Инвестиционные аспекты в деятельности ВТО: новый этап работы или совершенствование практики.
This article considers the notion of categories of foreign investments and foreign investor in the International Investment Law of Russia and Kazakhstan through the prism of three levels of legal regulation – the national legislation, bilateral and multilateral international treaties. National legislation governing foreign investments, despite having based on common legal structures and instruments, in the conceptual framework may differ significantly in the recipient state of foreign investment from that one in the country of origin of a foreign investor. The analysis of investment legislation of Kazakhstan seems to be very important in this context especially after its fundamental modification by the adoption of Business Code in 2015. This circumstance is fully applicable to the legislation of Russia and Georgia, simultaneously being participants of three of the integration processes – in the framework of the CIS, the EAEU and the SCO.
Approval and implementation of the revised text of WTO Government procurement agreement (GPA) became the events of vital importance not only for the GPA Parties, but for the whole process of WTO multilateral trade negotiations during last decades as well. The main purposes of the GPA revision were renewal and improvement of the Agreement and extension of its coverage. Among the results of negotiations, the following are the most significant: clear description of transitional measures and other opportunities for developing countries after accession to the GPA, incorporation of electronic procurement provisions and remarkable extension of market access commitments among the Parties to the GPA
The book gives in-depth analysis of historical background and the current economic relations between Russia and Japan.
The article is aimed at researching and finding gaps in the state regulation of information support for the attraction of foreign investments. In addition, the issue of foreign investors' access to information is examined.
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.