Under the Russia legislation, foreign investment implies all types of property and intellectual assets invested in objects of entrepreneurial and other activities by foreign businessmen for purposes of profit. Greenfield and renovated capital funds and circulating assets in all economic areas, securities, property rights and etc. are regarded as investment objects. This part of the article covers issues of commercial and lending institutions with foreign investment, procedure of their registration, and lists relevant documents. The article also analyses the importance of the adequate legal regulation under Federal law no. 160-FZ of 9 July, 1999 on foreign investment in the Russian Federation and other federal laws, legal enactments and international agreements of the Russian Federation.
In many countries, including Russia, models of bilateral investment treaties (or models BIT) have been approved, on the basis of which specific treaties between different countries are then concluded. In this article, the author examines several «schools» of bilateral investment treaties: American, European, and Asian. The study is based on an analysis of the practice of concluding bilateral investment treaties by foreign countries.
The main idea of this article is focused on the new phase of the state programs of investment treaties, which includes the analysis of new models of bilateral investment treaties and invalid old models of treaties of this kind. It ends up with an assessment of the effect which new models BIT can produce on future investment contractual relations between economic entities and the receiving investments of states.
The paper studies a problem of optimal insurer’s choice of a risk-sharing policy in a dynamic risk model, so-called Cramer-Lundberg process, over infinite time interval. Additional constraints are imposed on residual risks of insureds: on mean value or with probability one. An optimal control problem of minimizing a functional of the form of variation coefficient is solved. We show that: in the first case the optimum is achieved at stop loss insurance policies, in the second case the optimal insurance is a combination of stop loss and deductible policies. It is proved that the obtained results can be easily applied to problems with other optimization criteria: maximization of long-run utility and minimization of probability of a deviation from mean trajectory.