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Taiwan: Cross-border opportunities amid global change: A tale of two trade agreements, Trump and Taiwan

by White & Case LLP on

Recent international developments could impact Taiwan's global competitiveness while opening opportunities for new trade negotiations in the Asia-Pacific region...more

New mining regulations: back to the past

by Allen & Overy LLP on

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia on 11 January 2017 issued new mining regulations regulating (i) ‘new’ share divestment requirements for foreign investment companies holding an IUP or IUPK; and (ii) new export...more

Changes in Non-Refined Mineral Export and Divestment Policies in Indonesian Mining

by White & Case LLP on

Recent Indonesian regulations1 implement a series of changes in respect of the regulation of the export of raw ores and concentrates but in doing so also implement very significant changes in respect of the conversion of...more

"US Further Eases Burma Sanctions"

In response to Burma’s peaceful and competitive elections in November 2015, on May 18, 2016, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) further eased U.S. sanctions against Burma (Myanmar). These...more

The Trans-Pacific Partnership – Webinar Segment 2

by BakerHostetler on

Elliot J. Feldman conducted a webinar for The Knowledge Group on January 8, 2016 on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Set out below is the essential text of Dr. Feldman’s presentation for segment 2 of that webinar. ...more

Argentina Lifts its Currency Exchange, Exports, and Imports Restrictions

Mr. Mauricio Macri was sworn-in as President of Argentina on December 10, 2015. Four business days after taking office, Mr. Alfonso Prat-Gay, the new Minister of Finance, announced the fulfilment of the campaign promise to...more

Rising to the challenge: South Korea: Building for the future

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South Korea is one of Asia's powerhouses, and its strong exports sector and willingness to adapt its economy make it highly attractive to investors. South Korea's economic development has been remarkable. It became the...more

The EU’s new trade and investment policy in a nutshell

by White & Case LLP on

A new template for future initiatives - On 14 October 2015, the European Commission revealed its long-awaited communication setting out an updated trade and investment policy for the EU, entitled “Trade for all: Towards...more

US China Trade War

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

The October blog post will be broken up into two parts. This October 15th post will comment on the TPP Agreement signed today and well as President Xi Jinping’s recent trip to the US and my impressions from Beijing, China...more

Colombian Companies Face New Compliance Challenges as Nation Ascends to World Economic Stage

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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

Successful Strategies for Doing Business in Asia: Vietnam (Updated)

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

In the Wake of Trade Agenda Momentum, TPP Negotiations Continue

by King & Spalding on

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

Guide To Doing Business in Australia: Minerals Exploration & Mining (Updated)

MINERALS EXPLORATION AND MINING: Minerals exploration and mining is a very important industry in Australia. Australia has significant reserves of minerals including iron ore, coal, gas, uranium, nickel, gold and rare...more

Tax Newsletter - January/February 2015 (China & Hong Kong)

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: To People’s Republic of China: -Draft Foreign Investment Law -New Developments On Indirect Transfers Of Properties By Foreign Investors -Exposure Draft Of Revised Tax Collection And...more

New Senate Bill Significantly Expands U.S. Sanctions Against Russia

by Morgan Lewis on

The bill, if passed, would impose severe sanctions on “foreign persons” that make significant investments in Russian crude oil projects....more

Five Export Markets Offer Growth Opportunities – Are you ready?

by Baker Donelson on

According to a recent report released by Moody’s credit rating agency, among the world’s top 20 economies, China, India, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey will be the fastest-growing economies of 2014. At the very least,...more

Doing Business in Canada

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

Doing Business in Canada: Investment Incentives

INVESTMENT INCENTIVES - Generally, Canadian companies are expected to be self-supporting, but for companies involved in export development, there are several types of investment incentive programs which are designed to...more

Doing Business in Latin America and The Caribbean: Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic offers outstanding advantages to foreign and national investors. The significant incentives and facilities offered by the Dominican State complement the many inherent factors that make this Caribbean...more

Cross-Border Update on Investing and Doing Business in the United States

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

In this Issue: - Indian FDI into the United States - Indian Imports into the United States - Formation of US Subsidiaries - Ownership - Liability of Equity Holders - Management...more

Distribution in China – Legal Issues

by McDermott Will & Emery on

McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to offer “Distribution in China – Legal Issues*,” a one-stop resource covering distribution in China, including: The business models and legal structures most commonly used for...more

REGULATORY: International Trade: United States Eases Sanctions Against Burma, but Companies Should Proceed with Caution

by King & Spalding on

Following Burma’s landmark elections last spring that marked a transition from military to quasi-civilian rule, the United States took a number of steps to ease existing sanctions against Burma in an effort to promote...more

Peru: More than Machu Picchu and Ceviche

The beginning of the twenty-first century represents a period of impressive economic growth for Peru, Latin America’s fifth largest country by population. Peru is a resource-rich country, and like its Latin American...more

REGULATORY: International Trade: Energy Discrimination And International Rules In Hard Times: What’s New This Time Around, And...

by King & Spalding on

International trade and investment in the energy sector takes place in a framework of treaties based on the conviction that all boats rise on the tide of free trade and underpinned by legal obligations, including the...more

TRANSACTIONAL: Transactions Preserving the Economic Stability of an Energy Project by William (Pete) Musgrove

by King & Spalding on

Economic stability is one of the most important issues for a sponsor to consider when investing in a project in a foreign country, especially when dealing with the governments of developing nations in industries that are...more

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