Senior Associate, Squire Patton Boggs
Bernhard Maier is a dual-qualified attorney (England and Wales and New York) with over ten years’ experience in investment treaty and commercial arbitration and public international law advisory work, including a number of high-profile mining cases. He is a member of the UK Attorney General’s Panel of Public International Law Counsel to the Crown and a visiting lecturer at King’s College London.
Foreign Investment in the Mining Sector – what lessons for the future can be gleaned from the past?
An increasing number of mining-related disputes are submitted to international courts and tribunals, in particular in Eastern Europe and the CIS. What can actors in the mining sector (both States and private entities) learn from these disputes, including how to avoid them in the first place?