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International regulatory risk & analysis for the global mining industry

How do the Regulatory Risk Ratings work?
  • < 30 Critical
  • 31-44 Severe
  • 45-54 Substantial
  • 55-64 Moderate
  • 65-75 Low
  • > 75 Minimal

It is said that around 90% of an iceberg can lie unseen below the surface and perhaps the same can be said for Greenland's regulation of its mining industry. The Mineral Resources Act really plays the role of an introduction - with the full story only revealed when the terms of a mineral licence are established. As Greenland only became responsible for the administration of its mineral resources in 2010 it is possible that it intends to address matters on a case-by-case basis - when or if they arise. Unfortunately this does not provide a solid foundation for potential investors, who will...

Regulatory Risk Rating: 43
Corruption Potential Index: 35
Corruption Risk Index: 93
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Regulatory Risk Rating

Measures the risk that an investor will lose the economic benefits of a mineral discovery based only on the key laws, regulations and policies in the jurisdiction – with a rating of 100 equating to zero risk.  

Corruption Potential Index

Measures a jurisdictions’ corruption potential, providing a mining specific rating based on: (1) the importance of various government decisions in the administration of mineral projects; (2) the degree of discretion associated with those decisions; (3) the number of state actors involved in decision making.

Corruption Risk Index

Measures the likelihood of government actors using discretionary powers for improper purposes, providing a mining specific corruption risk rating by mathematically screening the CPI through the lens of the Economists’ Democracy Index.


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