Representative Matters

REPRESENTED BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION IN JOINT VENTURE WITH NEWMONT GOLDCORP CORPORATION, CREATING THE WORLD’S THIRD-LARGEST GOLD MINING COMPANY, NEVADA GOLD MINES LLC.

Provided U.S. structure and document drafting to Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg (Toronto) in formation of joint venture. Lead counsel in U.S. implementation of the Venture including extensive and complex environmental permitting. Special Note: The Venture is expected to generate approximately $5 billion pre-tax net present value over a 20-year period. The Venture includes Barrick’s Goldstrike, Cortez, Turquoise Ridge and Goldrush mines and Newmont’s Carlin, Twin Creeks, Phoenix and Long Canyon mines along with associated processing plants, power generation facilities and infrastructure of both companies.