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Kate Lyons quoted in "Avoiding Conflict", Lexpert Magazine's May 2015 edition


Lawyer Catherine Lyons
Area Environmental Law


Mining lenders avoid social risk

Excerpt from "Avoiding Conflict", by Julius Melnitzer:

Environmental and social risk are proving to be an additional hurdle for Canadian extractive companies squeezed for credit in an economic cycle marked by falling oil and commodity prices.

“Canadian lenders are evidencing a growing sensitivity to the risks associated with corporate-community conflicts in the extractive sector”, says Kate Lyons of Goodmans LLP.

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