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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds ...Myanmar pushes through with investment reformsMyanmar pushes through with investment reformsNew law gives hospitals more investment optionsAlternative Investment Company – Deadline For Regulatory Adjustment Will End June 4, 2017Investment advisers can now work with law enforcement to protect clients from fraudCommit-and-act approach expected among investorsTRIPS Flexibilities Under Threat From Investment Disputes: A Closer Look At Canada's “Win” Against Eli LillyUAE Bankruptcy law improves investment climateInvestment Advisers Can Now Work With Law Enforcement To Protect Clients From FraudLaw offers immunity to advisersLao Government Should Grant Concession Leases Based on Investment: Former OfficialLaw analysis: The purchase of Cuban joint venture shares by foreign investorsNew Egyptian investment law to be issued in May - PM | ReutersGov't looks to control public debt

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In a Historic Decision to Ban All Metals Mining, El Salvador Appears to Have Closed the Door on OceanaGold
The National Law ReviewApril 5, 2017

The company changed its claim, accusing El Salvador instead of violating its own investment law. From Sept. 15-22, 2014, ICSID held a hearing regarding whether El Salvador was required to issue a gold mining license to OceanaGold. OceanaGold sought ...more »

Myanmar off to good start in FY17-18 investment approvals
Eleven MyanmarApril 8, 2017

According to the approvals, Myanmar would receive $164.37 million from newly approved foreign firms and the expansions of existing enterprises under the Foreign Investment Law. “Twelve out of the newly approved foreign enterprises are from industry ...more »

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds ...
PR Newswire (press release)April 28, 2017

NEW YORK, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Lion...more »

Myanmar pushes through with investment reforms
Oxford Business GroupApril 28, 2017

To reverse the overall decline in FDI inflows, Myanmar is implementing a series of reforms to foreign and domestic investment legislation. Foremost of these initiatives is the new Myanmar Investment Law (MIL), ratified last October and progressively ...more »

Myanmar pushes through with investment reforms
Oxford Business GroupApril 28, 2017

To reverse the overall decline in FDI inflows, Myanmar is implementing a series of reforms to foreign and domestic investment legislation. Foremost of these initiatives is the new Myanmar Investment Law (MIL), ratified last October and progressively ...more »

New law gives hospitals more investment options
Alexandria Echo PressApril 28, 2017

Under the new law, public hospitals now have the choice to adopt written investment policies that would provide them more flexibility to invest hospital revenue funds in securities that are recommended to them by investment advisors, banks or trust ...more »

Alternative Investment Company – Deadline For Regulatory Adjustment Will End June 4, 2017
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 28, 2017

The purpose of the amendment is implementation in the Polish legal system AIFMD (Directive 2011/61/EU of 8 June 2011 regarding managers of alternative investment funds). The regulation introduces to Polish law the concept of alternative investment ...more »

Investment advisers can now work with law enforcement to protect clients from fraud
Greensburg Daily NewsApril 28, 2017

Investment advisers are often the first to notice potential exploitation in cases where a senior citizen is being taken advantage of by a family member. Beginning July 1, investment advisers will have immunity to report suspicions to law enforcement ...more »

Commit-and-act approach expected among investors
Myanmar TimesApril 28, 2017

Myanmar enacted a new foreign investment law in late 2016. The new Myanmar Investment Law came into force on April 1, 2017, combining two older laws stipulated in 1988 and 2012 and merging two separate laws for foreigners and Myanmar citizens.more »

TRIPS Flexibilities Under Threat From Investment Disputes: A Closer Look At Canada's “Win” Against Eli Lilly
Intellectual Property WatchApril 27, 2017

To secure more foreign direct investment, these agreements were originally designed to protect and provide recourse to foreign companies whose investments were taken by developing nations with weak rule of law. These agreements were not, however, ...more »

UAE Bankruptcy law improves investment climate
CPI FinancialApril 27, 2017

According to media reports, Jamal Al Jassmi, General Manager of EIBFS said the new commercial companies law and the insolvency law are key steps forward to present the UAE as a favourite destination for investments and to ensure a business-friendly ...more »

Investment Advisers Can Now Work With Law Enforcement To Protect Clients From Fraud
WBIW.comApril 27, 2017

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Investment advisers will now be able to alert authorities to potential abuse if they believe a client is the victim of financial exploitation. Investment advisers are often the first to notice potential exploitation in cases where a ...more »

Law offers immunity to advisers
Batesville Herald TribuneApril 26, 2017

Beginning July 1, they will have immunity to report suspicions to law enforcement. Previously, they were bound by confidentiality and reporting would have opened an adviser up to a potential lawsuit or legal action. “Too many older Hoosiers have been ...more »

Lao Government Should Grant Concession Leases Based on Investment: Former Official
Radio Free AsiaApril 26, 2017

The Lao government must grant land leases based on type of investment, according to a former official, who said a recently amended law that limits leases to 50 years would do little to curb the ill effects of gambling at concessions where casinos are ...more »

Law analysis: The purchase of Cuban joint venture shares by foreign investors
Cuba Standard.comApril 26, 2017

Likewise, this reform was an important milestone in providing for, albeit exceptionally, the partial or total communication of the government's economic objectives for the country's development. This change would enable “other forms of property” to ...more »

New Egyptian investment law to be issued in May - PM | Reuters
ReutersApril 26, 2017

A new investment law is expectedto be issued in Egypt in May, Prime Minister Sherif Ismail saidon Wednesday.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 »

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