Arab Investors Look Beyond US
- Investment law must be passed. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;9/4/2009, Vol. 53 Issue 36, p7
The article informs that the first few weeks of the new parliamentary session will give Iraqi Member of Parliaments (MPs) an opportunity to discuss and rectify the country's investment legislation to attract foreign business. Amendments made by MPs would give foreign contractors the right to buy...
- Some Yankees Go Home. // Time;11/13/1972, Vol. 100 Issue 20, p107
The article reports that several countries are now imposing restrictions on foreign investments especially of U.S. It notes that while U.S. capital promises economic growth and jobs, the developing countries are anxious that the U.S may deprive them of economic independence. It says that in...
- Boycott regulations. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;5/13/96, Vol. 7 Issue 1, International Trade... p14
Presents clarifications on American laws on the legality of the participation of boycotts of shipments to countries with whom the United States has friendly relations with.
- Is Investor--State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Superior to Litigation Before Domestic Courts? An EU View on Bilateral Trade Agreements. Bronckers, Marco // Journal of International Economic Law;Sep2015, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p655
The mechanism of Investor--State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) allows private foreign investors to challenge government measures before an ad hoc international arbitral tribunal. ISDS has been in existence for a long time. Yet recently this mechanism has proven very controversial, notably in the...
- U.S. finally enacts Section 301 investigation against Japanese auto trade barriers. // Aftermarket Business;04/01/95, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p72
Reports that the administration of President Bill Clinton will invoke the investigative provisions of Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to pressure Japan to drop its restrictions on imported American automobile supplies. Directive issued to Trade Representative Mickey Kantor; Statistics on...
- China Trade. // America;07/01/2000, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p3
Editorial. Comments on the issue of granting China a permanent normal trade relations with United States (U.S.). Stand of the Congress on the issue; Expectation of China on the legislation; Opposition on the bill; Stand of the Catholic church on the issue.
- Lawmakers balance jobs, security in CFIUS bill. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;9/11/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 37, p15
The article reports that U.S. House and Senate lawmakers face a major challenge in trying to reconcile differences over legislation that would subject foreign investment in wireless and other U.S. business sectors to stiffer national security review. Some lawmakers are keenly aware that a...
- Germany Goes After Foreign Investors. Hamerman, Joshua // Investment Dealers' Digest;11/5/2007, Vol. 73 Issue 42, p13
The article discusses the impact of the national legislature to foreign investors in Germany. It notes that the proposed legislation requires foreign investors to disclose the details of its financing objectives if they plans to acquire 25% or more of a German company. The company will make it...
- FLORIDA BILL WOULD RAISE INTERNATIONAL ALLOCATION MAX TO 50%. // Pensions & Investments;5/12/2014, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p41
The article discusses defined benefit plans and the Florida Legislature's reported plan to send legislative bill HB 811 to Florida Governor Rick Scott in 2014 which is designed to enable the Florida State Board of Administration to raise its international investment allocation to 50 percent.