International Mining Arbitration

international arbitration mining consultants john t boyd companyBOYD is experienced with Investor-State arbitration cases having opined as an expert in mining cases convened within International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).

BOYD has assisted in numerous cases resulting in beneficial outcomes for our clients. We are flexible in the manner in which we assist counsel, with the ability to provide technically-focused as well as comprehensive services. Our experience comprises technical services, market studies, and financial analysis services that include the preparation of the Expert Reports, as well as providing Arbitration Support and Expert Witness testimony during the hearing.

Examples include:

  • Review of mineral holdings and provide opinion relative to quantity, quality, and economic viability of the deposit.
  • Breach of contract matters regarding leased or owned mineral property.
  • Environmental permitting and other regulatory agency dispute analysis, review, and opinion.
  • Capital and Operating cost review, analysis, and pro forma.
  • Economic Damages opinion including detailed analysis using Income-based, Market-based, and/or Asset-based approaches.

BOYD professionals have the distinct advantage of “real world” minerals industry knowledge having held positions in exploration, operations, financial and business development roles in public and private mining/natural resource companies. This unique skill set enables us to assist counsel/client with comprehensive and seamless litigation support, and provide a smooth, consistent, and understandable transition between the technical and financial topic discussions during the Hearing.