consecutive year the firm has been recognised having won the award every year since its inception.
June 8, 2009
Business Day features an article by Jan Bouwman titled “Attracting Custodians of Governance” in its Business Law and Tax Review section
“Attracting Custodians of Governance” by Jan Bouwman, Business Day
April 1, 2009
Practical Law Company describes Fasken Martineau as "very creative and pragmatic" in survey
In a recent survey by the UK-based Practical Law Company, Fasken Martineau was the runner-up in a survey of over 5,500 in-house counsel as a top Canadian law firm.
March 27, 2009
Business Day quotes Jan Bouwman on changes in South African law regarding penalties for bad business decisions within corporate governance.
“Protection for honest mistakes” by Sanchia Temkin, Business Day
March 1, 2009
Litigation study unveiled by Fasken Martineau: Canada more litigious than commonly thought
February 3, 2009
Fasken Martineau launches new initiatives to help clients navigate the financial & economic crisis
December 15, 2008
Business Day publishes an article by Jan Bouwman on more stringent regulations for corporate directors with regards to personal financial interests
“Directors to face more stringent regulations” by Jan Bouwman, Business Day
October 1, 2008
Fasken Martineau named Global Mining Law Firm of the Year for fourth consecutive year by Who's Who Legal
June 11, 2008
Al Gourley and Peter Villani Featured in The Gazette
March 14, 2008
Fasken Martineau ranked #1 Canadian law firm for cross-border M&A
January 10, 2008
Fasken Martineau delivers superior client service
December 10, 2007
Fasken Martineau garners 28 nominations in Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2008
December 7, 2007
Former federal Minister Jim Peterson joins Fasken Martineau
November 20, 2007
Fasken Martineau among world's leading M&A law firms: Q3 2007 Bloomberg and Thomson Financial league tables
October 18, 2007
Thomson Financial credits Fasken Martineau with $62.7 billion of announced Canadian M&A transactions in first three quarters of 2007
October 1, 2007
Thomson Financial credits Fasken Martineau with $50.5 billion of announced Canadian M&A transactions in first half of 2007
July 3, 2007
Fasken Martineau named Global Mining Law Firm for the third consecutive year
Who's Who Legal also honours five outstanding lawyers for their contributions to the mining practice
May 1, 2007
Fasken Martineau #1 worldwide for number of completed Canadian M&A deals in Q1 2007
From Thomson Financial's Global M&A Legal Advisory Review
April 2, 2007
Fasken Martineau merges with Johnston & Buchan
March 12, 2007
Exceptional Coverage of Fasken Martineau in LEXPERT
Merger with London law firm Stringer Saul described as "brilliant"
February 23, 2007
London office takes on a whole new look with the launch of Fasken Martineau Stringer Saul LLP
February 2, 2007
Fasken Martineau helps negotiate four of Canada's Top 10 Corporate deals in 2006
January 25, 2007
Fasken Martineau #2 worldwide for number of announced Canadian M&A deals in 2006
January 8, 2007
Canada's leading law firm Fasken Martineau merges with Stringer Saul to create largest full-service Canadian-UK law firm
December 4, 2006
Thomson Financial confirms Fasken Martineau's 4th place ranking for number of Canadian M&A deals
October 3, 2006
Fasken Martineau commits additional resources to Johannesburg and London
November 12, 2003
New Fasken Martineau brand image wins prize
January 1, 2002
The resilient spirit of community
Gathering together to assist the relief effort in Alberta