JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation - Sale of LS - Nikko Copper Inc.

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation (“JX Nippon Mining & Metals”) on a sale of shares in LS - Nikko Copper Inc. (a joint venture between LS Corporation owning 50.1% and Japan Korea Joint Smelting Co., Ltd., a group company of JX Nippon Mining & Metals, owning 49.9%) to LS Corporation.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising JX Nippon Mining & Metals was led by partners Kozo Kawai, Tatsuya Nakayama and Junko Wakabayashi, supported by Akira Iizuka.