Program Directors

Dr. Catharine Farrow

President, FarExGeoMine Ltd.

Ann Watterworth

Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Drill down and extract the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in mining.

A distinguished faculty of over 30 experienced professionals from private practice and industry will help you explore new depths of understanding of the legal and business risks and challenges in this dynamic sector.

The mining business raises complex ownership, regulatory, contractual, environmental and community issues.

This unique Osgoode Certificate is designed for mining lawyers, industry professionals and executives that want to unearth knowledge, strategies and tactics that they can use immediately to minimize risk and better meet the needs of their clients and companies.

The mining industry has faced numerous cycles in the past and looks for efficient ways to deliver the vital raw materials while facing important environmental and societal challenges. Explore topics related to understanding mineral rights, ESG, Indigenous consultation, NI 43-101 disclosure requirements, human rights, and more throughout the program.

Join an expert faculty of lawyers, geologists, regulators, financiers, consultants and business executives, from private practice and industry, and get the practical tools you need to manage these complex and everchanging challenges.

This program is worth its weight in gold. Register now to secure your spot.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Understand the fundamentals of mining and the mining industry

Learn the different legal systems for acquiring and securing mineral rights

Practical solutions for solving ESG issues

How to manage health and safety issues in mining operations

Key issues in Canadian mining taxation

How to navigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on mining human resources

Tactics for minimizing risk in financing mining projects

Understand the standards of disclosure for mineral projects

Practical approaches to negotiating and drafting mining agreements

Methods for assessing and mitigating environmental risks

Developments in anti-corruption legislation and policies and the reach of government in enforcement

Reducing exposure to human rights violations

Resource revenue transparency: what you need to know

Best practices for working with Indigenous communities

“In my position handling agreements and asset rights, these topics were educating for me and will benefit my daily job responsibilities.”

Who Should Attend

Mining lawyers in private practice

In-house counsel at mining companies

Corporate/commercial, securities, environmental, energy/natural resources lawyers

Lawyers who advise Indigenous communities on mining-related issues

Senior executives in mining companies

Mining engineers

Geologists

Securities/stock market regulators/officials

Representatives from natural resources departments in provincial and federal governments

Financial officers and accountants in mining industry

Faculty

Program Directors

Dr. Catharine Farrow

President, FarExGeoMine Ltd.

Ann Watterworth

Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Instructors

Program Modules

“Excellent structure, serious knowledgeable presenters, a very good overview of the issues.”

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Certificate Requirements

To receive an Osgoode Certificate, you must complete all program modules, and successfully complete an online assessment within 30 days of the last module. 

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Format
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Substantive27h 50m
Professionalism1h 30m
EDI3h
Total32h 20m CPD

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