Mining Law Seminar and Reception (before PDAC)

  • Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • June 12, 2022

Mining Law Seminar and Reception (before PDAC)

Sunday, June 12, 2022 | 2:00 – 6:00 pm EDT | Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Complimentary Registration!

Join us in Toronto for the Foundation’s Mining Seminar and Reception being held before PDAC! This Seminar and Reception will provide attendees with two 60-minute presentations along with an opportunity to meet and network with your friends and colleagues from around the world who practice or work in the mining industry.

2:00 – 4:00 pm: Program 

What’s Keeping Me Up at Night: A Panel of General Counsel Discuss Current Legal Issues Impacting Their Companies’ Mining Business and Operations 

  • ESG Trends and Issues
  • Political and Social Risk and Change
  • How Can You Help? 

ANDREW HASTINGS, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Lundin Mining, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PATRICIA A. NUNEZ, Nunez, Munoz, & Cia. Ltda., abogados; Board Member of Codelco and CAP S.A., Santiago, Chile 
PETER WRIGHT, VP Legal, Glencore Canada Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
KUNO KAFKA, Executive Director and Senior Counsel, Antofagasta Minerals Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (moderator) 



Project Development and Financing – A Lawyer’s Perspective 

This panel will discuss project development and financing issues from a legal lens using a hypothetical fact pattern that touches on the royalty/stream perspective, private equity perspective, and the major mining company perspective. This panel will give different perspectives and discussion around the pros and cons of different transaction structures and some of the legal issues that arise from each party’s perspective.

LUKE CROSBY, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Kinross Gold Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ERIK GOLDSILVER, Partner, Gowling WLG, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ALAN HUTCHISON, Partner, Osler, Vancouver, Ontario, Canada (Moderator)
CYNTHIA URDA KASSIS, Partner, Shearman & Sterling, New York, NY

Additional Speakers to be announced


4:00 – 6:00 pm: Hosted Cocktail and Networking Reception 


Program Committee:

ALAN HUTCHISON, Program Chair, Partner, Osler, Vancouver, Canada
EMILIE BUNDOCK, Partner, Fasken, Montreal, Canada
PATRICIA ARRAZOLA BUSTILLO, Partner, Gomez-Pinzon Abogados S.A.S., Bogota, Colombia
STUART BUTZIER, Shareholder, Modrall Sperling, Santa Fe, New Mexico
KUNO KAFKA, Executive Director & Senior Counsel, Antofagasta Minerals Canada, Toronto, Canada
EDEN M. OLIVER, Attorney, Toronto, Canada