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