Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Foreign investment 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: Uruguay: New Law Bans Ownership of Agricultural Land by Companies Owned by Foreign Governments http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404227_text Farmland; Foreign investments; Real estate - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404227_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Rules Revised to Facilitate Overseas Investments http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404181_text Foreign investments; Investments - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404181_text Global Legal Monitor: Cape Verde; Portugal: Signature of Protocol on Sustainable Energy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404135_text Climate change; Energy; Energy assistance; Foreign investments; Treaties and International Agreements - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404135_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Tax Reporting Rules for Overseas Investments of Resident Enterprises http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404067_text Corporate income tax; Foreign investments; Taxation - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404067_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Rules Relax Government Approvals for Overseas Investment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404056_text Foreign investments; Licensing and registration - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404056_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Granting of E-2 Equivalent Visas to American Investors http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403991_text Foreign investments; Visas and passports - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 22 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403991_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Plan to Revise Foreign Investment Rules http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403931_text Foreign investments - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403931_text Global Legal Monitor: Cuba; Mexico: Relationship Re-Launched, Agreements Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403751_text Foreign Trade and International Finance; Foreign exchange; Foreign investments; International Affairs - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403751_text Global Legal Monitor: Ghana: Parliament Passes Revised Law Governing Investments http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403648_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403648_text Global Legal Monitor: Burma: Amended Foreign Investment Law Published http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403415_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403415_text Global Legal Monitor: Burma: New Foreign Direct Investment Law Adopted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403321_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403321_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Revision of Catalog of Industries for Foreign Investment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402998_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402998_text Global Legal Monitor: North Korea: Foreign-Funded Business and Banking Laws Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402994_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402994_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Rules on Foreign Direct Investment with Renminbi http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402924_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 22 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402924_text Global Legal Monitor: Thailand: Notification Restricting Foreign Takeovers of Telecom Businesses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402837_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 05 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402837_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Security Review Rules on Foreign Mergers and Acquisitions Published http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402543_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402543_text Global Legal Monitor: India: New Foreign Direct Investment Rules http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401906_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 07 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401906_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Rules on Foreign-Invested Partnerships Issued http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401719_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 07 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401719_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Rules to Encourage Overseas Investment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401208_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China's main commercial regulator, issued the Measures for the Administration of Overseas Investment on March 16, 2009. Entering into effect on May 1, 2009, the new rules encourage Chinese enterprises to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 13 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401208_text Global Legal Monitor: Fiji: New Foreign Investment Regulations http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540677_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China's main commercial regulator, issued the Measures for the Administration of Overseas Investment on March 16, 2009. Entering into effect on May 1, 2009, the new rules encourage Chinese enterprises to Fiji has introduced new regulations regarding foreign investment that place restrictions on foreign investors participating in "restricted activities" (that is, investment activities subject to conditions, should non-Fijan investors wish to pursue them). While previously foreigners wishing... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 29 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540677_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Foreign-Funded Telecom Companies Rules Modified http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540680_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China's main commercial regulator, issued the Measures for the Administration of Overseas Investment on March 16, 2009. Entering into effect on May 1, 2009, the new rules encourage Chinese enterprises to Fiji has introduced new regulations regarding foreign investment that place restrictions on foreign investors participating in "restricted activities" (that is, investment activities subject to conditions, should non-Fijan investors wish to pursue them). While previously foreigners wishing On September 10, 2008, the State Council, China's Cabinet, promulgated amended Provisions on Administration of Foreign-Funded Telecommunication Enterprises, effective immediately. The purpose of amending these Provisions, originally adopted in 2002, was to adapt to the need... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 29 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540680_text Global Legal Monitor: Turkmenistan: New Rules for International Exhibitions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540604_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China's main commercial regulator, issued the Measures for the Administration of Overseas Investment on March 16, 2009. Entering into effect on May 1, 2009, the new rules encourage Chinese enterprises to Fiji has introduced new regulations regarding foreign investment that place restrictions on foreign investors participating in "restricted activities" (that is, investment activities subject to conditions, should non-Fijan investors wish to pursue them). While previously foreigners wishing On September 10, 2008, the State Council, China's Cabinet, promulgated amended Provisions on Administration of Foreign-Funded Telecommunication Enterprises, effective immediately. The purpose of amending these Provisions, originally adopted in 2002, was to adapt to the need On August 20, 2008, the office of the President of Turkmenistan announced that amendments to the nation's Law on Foreign Investment have entered into force. According to the announcement, the amendments will help to promote active... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 29 Aug 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540604_text Global Legal Monitor: Vietnam: Decree on Mergers and Acquisitions Being Drafted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540433_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China's main commercial regulator, issued the Measures for the Administration of Overseas Investment on March 16, 2009. Entering into effect on May 1, 2009, the new rules encourage Chinese enterprises to Fiji has introduced new regulations regarding foreign investment that place restrictions on foreign investors participating in "restricted activities" (that is, investment activities subject to conditions, should non-Fijan investors wish to pursue them). While previously foreigners wishing On September 10, 2008, the State Council, China's Cabinet, promulgated amended Provisions on Administration of Foreign-Funded Telecommunication Enterprises, effective immediately. The purpose of amending these Provisions, originally adopted in 2002, was to adapt to the need On August 20, 2008, the office of the President of Turkmenistan announced that amendments to the nation's Law on Foreign Investment have entered into force. According to the announcement, the amendments will help to promote active It was reported on May 2, 2008, that Vietnam's Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is drafting a decree on foreign-related mergers and acquisitions (Mandamp;A). The aim of the draft proposal is "to ensure effective Mandamp;A,... 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_l20540433_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Foreign Sovereign Funds Subject to Scrutiny http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540294_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China's main commercial regulator, issued the Measures for the Administration of Overseas Investment on March 16, 2009. Entering into effect on May 1, 2009, the new rules encourage Chinese enterprises to Fiji has introduced new regulations regarding foreign investment that place restrictions on foreign investors participating in "restricted activities" (that is, investment activities subject to conditions, should non-Fijan investors wish to pursue them). While previously foreigners wishing On September 10, 2008, the State Council, China's Cabinet, promulgated amended Provisions on Administration of Foreign-Funded Telecommunication Enterprises, effective immediately. The purpose of amending these Provisions, originally adopted in 2002, was to adapt to the need On August 20, 2008, the office of the President of Turkmenistan announced that amendments to the nation's Law on Foreign Investment have entered into force. According to the announcement, the amendments will help to promote active It was reported on May 2, 2008, that Vietnam's Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is drafting a decree on foreign-related mergers and acquisitions (Mandamp;A). The aim of the draft proposal is "to ensure effective Mandamp;A, The Australian government has released a set of principles by which it will assess foreign investment in Australia by foreign governments and their agencies. (Press Release, The Hon. Wayne Swan, Government Improves Transparency of Foreign Investment... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540294_text Global Legal Monitor: India: 100% Foreign Direct Investment Obtains Automatic Approval for Aircraft Repair Shops http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540295_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China's main commercial regulator, issued the Measures for the Administration of Overseas Investment on March 16, 2009. Entering into effect on May 1, 2009, the new rules encourage Chinese enterprises to Fiji has introduced new regulations regarding foreign investment that place restrictions on foreign investors participating in "restricted activities" (that is, investment activities subject to conditions, should non-Fijan investors wish to pursue them). While previously foreigners wishing On September 10, 2008, the State Council, China's Cabinet, promulgated amended Provisions on Administration of Foreign-Funded Telecommunication Enterprises, effective immediately. The purpose of amending these Provisions, originally adopted in 2002, was to adapt to the need On August 20, 2008, the office of the President of Turkmenistan announced that amendments to the nation's Law on Foreign Investment have entered into force. According to the announcement, the amendments will help to promote active It was reported on May 2, 2008, that Vietnam's Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is drafting a decree on foreign-related mergers and acquisitions (Mandamp;A). The aim of the draft proposal is "to ensure effective Mandamp;A, The Australian government has released a set of principles by which it will assess foreign investment in Australia by foreign governments and their agencies. (Press Release, The Hon. Wayne Swan, Government Improves Transparency of Foreign Investment India allows 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) through the automatic approval route for helicopter and seaplane operations and for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facilities. This is a reversal of the previous policy, under which approval... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540295_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Bill to Protect Companies of National Strategic Importance http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540225_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China's main commercial regulator, issued the Measures for the Administration of Overseas Investment on March 16, 2009. Entering into effect on May 1, 2009, the new rules encourage Chinese enterprises to Fiji has introduced new regulations regarding foreign investment that place restrictions on foreign investors participating in "restricted activities" (that is, investment activities subject to conditions, should non-Fijan investors wish to pursue them). While previously foreigners wishing On September 10, 2008, the State Council, China's Cabinet, promulgated amended Provisions on Administration of Foreign-Funded Telecommunication Enterprises, effective immediately. The purpose of amending these Provisions, originally adopted in 2002, was to adapt to the need On August 20, 2008, the office of the President of Turkmenistan announced that amendments to the nation's Law on Foreign Investment have entered into force. According to the announcement, the amendments will help to promote active It was reported on May 2, 2008, that Vietnam's Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is drafting a decree on foreign-related mergers and acquisitions (Mandamp;A). The aim of the draft proposal is "to ensure effective Mandamp;A, The Australian government has released a set of principles by which it will assess foreign investment in Australia by foreign governments and their agencies. (Press Release, The Hon. Wayne Swan, Government Improves Transparency of Foreign Investment India allows 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) through the automatic approval route for helicopter and seaplane operations and for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facilities. This is a reversal of the previous policy, under which approval In January 2008, following in the footsteps of other European Union Member States, such as France, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands, Greece adopted legislation designed primarily to strengthen strategic companies of national importance. The new law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540225_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Foreign Investment Catalog http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054080_text Foreign investment - The Government of Uruguay promulgated Law No. 19,283 on October 7, 2014 to ban the ownership of rural land or farms by businesses that are owned in whole or in part by foreign governments. (On September 6, 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the revised Administrative Measures for Overseas Investment (Measures). (Jingwai Touzi Guanli Banfa, MOFCOM Order [2014] No. 3 (Sept. 6, 2014), MOFCOM website; English translation available Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the On June 30, 2014, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a public notice regarding information about overseas investment and income that Chinese resident enterprises must report. When the Notice takes effect on September 1, 2014, On April 8, 2014, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) promulgated an administrative rule regulating the approval of and record-filing for overseas investment made by Chinese investors. Effective on May 8, 2014, the new On March 30, 2014, the Israeli government adopted a decision on the "[d]etermination of an arrangement for the grant of temporary residence visas for U.S. investors and for their essential employees, including their families." (Government Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, announced on April 11, 2014, that in the near future Indonesia plans to revise its current "negative investment list," which has been used to protect domestic industries considered The foreign secretaries of Mexico and Cuba announced the re-launch of relations between the two countries and the strengthening of trade, financial, and other cooperation agreements. The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Jos; Antonio Meade, On July 18, 2013, Ghana's Parliament adopted the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Bill 2013, which, if signed into law by Ghana's President, will introduce changes to the country's investment laws and institutions. (Parliament On November 1, 2012, the Pyithu Hluttaw, Burma's Parliament, passed amendments to the Foreign Investment Law that it adopted just two months ago. President U Thein Sein, who had recommended that the Law be revised, signed On September 7, 2012, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union, the parliament of Burma) approved a new Foreign Investment Law, after several months of parliamentary debate and adjustments to the draft legislation "as proposed changes On December 24, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly issued the revised Catalog of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Waishang Touzi Chanye Zhidao Mulu (2011 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) amended its law on registration of businesses that have foreign funding. The change came via a decree issued on December 21, 2011, by the Presidium of the Supreme Foreign investors, including those from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao, are now officially allowed to make direct investments in mainland China with offshore renminbi (RMB, Chinese yuan) funds. Although a pilot program of RMB settlement for Thailand's acting National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) published a notification on August 30, 2011, in the ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, that restricts "foreign domination" of the country's telecommunications businesses. According to a Baker andamp; McKenzie On February 12, 2011, the General Office of China's State Council published a circular on the security review system in mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors. (Circular Issued by the General Office of On February 11, 2010, the Government of India approved new rules on foreign direct investment. They were issued on March 26 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and entered into force on April On December 2, 2009, the Administrative Measures for Foreign Enterprises and Individuals Establishing Partnership Enterprises in China were published on Xinhuanet, the online news service of the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency, after having been issued The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China's main commercial regulator, issued the Measures for the Administration of Overseas Investment on March 16, 2009. Entering into effect on May 1, 2009, the new rules encourage Chinese enterprises to Fiji has introduced new regulations regarding foreign investment that place restrictions on foreign investors participating in "restricted activities" (that is, investment activities subject to conditions, should non-Fijan investors wish to pursue them). While previously foreigners wishing On September 10, 2008, the State Council, China's Cabinet, promulgated amended Provisions on Administration of Foreign-Funded Telecommunication Enterprises, effective immediately. The purpose of amending these Provisions, originally adopted in 2002, was to adapt to the need On August 20, 2008, the office of the President of Turkmenistan announced that amendments to the nation's Law on Foreign Investment have entered into force. According to the announcement, the amendments will help to promote active It was reported on May 2, 2008, that Vietnam's Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is drafting a decree on foreign-related mergers and acquisitions (Mandamp;A). The aim of the draft proposal is "to ensure effective Mandamp;A, The Australian government has released a set of principles by which it will assess foreign investment in Australia by foreign governments and their agencies. (Press Release, The Hon. Wayne Swan, Government Improves Transparency of Foreign Investment India allows 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) through the automatic approval route for helicopter and seaplane operations and for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facilities. This is a reversal of the previous policy, under which approval In January 2008, following in the footsteps of other European Union Member States, such as France, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands, Greece adopted legislation designed primarily to strengthen strategic companies of national importance. The new law China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce MOC) issued the revised Catalog of Foreign Investment Industries on October 31, 2007, to be implemented as of December 1, 2007. (NDRC Web site).... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. 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