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Guarantees and protections which offers by Iranian government :
- Foreign Capital is guaranteed against nationalization and expropriation, and in such cases the Foreign Investor shall be entitled to receive compensation (Article 9 of the FIPPA).
- Should laws or government regulations lead to prohibition or cessation of approved financial agreements within the framework of this Act, then the government shall procure and pay the resulting damages (Article 17 of the FIPPA & Article 26 of the bylaws). Foreign Investor can also benefit from MIGA Investment Guarantee.


- The purchase of goods and producer services of the foreign investment is guaranteed in cases where a state-run organ is the only buyer or supplier of a product or producer service at a subsidized price (Article 11 of the bylaws).

Rights and facilities:
- Foreign investments subject to this Act shall enjoy the same rights, protections and facilities available to domestic investments in a non-discriminatory manner (Article 8 of the FIPPA).
- The Foreign Investment and its profits may be transferred in foreign currency or goods (Articles 13-18 of the FIPPA).
- Acceptance of foreign investments in all the production, industrial, agricultural, transportation, communications, and services  fields as well as in fields related to water, power, and gas  supply and energy fields
- The possibility of the referral of investment-related disputes to international authorities (Article 19 of the FIPPA).
- The possibility of land ownership in the name of the company (registered in Iran) in joint ventures (Article 24 of the bylaws).
- Issuance of visas for three years in Iran for foreign investors, managers, experts and their immediate family members and the possibility of visa renewals  (Article 20 of the FIPPA & Article 35 of the bylaws).
- The investors are notified of the final decision regarding their applications within at most 45 days (Article 6 of FIPPA)
- Having a choice to choose the investment method in the project as FDI or Foreign Investment in all sectors within the framework of “Civil Participation”, “Buy-Back” and “Build-Operate-Transfer” (BOT) schemes (Article 3 of FIPPA).
- Acceptance of investments by any natural or legal non Iranian or Iranian person utilizing capital of foreign origin and granting the facilities envisaged in FIPPA to them (Article 1 of FIPPA).
- The foreign investor must choose an audit institute out of the audit institutes recognized by the Association of the Official Auditors of Iran to substantiate their financial and annual reports (Articles 1, 22-23 of the bylaws).

 


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