The mining industry has been a galloping sector in several countries of the Central American isthmus. Integrated as an important link in the chain of sustainable development of the economy, mineral exploitation promises increasing growth over time, thanks to advanced technologies in the field of deposit exploration as well as more efficient and beneficial commercialization processes not only for investors and direct operators of the mines, but for a wide range of collateral participants such as the local population, suppliers, professionals in different legal and financial areas, etc. Over time, mining should become decidedly more relevant in measuring the progress of certain nations.
BLP’s specialized and expert team in the Mining practice area has served as legal advisor in projects of great magnitude in different countries of the region, covering the diverse legal needs of investors, developers and operators in the industry, advising in complex and multijurisdictional transactions, structuring financing and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations applicable to the projects involved.
BLP has advised various local and foreign participants, including companies in North America, South America, and Europe, incorporating a broad business vision into the legal advice that allows clients to develop their activity and achieve objectives optimally. BLP forms multidisciplinary teams of lawyers with extensive experience in dealing with the corporate, regulatory, environmental, tax and labor aspects of projects and businesses in the mining industry.
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