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CMA issues the final rules governing foreign investment in listed shares

The Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia (CMA) has published on its website this week the final rules governing investment by qualified foreign investors (QFIs) in listed shares (the Final Rules). The Final Rules are issued…more

CMA, Final Rules, Foreign Investment, QFI, Saudi Arabia

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Presidential Decree on Construction and Infrastructure Projects in Azerbaijan

The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan has approved a Law On the Implementation of Special Financing for Investment Projects in Connection with Construction and Infrastructure Facilities, dated 15 March 2016. In…more

Azerbaijan, Infrastructure, Investment Opportunities, Project Finance, Public Projects

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Promise Delivered, Details to Follow...

The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (the Act) was proclaimed in force by the Government of Canada on June 1, 2015. As a result, Canada has joined the ranks of the EU, UK and US in promoting transparency and…more

Canada, Energy Sector, EU, Financial Reporting, Mineral Extraction

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Supreme Court affirms government contractors qualified immunity

In a 6-3 decision issued on January 20, the Supreme Court affirmed in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, No. 14-857, that federal government contractors are immune from litigation and liability if their work complies with federal…more

Article III, Campbell Ewald v Gomez, Mootness, SCOTUS, Sovereign Immunity

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Unfair contract terms and the consequences thereof under the CPA

One of the chief objectives of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (CPA) is to promote a fair, accessible and sustainable marketplace for consumer products and services. The CPA establishes national no