Joint Ventures in U.S. Mining of Critical Minerals: Contracting Structures and, Regulatory and Tax Considerations
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide energy professionals and industry participants on the market trends driving recent joint ventures (JVs) in the mining of critical minerals in light of initiatives for the production of batteries, semiconductors and clean energy technologies. The panel will examine structuring JVs and the strategic considerations such as contracting structures, tax incentives and the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
- Market trends for JVs in mining of critical minerals
- Contractual structures; allocating liability and risk
- U.S. Inflation Reduction Act – Proposed Rule defining “Foreign Entity of Control” and Clean Vehicle Credit Exclusions
- Tax issues
The panel will review these and other key items:
- What are the structuring alternatives for U.S. mining of critical mineral JVs?
- What are the primary terms to negotiate when structuring JVs for the mining of critical minerals?
- What are the formation and operational issues to address?
- What are the key recent updates to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act?
Paul C. de Bernier
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Rebecca R. Seidl
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Daniel T. Kiely
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Warren S. Payne
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Mr. Payne is a senior advisor in Mayer Brown's Washington DC office and a member of the Tax, Public Policy, Regulatory & Political Law and International Trade practices. He joined Mayer Brown from the US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, where he held a number of staff leadership roles from 2007 to 2015, including serving as policy director.Close
J. Brandon Birdsall
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US and multinational companies seek J. Brandon Birdsall’s advice on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and sales of business, joint ventures, carveout transactions, restructurings, commercial transactions and other corporate matters. With a prior background in litigation, he also continues to advise multinational companies on contractual and commercial disputes.Close