Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Investments http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: New Zealand; Taiwan: Joint Venture Capital Investment Agreement http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403374_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403374_text Global Legal Monitor: Cape Verde: New Investment Code http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403284_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403284_text Global Legal Monitor: Czech Republic: Changes in Investment Incentives http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403151_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 18 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403151_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Outbound Investments Made by Central Enterprises Strengthened http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403150_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 16 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403150_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: More Mainland Chinese Investment to Be Permitted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403044_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 22 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403044_text Global Legal Monitor: Vietnam: State Companies to Limit Their Investments in Some Businesses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402775_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 11 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402775_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Rules on Investment by China in Domestic Companies Eased http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402574_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402574_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: New Investment Law Planned http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402558_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402558_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia; New Zealand: Historic Investment Protocol Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402530_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 22 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402530_text Global Legal Monitor: Vietnam: Proposed Changes in Investment Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401280_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol It was reported on May 1, 2009, that Vietnam is finalizing the draft of a new law that would amend several of the country's laws on investment, construction, the environment, and taxation, among others. The purported... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 11 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401280_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Covered Short Selling Ban to Continue http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401127_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol It was reported on May 1, 2009, that Vietnam is finalizing the draft of a new law that would amend several of the country's laws on investment, construction, the environment, and taxation, among others. The purported On March 5, 2009, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) extended through May 2009 a ban on covered short selling of financial securities. The ASIC had announced on January 21, 2009, that the ban would... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 13 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401127_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Economic Stimulus Plan Unveiled http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540873_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol It was reported on May 1, 2009, that Vietnam is finalizing the draft of a new law that would amend several of the country's laws on investment, construction, the environment, and taxation, among others. The purported On March 5, 2009, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) extended through May 2009 a ban on covered short selling of financial securities. The ASIC had announced on January 21, 2009, that the ban would On November 9, 2008, the State Council of China announced a plan to increase domestic demand and stimulate economic growth, by investing an estimated four trillion renminbi (about US$585 billion) in ten areas by the end... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 24 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540873_text Global Legal Monitor: Vietnam: Decree on Sale and Transfer of State-Owned Enterprises http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540770_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol It was reported on May 1, 2009, that Vietnam is finalizing the draft of a new law that would amend several of the country's laws on investment, construction, the environment, and taxation, among others. The purported On March 5, 2009, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) extended through May 2009 a ban on covered short selling of financial securities. The ASIC had announced on January 21, 2009, that the ban would On November 9, 2008, the State Council of China announced a plan to increase domestic demand and stimulate economic growth, by investing an estimated four trillion renminbi (about US$585 billion) in ten areas by the end On October 10, 2008, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) issued new regulations on the sale and transfer of wholly state-owned enterprises (SOEs). (Decree 109/2008/ND-CP, replacing Decree 80/2005/ND-CP, promulgated in 2005, on the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 10 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540770_text Global Legal Monitor: Nigeria: SEC Issues Two New Stock Market Rules http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540686_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol It was reported on May 1, 2009, that Vietnam is finalizing the draft of a new law that would amend several of the country's laws on investment, construction, the environment, and taxation, among others. The purported On March 5, 2009, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) extended through May 2009 a ban on covered short selling of financial securities. The ASIC had announced on January 21, 2009, that the ban would On November 9, 2008, the State Council of China announced a plan to increase domestic demand and stimulate economic growth, by investing an estimated four trillion renminbi (about US$585 billion) in ten areas by the end On October 10, 2008, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) issued new regulations on the sale and transfer of wholly state-owned enterprises (SOEs). (Decree 109/2008/ND-CP, replacing Decree 80/2005/ND-CP, promulgated in 2005, on the The Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria issued new rules on September 15, 2008, in conformity with a Federal Government directive to stabilize the stock market. The rules follow the establishment of two technical committees, one... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 02 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540686_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia; New Zealand: Mutual Recognition of Securities http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540529_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol It was reported on May 1, 2009, that Vietnam is finalizing the draft of a new law that would amend several of the country's laws on investment, construction, the environment, and taxation, among others. The purported On March 5, 2009, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) extended through May 2009 a ban on covered short selling of financial securities. The ASIC had announced on January 21, 2009, that the ban would On November 9, 2008, the State Council of China announced a plan to increase domestic demand and stimulate economic growth, by investing an estimated four trillion renminbi (about US$585 billion) in ten areas by the end On October 10, 2008, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) issued new regulations on the sale and transfer of wholly state-owned enterprises (SOEs). (Decree 109/2008/ND-CP, replacing Decree 80/2005/ND-CP, promulgated in 2005, on the The Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria issued new rules on September 15, 2008, in conformity with a Federal Government directive to stabilize the stock market. The rules follow the establishment of two technical committees, one From July 2008, New Zealand and Australia will implement a Mutual Recognition of Securities Offerings (MRSO) that will permit issuers to use a single prospectus to offer shares, debentures, or managed or collective investment schemes to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540529_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Boycott of Corporations Conducting Business with Iran http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540451_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol It was reported on May 1, 2009, that Vietnam is finalizing the draft of a new law that would amend several of the country's laws on investment, construction, the environment, and taxation, among others. The purported On March 5, 2009, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) extended through May 2009 a ban on covered short selling of financial securities. The ASIC had announced on January 21, 2009, that the ban would On November 9, 2008, the State Council of China announced a plan to increase domestic demand and stimulate economic growth, by investing an estimated four trillion renminbi (about US$585 billion) in ten areas by the end On October 10, 2008, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) issued new regulations on the sale and transfer of wholly state-owned enterprises (SOEs). (Decree 109/2008/ND-CP, replacing Decree 80/2005/ND-CP, promulgated in 2005, on the The Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria issued new rules on September 15, 2008, in conformity with a Federal Government directive to stabilize the stock market. The rules follow the establishment of two technical committees, one From July 2008, New Zealand and Australia will implement a Mutual Recognition of Securities Offerings (MRSO) that will permit issuers to use a single prospectus to offer shares, debentures, or managed or collective investment schemes to On April 2, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed a law to prohibit investments by Israeli financial institutions in corporations that maintain substantive business contacts with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Such contacts are defined as... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540451_text Global Legal Monitor: Zimbabwe: Indigenization and Empowerment Act http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540383_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol It was reported on May 1, 2009, that Vietnam is finalizing the draft of a new law that would amend several of the country's laws on investment, construction, the environment, and taxation, among others. The purported On March 5, 2009, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) extended through May 2009 a ban on covered short selling of financial securities. The ASIC had announced on January 21, 2009, that the ban would On November 9, 2008, the State Council of China announced a plan to increase domestic demand and stimulate economic growth, by investing an estimated four trillion renminbi (about US$585 billion) in ten areas by the end On October 10, 2008, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) issued new regulations on the sale and transfer of wholly state-owned enterprises (SOEs). (Decree 109/2008/ND-CP, replacing Decree 80/2005/ND-CP, promulgated in 2005, on the The Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria issued new rules on September 15, 2008, in conformity with a Federal Government directive to stabilize the stock market. The rules follow the establishment of two technical committees, one From July 2008, New Zealand and Australia will implement a Mutual Recognition of Securities Offerings (MRSO) that will permit issuers to use a single prospectus to offer shares, debentures, or managed or collective investment schemes to On April 2, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed a law to prohibit investments by Israeli financial institutions in corporations that maintain substantive business contacts with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Such contacts are defined as President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe signed into law the Indigenization and Empowerment Act on March 7, 2008. The Act requires foreign-owned companies to offer at least 51 percent of their shares to indigenous Zimbabweans, according to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540383_text Global Legal Monitor: Pakistan: Settlement of Investment Disputes http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054096_text Investments - On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters of agreement on the Strategic Cooperation on Joint Investments in Venture Capital Funds. The landmark accord between the two countries, On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of On April 25, 2012, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved a bill amending the Act on Investment Incentives (Act No. 72/2000, as last amended by Law No. 357/2011). In order to become The rate of Chinese state-owned enterprises investing in the overseas investment market has expanded in recent years, and with this there has also been an increase in the risks to their success. In response to these On March 19, 2012, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, Shih Yen-shiang, announced the government's intention to allow mainland Chinese investors to participate in 161 kinds of businesses. This plan, outlined by Shih at a legislative committee Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree that will change the maximum level of investment by state-owned enterprises in businesses outside of their core areas of responsibility. The draft is already being circulated to various Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued new rules on March 2, 2011, that ease restrictions on investment from mainland China in 42 additional sectors, including 25 manufacturing, 8 services, and 9 public construction sectors. The Sri Lanka's Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-Operation, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, stated that the country's government plans to introduce a new investment law to encourage foreign investment. He argued that change was needed in the investment On February 16, 2011, the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand signed an Investment Protocol to the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement. (Press Release, Hon. Julia Gillard, Australia and New Zealand Sign Historic Investment Protocol It was reported on May 1, 2009, that Vietnam is finalizing the draft of a new law that would amend several of the country's laws on investment, construction, the environment, and taxation, among others. The purported On March 5, 2009, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) extended through May 2009 a ban on covered short selling of financial securities. The ASIC had announced on January 21, 2009, that the ban would On November 9, 2008, the State Council of China announced a plan to increase domestic demand and stimulate economic growth, by investing an estimated four trillion renminbi (about US$585 billion) in ten areas by the end On October 10, 2008, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) issued new regulations on the sale and transfer of wholly state-owned enterprises (SOEs). (Decree 109/2008/ND-CP, replacing Decree 80/2005/ND-CP, promulgated in 2005, on the The Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria issued new rules on September 15, 2008, in conformity with a Federal Government directive to stabilize the stock market. The rules follow the establishment of two technical committees, one From July 2008, New Zealand and Australia will implement a Mutual Recognition of Securities Offerings (MRSO) that will permit issuers to use a single prospectus to offer shares, debentures, or managed or collective investment schemes to On April 2, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed a law to prohibit investments by Israeli financial institutions in corporations that maintain substantive business contacts with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Such contacts are defined as President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe signed into law the Indigenization and Empowerment Act on March 7, 2008. The Act requires foreign-owned companies to offer at least 51 percent of their shares to indigenous Zimbabweans, according to On July 21, 2007, Pakistan promulgated the Arbitration (International Investment Disputes) Ordinance, 2007, in implementation of the International Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes Between States and Nationals of Other States. The new law requires... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054096_text