Despite a wealth of investment opportunities, the Russian Federation has attracted relatively little foreign direct investment (FDI) and has experienced large-scale capital flight. This phenomenon results from sectoral restrictions on foreign investment and from important institutional factors which also affect domestic businesses. Russia has made significant improvements in its business environment since the last decade, adopting
This meeting, which took place in Paris on 19 November 2004, explored the complementary roles of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme and the G-8 Investment Task Force in promoting key reforms to improve the investment climate and fostering private sector development in the MENA region.
Organised in New Delhi, India, the 4th OECD Global Forum on International Investment examined the role of international co-operation in enhancing the business environment and maximising the benefits of investment in developing countries.
19-21 October 2004, New Delhi, India. This Roundtable provided an opportunity for policymakers and business representatives from OECD member countries, India and other non-member countries to discuss India’s investment policies, sectoral FDI policies and investment partnerships with India.
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Within the framework of the revision of the OECD Benchmark Definition of FDI, this report provides a summary of the discussions at the Workshop on International Investment Statistics held in Paris on 12-13 October 2004.
This handbook reviews the methods employed in price indexes to adjust for quality change: “conventional” quality adjustment methods and hedonic price indexes.
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This document provides factual elements of information on jurisprudence, state practice and literature related to "Indirect Expropriation" and the "Right to Regulate". It presents the issues at stake and describes the basic concepts of the obligation to compensate for indirect expropriation, reviews whether and how legal instruments and other texts articulate the difference between indirect expropriation and the right of the
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Summary of the discussion from the Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility which was held on 16 June 2004. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2004 Edition".
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This article on "Indirect Expropriation" and the "Right to Regulate" in International Investment Lawwas translated into Russian by Dr. Marina Trunk-Fedorova, LL.M. and published in Die Rechtslage von Auslandsinvestitionen in Transformationslaendern – Legal issues of foreign investment in transition countries. Liber Amicorum to Professor Wolfgang Seiffert, former Director of the Institute of East European Law at the University of
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This document provides factual elements of information on jurisprudence, literature and state practice related to the fair and equitable treatment standard. It examines the origins of the standard and its use in international agreements and state practice, its relationship with the minimum standard of international customary law and the elements of its normative content as identified by arbitral tribunals.