Germany Beefing up Its FDI Control: China in the Crosshairs?
Effective since 18 July 2017, the German government strengthens control on attempts to take over German companies by investors from outside the EU or EFTA by a respective amendment of the Foreign Trade Ordinance (“Außenwirtschaftsverordnung”). The Middle Kingdom’s long-standing history of heavy foreign investments control (FDI control) all the while promoting outbound investments could explain […]
The EB-5: A Legitimate Pathway to Obtain a Green Card?
The EB-5 visa is a United States visa program for immigrant investors that was first instituted by the federal Immigration Act of 1990. The EB-5 visa provides means to obtain a green card, and eventually a path to permanent residency in the United States, for foreign investors who invest large sums of money in the […]