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China’s Latest Foreign Investment Policy: Moving Up Market and Out West

On April 13, 2010, the Chinese government published an important policy document titled " Opinions of the State Council Concerning Further Improving the Work of Utilizing Foreign Investment " (the "Opinions"). On the whole, the Opinions continue a trend toward national treatment...

AIC Issues Opinions to Strengthen China’s Latest Foreign Investment Encouragement Policy

One month following the promulgation of the Opinion of the State Council Concerning Further Improving the Work of Utilizing Foreign Investment (the "State Council Opinions") by the PRC State Council on April 6, 2010, the PRC State Administration for Industry & Commerce (AIC) issued ...

Recent Legislative Developments Affecting Foreign Investments in Ukraine

Rapid political changes in Ukraine after the presidential campaign of January 2010 resulted in the adoption of a number of laws and regulations, which might significantly impact the business environment in Ukraine. These recent legislative developments can directly or indirectly affect foreign investments...

On the Dole, Corporate Style

Imagine that Congress or your state legislature passed a law tomorrow saying everybody except you got a tax break because the politicians in both parties disliked your business. Even if the loser were Julian Assange's WikiLeaks, that law would be struck down by the courts on any number of grounds...

Doing Business in Russia under the FCPA or Bribery Act

As reported by Andres Kramer in Tuesday's New York Times, in an article entitled, " Russia, Facing Big Budget Gap, Warms to Foreign Investors ", the Russian government is actively seeking foreign capital and foreign investors. The article mentioned that several state-owned enterprises...

A Primer on Foreign Investments, Investment Structures & Special Development Zones in China

View Media China's economic strength continues to attract a growing number of first-time China investors. This memorandum presents a general introduction to: investments by foreign investors in China; the various investment structures that may be utilized by such foreign investors; and...

Fulbright Briefing : New Business Opportunities Expected, but Are Troubling Times Also Ahead for Investors in Libya?

By: Richard Hill , Stefan John Ricketts , James Rogers and Ben Smith Regime change will inevitably open doors to lucrative business opportunities for foreign investors in Libya, particularly in relation to Libya's oil reserves, the largest in Africa. However, troubling times may also lie...