Foreign Investments. Legal news and articles for February 29 - 29, 2012

Talent War Seen as Cantor Bankers Defect to ChinaBrookfield Investment Management Inc. Announces Adjournment of Joint Special ...CORR - SDRL - Mandatory notification of tradeStrategic Global Income Fund, Inc. -- Distribution Characteristics for ...PIMCO NY MUNI. INCOME FUND III : PZC and PYN Report Results for the Fiscal ...PIMCO High Income Fund Reports Results for the Fiscal Quarter and Nine Months ...Brazil ETF Investing: 5 Critical Factors To ConsiderCertain DWS Closed-End Funds Announce Exclusive Negotiations on the Sale of ...RPF law: Cong turns tables on MamataINFORMA PLC : Informa Investment Solutions Launches Retirement Plan ServicesInforma Investment Solutions Launches Retirement Plan ServicesSeven's result shows accounting law is an assImplats says will not exit Zimbabwe despite Kasukuwere tantrumsBlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry FinkCrowdfunding Set to Explode with Passage of Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act

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The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Revenue Up, Profits Down Slightly at Cadwalader
The American LawyerFebruary 1, 2012

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft enjoyed a modest uptick in revenue in 2011, the firm's first burst of top-line growth since 2007, according to The American Lawyer's reporting. The firm's gross revenue increased 4.4 percent to $448.5 million and revenue ...more »

Protectionism a rising threat, CPPIB's Denison says
Globe and MailFebruary 2, 2012

Those comments suggest that Ottawa's decision not to clarify the Investment Canada Act could cause foreign investors to back away from deals here. The Globe and Mail recently reported that the Harper government appears to have dropped plans to clarify ...more »

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Talent War Seen as Cantor Bankers Defect to China
BloombergFebruary 29, 2012

It wants foreign expertise and capital to streamline its sprawling business, sell off assets and expand overseas. Boutique Bank “Our goal is to create a new boutique-style investment and merchant bank that can take the Chinese out through joining ...more »

Brookfield Investment Management Inc. Announces Adjournment of Joint Special ...
Einnews PortugalFebruary 29, 2012

Brookfield Investment Management Inc. Announces the Adjournment of the Joint Special Meeting of Shareholders of Helios Strategic Mortgage Income Fund, Inc. and Helios Total Return Fund, Inc. Brookfield Investment Management Inc. announced today that, ...more »

CORR - SDRL - Mandatory notification of trade
ReutersFebruary 29, 2012

The distribution of this announcement and the offer and sale of the securities referred to above in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. Any person reading this announcement should inform themselves of and observe any such restrictions.more »

Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. -- Distribution Characteristics for ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

... a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking a high level of current income as a primary objective and capital appreciation as a secondary objective through investments in US and foreign debt securities, today announced its ...more »

PIMCO NY MUNI. INCOME FUND III : PZC and PYN Report Results for the Fiscal ...
4-tradersFebruary 29, 2012

The Funds' ability to pay dividends to common shareholders is subject to the restrictions in their registration statements, By-laws and other governing documents as well as the Investment Company Act of 1940. In making any investment decision, ...more »

PIMCO High Income Fund Reports Results for the Fiscal Quarter and Nine Months ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

NEW YORK, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PIMCO High Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE:PHK) , a diversified, closed-end management investment company which seeks high current income with capital appreciation as a secondary objective, today announced its ...more »

Brazil ETF Investing: 5 Critical Factors To Consider
Seeking AlphaFebruary 29, 2012

When the government can influence decisions made by a company (or control them outright), there exists the potential for the company to act in ways that are not most beneficial for shareholders. Oil companies may sell off reserves in order to generate ...more »

Certain DWS Closed-End Funds Announce Exclusive Negotiations on the Sale of ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

Investing in derivatives entails special risks relating to liquidity, leverage and credit that may reduce returns and/or increase volatility. Leverage results in additional risks and can magnify the effect of any losses. Investing in foreign securities ...more »

RPF law: Cong turns tables on Mamata
Times of IndiaFebruary 29, 2012

Ties between Congress and Trinamool have been under strain with Banerjee leaving no opportunity to embarrass the UPA government over issues ranging from petrol price hike, FDI in multi-brand retail, Lokpal bill and Teesta river water-sharing with ...more »

INFORMA PLC : Informa Investment Solutions Launches Retirement Plan Services
4-tradersFebruary 29, 2012

Informa Investment Solutions ("Informa"), a division of Informa plc (LSE: INF), is pleased to announce RetireIQ, a business expansion providing retirement platform development, performance measurement, workflow management and client reporting to 401(k) ...more »

Informa Investment Solutions Launches Retirement Plan Services
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

WHITE PLAINS, NY, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Informa Investment Solutions ("Informa"), a division of Informa plc (LSS:UK:INF) , is pleased to announce RetireIQ, a business expansion providing retirement platform development, ...more »

Seven's result shows accounting law is an ass
Brisbane TimesFebruary 29, 2012

(That view was reinforced in the past week when James Packer, currently running a game on the board of Echo Entertainment, was quoted in The Australian Financial Review saying, ''I've been very impressed with the way Kerry Stokes does business; ...more »

Implats says will not exit Zimbabwe despite Kasukuwere tantrums
The Zimbabwe MailFebruary 29, 2012

President Robert Mugabe, the biggest defender of the legislation, said at the event the law was not meant to stifle foreign investment but increase the role of Zimbabweans in the economy. "The indigenatisation and empowerment laws are not intended to ...more »

BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink
Wall Street Journal (blog)February 29, 2012

In each case, Fink says he gives investors the same response: “You need to get off the sidelines and get your money working again.” The anecdote, relayed during a Wednesday morning speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, embodies Fink's ...more »

Crowdfunding Set to Explode with Passage of Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act
ForbesFebruary 29, 2012

Federal and state securities laws prohibit these startup operations from offering equity to their investors. The good feeling that comes from supporting innovation seems to be the main reward for many people who hand over cash to support the schemes of ...more »

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