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Description: Russian lawmakers say they plan to overhaul the law on economic crimes, resulting in the early release of as many as 100,000 imprisoned executives and entrepreneurs as the government seeks to attract investors.

Source: Bloomberg.com
 
Date: 07/02/2010

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-07-01/russian-revamp-of-predatory-legal-system-may-free-100-000-entrepreneurs.html

Questions for discussion:

  • What do you think of the Russian approach to “investment management”?
  • How would you expect foreign investors to react to this report?
  • What affect will the involvement of high profile business people such as Steve Jobs have on others thinking about Russian investment?

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