Organised in Helsinki on 21-22 May 2007, this seminar focused on recent developments in Russia’s business climate and investment policy, international investment in the energy sector and policies to promote responsible business conduct and the role of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Organised in Paris on 30 March 2007, this Roundtable examined the challenge of identifying ultimate beneficiary ownership and control in the case of cross-border investment and procedural considerations for authorities when choosing their model of investment regulation.
"Improving Governance and Fighting Corruption: New Frontiers in Public-Private Partnerships" was a two-day event organised by the World Bank Institute, OECD, and the Belgian government. It centered on the challenges of creating good governance with the cooperation of the private sector.
The NEPAD-OECD Roundtable in Brazzaville on 12-13 December 2006 focused on mobilising private investment in Africa using the Policy Framework for Investment, a new tool to assist governments to mobilise private investment, and to the development of which African countries contributed.
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The third OECD Roundtable on Freedom of Investment, National Security and “Strategic” Industries took place in Paris on 6 December 2006. This document by the OECD Secretariat summarises findings from the discussions so far.
Istanbul, Turkey, 6-7 November 2006: The 2006 Global Forum on International Investment focused on international investor participation in infrastructure and investment policy using the Policy Framework for Investment.
This Roundtable discussed Turkey’s recent experience with strategies for enhancing the enabling environment for investment, focusing on the relevant aspects of regulatory reform and their impact on the investment climate.
Organised by the Government of Japan and the OECD Tokyo Centre, in co-operation with APEC, this seminar provided an opportunity for APEC economies to discuss the Policy Framework for Investment and its relevance for the Busan Business Agenda.
A number of OECD and non-member countries are taking or considering action to discourage foreign takeovers of enterprises judged sensitive. This Roundtable was held to solicit input from specially-invited practitioners and policy makers regarding the directions work in this area could take.
Held in Paris on 19 June 2006, the 2006 Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility focused on developing a proactive approach to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.