TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - France Tenaille and Erik Goldsilver have
been singled out by Latinvex as among the top foreign lawyers in Latin
America. France and Erik are among the few Canadians recognized on a
listing dominated by practitioners from the United States and the
This global listing of 100 lawyers is comprised of the leading
practitioners from international law firms that are involved in the
growing legal business in Latin America. Factors that influence this
listing include recent track record on major deals and business,
prominence of their firm in Latin America and rankings by third parties
such as Chambers & Partners.
Both France and Erik are key contributors to the firm's recently
launched blog "Mining to the Core" (http://www.casselsbrock.com/Blog/Mining_to_the_Core), where they provide timely, reliable and practical commentary on
mining law matters.
About France Tenaille
France Tenaille's (http://www.casselsbrock.com/People/France_M_Tenaille) practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, international
transactions and related commercial and corporate law matters with
particular emphasis in the mining, natural resources and energy
industries. She has extensive experience advising public and private
issuers in Canada and abroad, with emphasis in Latin America. France
practiced law for over 5 years in Venezuela before moving to Canada.
France's expertise is recognized by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin
About Erik Goldsilver
Erik Goldsilver (http://www.casselsbrock.com/People/Erik_Goldsilver) practises in the area of corporate and commercial law with specific
expertise in the mining, natural resources and energy sectors -
regularly acting for Canadian and international mining companies.
Erik's expertise is recognized by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin
Latinvex (http://www.latinvex.com) publishes daily news and weekly analysis on Latin America business,
including nearly 50 rankings benchmarking the region's companies,
countries and people. It provides extensive and unique coverage of
Latin America's legal, technology and energy sectors.
About Cassels Brock
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP (www.casselsbrock.com) is a leading Canadian law firm focused on serving the transaction,
advocacy and advisory needs of Canada's most dynamic business sectors.
The firm is regularly named at or near the top of Canadian and
international corporate finance and M&A league tables, including
Bloomberg, Thomson and MergerMarket, particularly in the mining sector,
having acted on more than 500 significant resource deals over the past
five years, including many of the country's largest and most complex.
SOURCE: Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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