The South African Institute of International Affairs, Western Cape Branch, invites you to a public seminar to be addressed by
"The South African mining industry on the road to Mangaung"
the Cape Town Holocaust Centre, 88 Hatfield St, Gardens, Cape Town
on Thursday 30th August 2012
at 5:00 for 5:30 pm
Light refreshments will be served before the event
Entrance for non-members is R30 or R15 on presentation of a current student identity card.
Parking is freely available on Hatfield Street.
Peter Leon is a partner with Webber Wentzel, Johannesburg, where he heads the firm´s Africa Mining and Energy Projects practice.
His areas of expertise include mining, energy, black economic empowerment and international investment law, as well as financial services regulation. In recent matters, Peter Leon advised mining companies on the regulatory implications of key policy proposals in the African National Congress's research report on State Intervention in the Minerals Sector, advised a multinational mining company on a mine development agreement and related issues with the government of Ghana, advised on the regulatory requirements for a change of control of a company holding mineral rights in Tanzania, and acted in various additional advisory roles for a range of African private sector actors and governments.
Peter Leon received his BA LLB cum laude from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and his LLM with first class honours from Cambridge University, England, where he was elected Senior Scholar of Christ's College, Cambridge for academic achievement.
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