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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 71


Land transport services

Argentina: Cancellation of railways operating concession and nationalisation of the operator

Measure #4860 | Published 23 Jun 2013 | Inception 4 Feb 2013 ▲

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On February 4, 2013, the Argentinian Minister of the Interior and Transports issued a resolution (Resolution 28/2013) revoking the contract held by Belgrano Cargas Sociedad Anónima (BCSA) for the operation of freight services on the Belgran

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Argentina: Cancellation of railways operating concessions held by a Brazilian company

Measure #4856 | Published 22 Jun 2013 | Inception 30 May 2013 ▲

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On May 30, 2013, the Argentinian Minister of the Interior and Transports issued a resolution (Resolution 469/2013) to revoke the two freight operating concessions held by the Brazilian company América Latina Logística SA.

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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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Argentina: Further increase of tax on foreign purchases to 35%

Measure #4295 | Published 28 Mar 2013 | Inception 31 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 31 August 2012, the Federal Administration of Public Investments of Argentina introduced a 15 per cent tax on all purchases made abroad with Argentinian credit-cards.  

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Italy: Aid to compensate for damage caused by the earthquakes of May 2012

Measure #4233 | Published 13 Mar 2013 | Inception 1 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 14 September 2012, the Italian Government notified the European Commission about an aid measure designed to compensate the damage caused by the earthquakes of 20 and 29 May 2012 in the Regions Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto.

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Argentina: Shipping restrictions for mining companies

Measure #4072 | Published 16 Jan 2013 | Inception 28 May 2012 ▲

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Resolution no. 12/2012 of the Argentinean mining ministry of May 14, 2012 (entry into effect on the 28th of May), introduced a number of measures for mining corporations with operations in Argentina.

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Chinese Taipei: Looser regulations on incoming FDI

Measure #4039 | Published 9 Jan 2013 ▲

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On December 20, 2012, the Taiwanese Executive Yuan approved amendments to the respective Statutes for Investment by Foreign Nationals and by Overseas Chinese (i.e. persons from the PRC).

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Finland: Monitoring on foreign ownership of corporate assets relaxed

Measure #4018 | Published 20 Dec 2012 | Inception 1 Jun 2012 ▲

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On October 4, 2012, the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy issued a press release explaining the new Act on the Monitoring of Foreign Corporate Acquisitions in Finland (no. 172/2012).

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Switzerland: Devaluation of the Swiss Franc

Measure #3964 | Published 6 Dec 2012 | Inception 6 Sep 2011 ▲

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On 6 September 2011, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) announced a lower bound of 1.20 Swiss Franc (CHF) with respect to the Euro (€) and took steps to devalue the Swiss Franc to that level against the Euro.

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Myanmar: Permanent residence system for certain foreigners

Measure #3884 | Published 9 Nov 2012 ▲

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On 31 October 2012, the Vice-President of Myanmar, U Nyan Tun, announced plans to implement a permanent residence system for foreign investors, intellectuals, businessmen, and technicians.

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