New Criminal Liability System for Corporate involved in Corrupt Practices and/or Money Laundering

Legislative Decree 1352 was issued on January 7, 2017, introducing major changes to Law 30424 regarding autonomous liability of legal entities for  acts of corruption. It establishes a new system for imputing criminal offences to companies, which will become effective on January 1, 2018, and whose highlights include:

As of January 1, 2018, legal entities […]

Mining Newsletter N°5 – January 2017

MINING UPDATE
Amendments to the Peruvian Mining Law

Production penalty and cancellation of mining concessions:

On 5 January 2017, Legislative Decree No. 1320, which amends Articles 40 and 41 of the Peruvian Mining Law, was published in the El Peruano official gazette. These Articles rule: (i) the obligation of the titleholders of mining concessions to pay a […]

Mining Alert 2 – April 2016

2015 Annual Consolidated Declaration
On April 9 2016 the Directorial Resolution N° 0050-2016-MEM/DGM, establishing the timetable for the submission of the 2015 Annual Consolidated Declaration (DAC for its Spanish acronym), was published in the official gazette “El Peruano”.
Under Article 1 of this resolution, the mining title holders must submit the DAC via the Ministry of Energy and […]

Mining Newsletter N°4 – June 2014

MINING UPDATE
Extension for the submission of information regarding samplings obtain from mining exploration activities
 By Resolution Nº 160-2014-MEM/DGM, issued on June 20, 2014, the Ministry of Energy and Mines (“MEM”) extended, until November 30, 2014, the deadline granted to mining titleholders for filling the information regarding the core samples, according to article 71 of the […]

Mining Newsletter N°3 – May 2014

MINING UPDATE
Filing of the Information of Core Samples
 The form required for the submission of the information of core samples, required pursuant to article 71 of Supreme Decree No. 03-94-EM, Regulations of the Different Titles of the General Mining Act, was approved by Ministerial Resolution No. 248-2014-MEM/DM (the “Resolution”).
The Resolution details the information that needs […]

Mining Newsletter N°4 – June 2014

MINING UPDATE
Extension for the submission of information regarding core samples obtained from mining exploration activities
By Resolution Nº 160-2014-MEM/DGM, issued on June 20th , 2014, the Ministry of Energy and Mines (“MEM”) extended, until November 30th , 2014, the deadline granted to mining titleholders for filling the information regarding the core samples, according to article […]

Mining Newsletter N°3 – May 2014

MINING UPDATE
Filing of the Information of Core Samples
 The form required for the submission of the information of core samples, required pursuant to article 71 of Supreme Decree No. 03-94-EM, Regulations of the Different Titles of the General Mining Act, was approved by Ministerial Resolution No. 248-2014-MEM/DM (the “Resolution”).
The Resolution details the information that needs […]

Mining Newsletter N°2 – march 2014

MINING UPDATE
On March 24, 2014, Supreme Decree 002-2014-MINAM was published in the Official Gazette approving complementary provisions on the implementation of the so-called “Environmental Quality Standards” (Estándares de Calidad Ambiental or “ECA” for its acronym in Spanish) applicable for soil, approved by Supreme Decree 002-2013-MINAM.
 The mentioned regulation establishes, among other issues, the following:

New projects: […]

Mining Newsletter N°1 – march 2014

MINING UPDATE
On 6 March 2014, Ministerial Resolution 120-2014-MEM/DM was published in the Official Gazette, approving new (mining related) specifications that need to be observed for preparing, filing and approving the so-called Technical Report (Informe Técnico Sustentatorio or ITS for its acronym in Spanish) to which Article 4 of Supreme Decree 054-2013-PCM refers to (an […]