Category Archives: International Agreements

Guest Post: Assessing Khan Resources Arbitration

Matthew Levine Following expropriation of Dornod uranium investment, Khan Resources announces conclusion of arbitration with Mongolian government Intro Khan, a mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange’s venture board, its holding company, and its erstwhile joint-venture partner, recently announced … Continue reading

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Arbitration Award to Khan Resources

On Mar 2 2015 it was announced that erstwhile Canadian uranium miner Khan Resources was awarded US$100mio in arbitration proceedings administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration based in The Hague (Netherlands). The proceedings were rooted in the 2009 cancellation … Continue reading

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FM Baird to Visit Mongolia

According to Mongolian news sources ( 24 Tsag | infomongolia.com), Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird will be visiting Ulaanbaatar July 23-25. There’s no official Canadian announcement as of July 20, but let’s assume that this visit is really happening, after … Continue reading

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Visiting PhD Student at UBC: Sodnom DOLJIN

Visiting scholar from Mongolia (via South Korea) to spend a year at UBC. Continue reading

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All is well in Mongolia?

Yes, the Investment Agreement for Oyu Tolgoi will not be re-opened, but that’s no surprise, and doesn’t put an end to turmoil. Continue reading

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No Stable Anti-Mining Coalition

By Julian Dierkes Today, I published an Asia Pacific Memo that argued that no stable anti-mining coalition has coalesced in Mongolia to support or advance the recent petition asking the government to open negotiations with Oyu Tolgoi to increase the … Continue reading

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MPs Petition to Renegotiate OT Agreement

Translation of the petition of 20 Mongolian MPs to their government demanding that negotiations to raise the government stake in the giant Oyu Tolgoi project be initiated. Continue reading

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