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Treaty tear ups could hit frontier nations

The dropping of bilateral and regional investment treaties could end up being the final nail in the coffin for some frontier nations when it comes to attracting the big diversified miners.

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Access to international arbitration is a must-have in some frontier nations (photo:_DSC4673)

A lot is made of the underlying mining code in these countries, but it is often treaties that provide the comfort blanket, or more specifically, the access to international arbitration, many majors