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Germany: Simplified review procedure for foreign investment

Measure #7365 | Published 3 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Sep 2013 ▲

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On 2 August 2013, the German Federal Ministry for Energy and Economic Affairs issued the International Economy Regulation (Außenwirtschaftsverordnung, AWV).

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Republic of Korea: Increased foreign ownership limits in the telecom sector

Measure #7192 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 13 Aug 2013 ▲

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On 13 August 2013, the Telecommunications Business Act was amended. Foreign investors from FTA partners are henceforth allowed to indirectly own up to 100% of Korean facility-based telecommunication business.  

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Switzerland: Additional provisions for foreign service providers

Measure #4437 | Published 1 May 2013 | Inception 15 May 2013 ▲

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On 16 April 2013, the Federal Council introduced additional provisions for cross-border service providers (only for short term services, up to 90 days of work per year).  

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Switzerland: Temporary labor market barriers for citizens of EU17 countries

Measure #4421 | Published 26 Apr 2013 | Inception 1 May 2013 ▲

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On 24 April 2013, the Federal council announced to invoke the safeguard clause “Ventil Klausel” that allows for temporary restrictions on 5-year residence permits for immigrants from the EU17 countries.  

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Turkey: Simplified conditions for foreign direct investors

Measure #3686 | Published 25 Sep 2012 | Inception 1 Jul 2012 ▲

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On July 1, 2012, the new Turkish Commercial Code No. 6102 (according to Turkish Official Gazette of February 14, 2011) came into effect.  

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Canada: Export licenses no longer needed for wheat, durum, and barley

Measure #3542 | Published 20 Jun 2012 | Inception 1 Aug 2012 ▲

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In Customs Notice 12-019 (Termination of the Role of the Canadian Wheat Board in Issuing Export Permits) issued june 20, 2012 the Canada Border Services Agency advises exporters, that effective August 1, 2012, the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) w

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United States of America: Procurement preferences for domestic biobased goods

Measure #3291 | Published 16 May 2012 ▲

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is instituting Federal procurement preferences for products that substitute sufficient domestic biobased content for imported petroleum inputs.

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Austria: emergency support measures for Hypo Group Alpe Adria

Measure #3117 | Published 14 Mar 2012 | Inception 15 Dec 2009 ▲

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Hypo Group Alpe Adria (HGAA) is an international finance group with a balance sheet total of EUR 43 billion and risk weighted assets of EUR 32.8 billion as of 31 December 2008. Currently, HGAA has 8100 employees.

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Norway: Removal of turnus requirement for EEA-educated doctors

Measure #3016 | Published 9 Jan 2012 | Inception 14 Sep 2011 ▲

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On 14 September 2011, the government of Norway abolished its turnus-requirement for doctors eductated in the European Economic Area (EEA).  

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Austria: Cap on bank lending to the CESEE region

Measure #2925 | Published 22 Nov 2011 | Inception 31 Dec 2011 ▲

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On 21 November 2011, Austrian financial market regulators tightened international lending standards for domestic banks.

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