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Assessing and Managing Political Risk in Mining: A Practitioners Perspective

By James M. Small, Director, Atlantic Strategy Group
World Institute of Mining Lawyers, Inaugural Conference
Teddington, UK, May 4 - 5, 2015

We work directly with the senior executives of our clients to design, develop, and implement effective strategies to overcome political and regulatory risks of critical importance to the continued commercial, financial and economic viability of a company in the global mining, metals and energy sectors.

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Leveraging Mineral Rents to Accelerate Investment in African Infrastructure

By James M. Small, Director, Atlantic Strategy Group
EU-AU Joint Session on Infrastructure for the Minerals Sector
Brussels, March 19 - 20, 2015

Introduce a practical strategy for a resource-rich developing nation to leverage the mineral rents earned from the sustainable and responsible mining of it's mineral resources to accelerate investment in mine-related infrastructure.

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Business Diplomacy in Practice: Advancing Interests in Crisis Situations

By James M. Small, Director, Atlantic Strategy Group
The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 9 (2014) 374-392

This practitioner’s perspective focuses on how to combine the efforts of a company, home and supportive governments, and key stakeholders to address, and hopefully to overcome, an issue caused by the harmful actions of a host government against a company.

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