Latest News for: Foreign ownership


U.S. might block Zoom acquisition of Five9 call center

Beijing News 25 Sep 2021
In an August filing with the Federal Communications Commission, the Justice Department said it "believes that such risk may be raised by the foreign participation (including the foreign relationships and ownership) associated with the application.".

Your view: Executive order needs to become real policy

The Joplin Globe 25 Sep 2021
Finally, some good news for the agriculture and food industries ... And, finally, it’s time for the USDA to start accurately tracking the amount of foreign corporate-owned farmland in the U.S. and for Congress to take action to halt further foreign corporate ownership of our farmland ... Jeff Jones. Callaway County. .

Top Official Of Russian Gas Company Novatek Arrested In U.S. On Tax Charges

Radio Free Europe 24 Sep 2021
“Over a period of several years, Gyetvay allegedly took steps to conceal his ownership and control over the foreign accounts and associated assets, such as removing himself and making his then-wife, a Russian citizen, the beneficial owner of the accounts,” the Justice Department said.

They give at least $273M annually, take less than $25M. Study shows impact of Erie's ...

Erie Times-News 24 Sep 2021
Citizen, is one of about 12,000 foreign-born people living in Erie County, about 4.4% of the population ... If business ownership is the American dream, foreign-born residents seem more likely to achieve that dream than those born in the United States ... Carpenter said the study helped make clear the impact of Erie's foreign-born residents.

Labour vows to slash affordable rents and give first-time buyers priority on buying new-build homes ...

The Daily Mail 24 Sep 2021
As the Labour conference kicks off tomorrow, shadow housing minister Lucy Powell is making an eye-catching bid to steal the Tory mantle as the 'the party of home ownership' ... As the Labour conference kicks off tomorrow, shadow housing minister Lucy Powell is making an eye-catching bid to steal the Tory mantle as the 'the party of home ownership'.

How UAE pulled off its comeback from COVID-19 disruption is an exemplary tale

Gulf News 24 Sep 2021
Dubai is synonymous with a multiplicity of things. Chief among these, if we are candid, is probably the lifestyle that its diverse residents enjoy simply by virtue of living in the city ... Read More ... Property's bandwagon effect ... The Federal Government amended the Commercial Companies Law to allow the complete foreign ownership of companies in the UAE ... .

UAQ Ruler issues resolution on foreign freehold real estate ownership in Umm Al Qaiwain

Urdu Point 23 Sep 2021
4 of 2021 on foreign freehold real estate ownership in the Emirate of Umm Al Qaiwain ... development, freehold real estate ownership for foreigners or any other relevant considerations.

Delayed licence renewal for Poland’s TVN24 news channel sparks concern

The Irish Times 23 Sep 2021
The resolution also said that the head of the media regulator should ask the government to pass new legislation on foreign ownership of broadcasters, as well as seek legal clarity from the constitutional tribunal ...The rule of law, freedom of the press and stability for foreign investments are still very much at risk.”.

US Government to Probe Zoom’s $14.7 Billion Five9 Deal for National Security Risks

The Epoch Times 23 Sep 2021
... “believes that such risk may be raised by the foreign participation (including the foreign relationships and ownership) associated with the application.” The Wall Street Journal first reported the probe.

C02 crisis makes a mockery of ‘global Britain’ | Letters

The Guardian 23 Sep 2021
CF Fertilisers is American, four of the big six energy companies are foreign-owned ... The list of foreign ownership is a long one that includes much of our manufacturing, energy and retail base.

Minimum investment for 3-year Dubai visa reduced

Khaleej Times 23 Sep 2021
Recent reforms have allowed, for the first time in the country's history, a complete foreign ownership of companies in Dubai's mainland, by annulling the requirement for commercial companies to have a majority Emirati shareholder or agent ... of Residency and Foreign Affairs-Dubai.

US House adds Russia debt sanctions to defense policy bill

Finger Lakes Times 23 Sep 2021
Foreign ownership of Russian bonds rose above 20% for the first time since April this month. The legislation also requires the Director of National Intelligence to write a report on foreign interference in future midterm and presidential elections ... Michael McCaul of Texas, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Democratic Rep.

WILD: Liberals' plan won't lead to massive new housing starts

Toronto Sun 23 Sep 2021
... to home ownership for renters in five years or less ... Matching a promise made by the Conservatives, the Liberal government will also ban new foreign ownership of Canadian homes for the next two years — a measure designed to slow down housing speculation driven by offshore money.

EU says risk to media freedom in Poland persists despite TVN move

Metro USA 23 Sep 2021
By Gabriela Baczynska ... Discovery-owned news channel critical of Warsaw ... Should the parliament tighten the current law on foreign ownership of media broadcasting in Poland – as advocated by some members of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party – Discovery might need to sell more than half of its media businesses there ... .

Sudan shuts Hamas financial networks

Middle East Online 23 Sep 2021
Hamas has lost a foreign base where members and supporters could live, raise ... The task force says it was in a network with about 10 other large companies with interlinking share ownership connected to Bashir ally Abdelbasit Hamza that moved large sums through foreign bank accounts.