Forrest & Forrest v Wilson – consequences for mining lease applicants

As we previously reported1, a consequence of the High Court of Australia’s decision in Forrest & Forrest Pty Ltd  v Wilson2 is unexpected and unhelpful uncertainty regarding the validity of the grant of certain mining leases in Western Australia. The State Government and the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) are continuing to assess an … Read more

Bright future – the key factors driving economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

The African market will continue to thrive thanks to increased availability of capital and investment in natural resources, power and infrastructure. Since 2008 the world economy has undergone significant strain, which has had an effect on growth across all regions. However, in the face of these global headwinds, domestic supply shocks and civil conflict, Africa … Read more