2 & 3 September 2020
Location and Venue:
Livestream Webinar


Getting to Grips with the Mining Legal Landscape in West Africa!

West African Mining Laws

This Masterclass will be presented as a Live Webinar! 

Attend this webinar and receive insight into the various Mining Principles, Acts and Regulations which govern the most prominent countries involved in Mining in West Africa. We will also look at an overview of each country’s Mining sector, along with any local content or CSR obligations that are currently enforceable.

Getting to Grips with the Mining Legal Landscape in West Africa, with a focus on:

  • Burkina Faso
  • Ghana
  • Mali
  • Guinea
  • Ivory Coast

Webinar Agenda at a Glance:

  • An overview of each country’s current Mining Sector
  • The Main Principles of the Minerals & Mining Policies
  • Review of the various Mining Acts, Codes and Mineral Rights Regulations
  • Latest Local Content Regulations and CSR Policy
  • Key Institutional Roles in the Mining Industry in each Country
  • Considerations and Obstacles relating to each Country


  • Mining – Operators, Exploration, Production
  • Project Developers
  • Financiers and Commercial Banks
  • Accounting, Auditing, and Tax Firms
  • Deal Brokers
  • Law Firms
  • Industry Suppliers
  • EPC Contractors


Day 1: 

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Day 2: 

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Attendee Fees:

2 Day Webinar: USD 790 per person
Register 3 or more delegates: USD 590


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Baba Hady Thiam, Founding & Managing Partner, Thiam & Associés

Founding and managing partner of Thiam & Associés, Baba Hady Thiam is registered both with the Paris and the Guinean Bars and benefits from international background and extensive working experience with international law firms. Baba Hady heads the firm on its biggest mandates and mainly dedicates his practice to the operations of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate reorganization as well as energy, mining and infrastructure projects which is a fast-growing practice within the firm.

Adelaide Benneh Prempeh, Managing Partner, B&P Associates

Adelaide  is the Founder and Managing Partner of B & P ASSOCIATES. Adelaide’s expertise spans across sectors. Her focus practice areas include Energy, Mining & Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Project Finance & Development, Commercial transactions, Employment and Labour, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Restructuring & Insolvency, Investment Advisory and International Family Law.

Media Partners

Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils' web portal has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.  is the leading building and construction portal in Africa with an audience that spans the length and breadth of the continent. Along with the website we also produce Construction Review a bi-monthly print magazine.

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Thiam & Associés is an independent business law firm founded in December 2016 and based in Conakry (Republic of Guinea), providing business law expertise to local and international clients. The Firm provides legal advice to its Guinean, African and international clients, and assists them in all matters of dispute resolution. Thiam & Associés team of 17 lawyers and paralegals pays particular attention to meet the needs and optimize the legal security of its client’s projects and transactions. Despite its recent constitution, the Firm is recognized for both local expertise and complex international operations.

B & P Associates is a corporate and commercial law and consultancy firm in Ghana. We pride ourselves in providing simple and practical solutions to the complex legal challenges our clients face in their business operations. The Firm is in tune with the international, continental and local environment and is well positioned to assist clients in anticipating and achieving their business objectives. Our team of lawyers are multilingual and licensed to practise in Ghana, Nigeria, England and Wales and New York.