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
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
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The following Philippine government agencies are involved in approving and/or regulating foreign direct...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Regulation of foreign investment in Malaysia is done both through legislation as well as governmental policies....more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF INDONESIA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The existing Indonesian Investment Act is Law No. 25 of 2007, passed by the Indonesian House of Representatives...more
With more cross-border trade and foreign investments, businesses may find themselves in more disputes with counterparties before foreign courts or in international arbitration. Where a party chooses—or the parties’ contract...more
Avoiding Litigation in the Host State’s Courts in Investor-State Disputes After the Urbaser and Teinver Decisions. Previously, foreign investors whose investments have been damaged by governmental measures of the host...more
1. What role does the government of Korea play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment?
The Korean government takes an active, investor-friendly role in approving and regulating foreign direct investment....more
1. What role does the government of Indonesia play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment?
The existing Indonesian Investment Act is Law No. 25 of 2007 passed by the Indonesian House of Representatives...more
On 1 November 2013, the South African Department of Trade and Industry made public a draft "Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill" (the "Draft Bill"). The Draft Bill is intended to promote investment by modernizing the...more
Recent developments in Mozambique, including the announcement on October 21, 2013, by opposition party RENAMO (Mozambican National Resistance) that it would no longer abide by the 1992 peace pact that ended years of civil war...more
Driven by its vast abundance of coal, copper, iron ore, gold and uranium (to name a few), Mongolia is forecast to have the world’s fastest growth rate in 2013, at 12% of GDP—a figure Western economies can only dream of in the...more
Introduction - The global demand for natural resources continues unabated. As revenues increase and profits soar in the face of this demand, there has been a resurgence of “resource nationalism” with resource-rich host states...more
Large depositors in Cyprus's two largest banks may consider international arbitration and appeals to the European courts to recover funds lost under the bailout plan....more
The Commercial Court of England and Wales and the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (DIFC Courts) signed a Memorandum of Guidance (MoG) on 23 January 2013 concerning the enforcement of judgments between the two...more
Think two steps ahead to keep your international deals afloat -
You’re excited about that joint venture deal you signed with an overseas company. Together you’ll build a factory that will take orders from both sides,...more
A recent decision in the investment treaty case, Electrabel S.A. v. the Republic of Hungary, represents an important contribution to the rapidly-growing case law concerning the relationship between EU law and intra-EU...more
In This Issue:
- DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
- International Arbitration: EU Member State Defends Measures Adverse to Energy Sector Investments on the basis of EU law
- Competition Law/Russia: Russia...more
From the Editors -
Welcome to the 21st edition of Arbitration World, a publication from K&L Gates’ International Arbitration Group that highlights significant developments and issues in international and domestic...more
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