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Investment Laws of the World
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    Oxford University Press
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    Compiled by International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
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  • Includes reference addresses, telephone and fax numbers of government agencies in charge of the promotion of foreign investment giving you the most important contacts
  • Up-dated annually with all investment laws, acts and amendments passed around the globe in a given year giving you the latest information
  • Contains the text - in English, French or Spanish - of investment laws and regulations for 150 countries giving you the best coverage
Encompassing ten volumes, this collection is updated bi-annually with all investment laws, acts, and amendments passed around the globe in a given year. This is a comprehensive guide and guarantees the reader the most up-to-date legislation affecting foreign direct investment.
This extensive set includes some of the most complicated topics concerning finance and investment in a foreign country. How foreign investors are treated under extreme conditions such as war and armed conflicts, and specific laws on foreign investments that apply to all territories are provided. Whatphrases such as 'foreign investor' and ' foreign investment' mean for each country and how they are categorized are also addressed. Questions answered include:

What is the basic legal framework for each country How are foreign investments of a non-monetary form treated?
Can foreign citizens and persons without citizenship work at enterprises with foreign investments in a certain specialty?
Are new companies exempted from the business tax and if yes, for how long? Are there any ownership restrictions in certain sectors?
Are there any restrictions based on the size of the investment?
Together with Investment Promotion and Protection Treaties, This series contains an unparalleled compilation of national laws andbilateral agreements affecting foreign investment.
Readership: Practicing attorneys involved in foreign direct investment