energy &amp; mining en Winning the Game of Mining Taxation <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p> The last few years have brought an uptick in the number of mining investments that have been the subject of disputes between investors and governments. This trend is of considerable concern to the players in the sector across the globe.<br />  <br /> Yet, there is a wealth of wisdom to be—pardon the pun—<em>mined</em> from the literature over the past few decades in an attempt to distill what the main risk factors are in agreements that govern investments in the sector, with specific focus on taxation regimes. <br /><br /><em>Number of Expropriatory Acts by Sector – three-year rolling averages</em><br />  <img alt="" height="339" src="" title="" width="509" /><br /><em>Source: Chris Hajzler (2010), “Expropriation of Foreign Direct Investments: Sectoral Patterns from 1993 to 2006,” University of Otago in MIGA,<a href="" rel="nofollow">World Investment and Political Risk 2011</a></em></p> </div></div></div> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:08:00 +0000 Paul Barbour 595 at