Open for Business: Who's Investing in Latin America
Nowotny on Private Placement Group Variable Deferred Annuity Contracts for Tax Exempt and Foreign Investors
Cross-Border Update on Investing and Doing Business in the United States
The Pepper Five: On U.S. – India Issues
China Outbound Investment
Russian Mergers & Acquisitions Market - Challenges and Opportunities
International Investment in the US – Interview with Bill Weld, Former Massachusetts Governor; Member, Mintz Levin; Principal, ML Strategies
Jeffrey DeBoer on the intersection of Washington and commercial real estate
Congress passed a short-term extension late yesterday to keep the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the EB-5 Program) from expiring. The Continuing Resolution will extend the EB-5 Program (and fund the U.S. government) through...more
News of the volatile Chinese stock market has dominated international headlines over the past couple of months, and the spotlight has been on the Chinese authorities’ reaction to these developments. Their wide-reaching policy...more
Last night President Obama signed legislation into law to extend temporarily the Immigrant Investor Program (“Regional Center Program”) until December 11, 2015.
Congress created the EB-5 program in 1990 to stimulate the...more
On September 30, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution that includes a temporary extension of the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the “Program”) which was due to sunset on September 30 absent reauthorization. This extension...more
A looming federal government shutdown has been narrowly averted through the enactment on September 30, 2015 of a continuing resolution that extends funding for federal agencies through December 11, 2015. Included in this...more
Whilst Australia and Israel already share a close relationship, a DTA will serve to strengthen the economic ties between the countries.
A DTA will provide greater tax certainty for business, enhance both countries' tax...more
When OFAC added Colombian sports franchise Envigado Fútbol Club to its sanctions list in June 2014, the news conjured up echoes of past dark days of “narco fútbol,” when the tentacles of organized crime touched the country’s...more
On September 16, the House of Representatives of the Brazilian Congress approved a request to consider legislation on an expedited basis which would ease certain restrictions imposed under existing law on the acquisition and...more
Antitrust investigations are no longer limited to a nation’s borders, or even to a region. Enforcers are more and more sharing information and coordinating their investigative efforts as they strive to uniformly enforce the...more
On 24 April 2015, the Canadian government adopted regulations that significantly affect the foreign investment review framework. With the exception of cultural businesses and investments by foreign state-owned enterprises...more
This Guide provides non-Canadians with an introduction to the laws and regulations that affect the conduct of business in Canada and, in particular, in the province of Ontario. In some cases, this Guide also identifies issues...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF VIETNAM PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is the central administrative body that oversees all investment...more
Nine years ago, in July 2006, six different Chinese government agencies issued Opinion 171, the first of a number of circulars imposing limits on foreign investment in the property market in response to concerns about a...more
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal recently reaffirmed the high threshold for granting provisional measures in investor-state disputes, including in the context of making an order...more
The 2016 political season has kicked into high gear, sparking lively discussions about major issues affecting the country. Two of the most significant issues being debated among the candidates are the economy and immigration....more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF THAILAND PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The Thai government regulates foreign direct investment by requiring foreign investors to obtain approval from the...more
Foreign investment in Saudi Arabia is anticipated to become easier following an announcement of a significant relaxation of ownership rules in the Kingdom which will enable foreign investors to own 100% of wholesale and...more
The recently announced transaction between Lagunitas Brewing Company and Heineken N.V. marks the third transaction over the last ten months between a major U.S. craft brewery and a large foreign brewery. The prior two...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF TAIWAN PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Three types of Taiwan government approval requirements may be relevant to direct foreign investment in Taiwan:
The EB-5 Visa program has been widely promoted as a legal basis for foreign business owners to gain conditional residency followed by permanent residency in the United States. The program is a great solution to the...more
Within the last week, we have seen several announcements by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) that demonstrate its on-going commitment to strengthening regulations in order to encourage foreign investment. Perhaps most...more
Various nationalistic measures have been taken by states in Asia against foreign investors in recent times. Investment treaties provide investors with protection against such incursions and, if necessary, a means by which...more
The United States made significant headway with the Administration's trade agenda in the summer of 2015. With the passage of Trade Promotion Authority, Congress has agreed to ensure trade agreements negotiated by the...more
On August 27, Treasury’s OFAC announced a settlement agreement requiring a Switzerland-based financial institution to pay slightly over $1.7 million to resolve potential liability over alleged violations of the Global...more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF SINGAPORE PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
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