Investment Law

Investment Law (6)

Throughout the history of capitalism, investment has been primarily the function of private business; during the 20th century, however, governments in planned economies and developing countries have become important investors.[1]   Before the 1930, investment was thought to be strongly affected by the growing rate of interest, with the rate…
Law of investment, in general, is a branch of a law consisting of set of rules that regulate investment. Investment law may be either international law on foreign investment or national law. International law on foreign investment may be defined as a set of rules that govern international investment. International…
General In developing countries, the trend is that both inflows and outflows rose in 2005 although trends varied by regions. According to the study conducted by the UN, inflows into and outflows from Latin America and the Caribbean and West Asia rose in 2005. But, only inflows rose in Africa…
Investment may be categorized differently. From the standpoint of an individual, two types of investment may be distinguished: investment in the means of production, and purely financial investment. Both types may provide a monetary return to the investor. However, from the standpoint of the entire economy, purely financial investments appear…
Elements of Investment There are three factors that are considered as elements of investment. a) Reward (return); b) Risk and return; and c) Time [1]   A. Reward   We have seen above that investment is made with the intention to gain profit. Thus, investors, generally, may expend their fund to…
The term ‘investment’ may mean different things in different disciplines and contexts. Thus, it may mean “expenditure to acquire property or assets to produce revenue”.[1] Fisher and Jordan[2] define investment as commitment of funds made in the expectation of some positive rate of return. According to them, the return will…