More than 50 mining operators found in violation of agreements in Lao
The Vientiane Times reported on 12 March 2015 that several mining operators had breached agreements made with the Lao government.
Such breaches include failure to comply with environmental guidelines or pay obligation fees to the government and local communities.
The full report can be viewed at http://www.vientianetimes.org.la/FreeContent/FreeConten_Many.htm
Kate Baillie meets Bronwyn Bishop in Vientiane
Country Manager Kate Baillie meets with Julie Bishop in Vientiane
Arion Legal’s Country Manager Kate Baillie was among a select group invited to participate in a luncheon with The Hon. Julie Bishop MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Australia on 5 July in Vientiane.
This presented a great opportunity to discuss the performance and challenges concerning Australian companies currently operating in Laos.
Photo: Kate Baillie, Bob Gordon, Australian Ambassador to Laos, Mr John Williams, Hon Julie Bishop MP, Tammy Medard, Richard Taylor, Amanda Roberts, Rick Watsford, Alan McKeown.
Arion Legal appointed British Embassy’s Honorary Legal Advisor
Arion Legal Involved in $916 million Laos Hydropower Project
Asian Legal Business featured Arion Legal’s involvement in Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company’s $916 million hydropower project on Laos’ Nam Ngiep river.
The project was financed by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation and the Asian Development Bank, which Arion Legal (then McDonald Steed McGrath) acted as Laos counsel. It is expected to take five years to complete.
The full article can be accessed at http://www.legalbusinessonline.com/news/ao-cc-feature-916-mln-laos-hydropower-project/66875