Foreign Investments. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 26, 2017

Have foreign investors shrugged off ratings downgrade? SA re-enters FDI confidence indexIndonesia Gets $7.3 Billion in Foreign Direct Investments in 1QMcRaven resigns from investment boardChina banks miss out on US investment banking bonanzaSaudi Stock Exchange Looks to Attract Foreign Capital"E-Commerce in India on the Rise" | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher ...Gov't looks to control public debtCentral China becoming ideal destination for foreign investmentAMO Supports Jones Act Offshore Rule RevisionsInvestment down by $1BEurope: Back From The Edge Of Collapse?[Webinar] Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba: New Legal Framework - May 10th, 1:00 p.m. U.S. CDTSouth Carolina governor signs pension reform billAmerican industry needs more foreign investmentUganda - A bright future

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Indias media industry got Rs 19k cr in FDI in 15 years: Book
India TodayMarch 26, 2017

New Delhi, Mar 26 (PTI) Indias media industry received about Rs 19,197.30 crore in FDI from April 2000 to February 2015, amounting to about 10 per cent of the industrys size, according to a new book. The book "Indias Changing Media Landscape" analyses ...more »

Companies that help build Trump's wall could lose pension fund investments and California state contracts
Boing BoingMarch 26, 2017

... either: there's also the risk that California Democrats will pass their proposed law excluding any contractor who participates in the wall from state contracting; not to mention a legislative proposal that would ban the state's pension plans from ...more »

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Have foreign investors shrugged off ratings downgrade? SA re-enters FDI confidence index
BizNewsApril 26, 2017

But an index measuring investment confidence indicates that all may not be so bad for South Africa after all. The country has just re-entered the AT Kearney foreign direct investment (FDI) confidence index. South Africa is at the bottom of the index ...more »

Indonesia Gets $7.3 Billion in Foreign Direct Investments in 1Q
Fox BusinessApril 26, 2017

Indonesia Gets $7.3 Billion in Foreign Direct Investments in 1Q. By I Made Sentana Published April 26, 2017 Features Dow Jones Newswires. Facebook; Twitter; Print. JAKARTA – Indonesia received $7.3 billion in foreign direct investment in the first ...more »

McRaven resigns from investment board
UT The Daily TexanApril 26, 2017

Under state law, the UT System Board of Regents will appoint an A&M System representative. UT System Regent Kevin Eltife told The Daily Texan that A&M deserves to have more representation in the investment company because the decisions made ...more »

China banks miss out on US investment banking bonanza
ReutersApril 26, 2017

The value of mergers and acquisitions involving Chinese firms soared to almost $27 billion last year from a previous high of $3.6 billion reached in 2013. (Graphic: tmsnrt.rs/2oyhl3r). To get a slice of that investment banking business, any foreign ...more »

Saudi Stock Exchange Looks to Attract Foreign Capital
Institutional InvestorApril 26, 2017

These developments are based on discussions with international investors as well as index providers like MSCI about what it would take for Saudi's exchange to attract foreign participation, he added. European stock exchanges have been on the T+2 cycle ...more »

"E-Commerce in India on the Rise" | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher ...
JD Supra (press release)April 26, 2017

Despite the headwinds facing Indian e-commerce start-ups, some of which had irrational cost structures and business models based solely on discounts, the ...more »

Gov't looks to control public debt
Viet Nam NewsApril 26, 2017

The Instruction asks all Government offices nation-wide to strictly abide by the Budget Law, the Public Investment Law, the National Assembly Resolution, and all relevant Party and Government resolutions. The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the ...more »

Central China becoming ideal destination for foreign investment
ecnsApril 26, 2017

Central China is becoming an ideal destination for foreign investment, according to a senior commerce official Tuesday. Unlike coastal areas, central China has many unique advantages in attracting foreign investment, which saw similar FDI growth to the ...more »

AMO Supports Jones Act Offshore Rule Revisions
The Maritime ExecutiveApril 26, 2017

American Maritime Officers National President Paul Doell sent the following letter in response to a Wall Street Journal editorial critical of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection proposal to modify or revoke multiple ruling letters pertaining to the ...more »

Investment down by $1B
The Phnom Penh PostApril 26, 2017

Meng Tech said that Cambodia had sufficient laws and regulations for attracting foreign direct investment, but explained that local investment, particularly in agriculture, was falling behind due to the overall weakness of the sector and concerns over ...more »

Europe: Back From The Edge Of Collapse?
ValueWalkApril 25, 2017

Diversifying outside of your domestic currency opens your portfolio to opportunities that are not available in the U.S. We at WHVP have been assisting U.S. clients for over 25 years to open foreign bank accounts and invest internationally. We have been ...more »

[Webinar] Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba: New Legal Framework - May 10th, 1:00 p.m. U.S. CDT
JD Supra (press release)April 25, 2017

This webinar will focus on Cuban business law, the legal framework for foreign investment and the specific aspects thereof, including the different modalities and different regimes protected by the Law. The participants will learn legal framework for ...more »

South Carolina governor signs pension reform bill
Pensions & InvestmentsApril 25, 2017

After 2021, the law stipulates that the assumed rate of return will be set every four years by the board of the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority, which manages the pension plan, the actuary and the South Carolina Retirement System ...more »

American industry needs more foreign investment
The Japan NewsApril 25, 2017

U.S. companies invest and hire overseas, as everyone knows. But foreign companies also invest a great deal in the United States and hire American workers. Take Toyota, for example. During the next five years, the Japanese carmaker intends to invest $10 ...more »

Uganda - A bright future
JD Supra (press release)April 25, 2017

This will build on the findings of our 2015 "Risk and Return" report which revealed that the strength of the rule of law in a given jurisdiction ranks as one of the most important factors determining where multinational enterprises locate foreign ...more »

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