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Ama Doyal Foreign investment in China has always been wrought with contention, accented by the latest trade disputes between the United States and China. In March, the People’s Congress of China took active steps to create change and to ease anxiety foreign investors … [Read more...] about ANOTHER BITE AT THE APPLE: CHINA’S TRADE REFORM SHOWS SINCERITY
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Daniel Pessar Although the corresponding final regulations are not yet available, the opportunity zone tax law passed in 2017 has generated significant buzz among investors, business owners, and community groups. The law, codified in Internal Revenue Code … [Read more...] about WILL THE NEW OPPORTUNITY ZONE LAW ALLOW INVESTORS TO HAVE THEIR CAKE AND EAT IT TOO?
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