A contracting party allows investors of another contracting party and their investments to employ any natural person of the choice of the investor or investment, regardless of your nationality and nationality, provided that that person has a valid residence permit and the work provided by the competent authorities of the former contracting party and that the employment concerned is in accordance with the conditions and deadlines of the authorization granted to the latter. Each party gives investors of another contracting party and their investments the best treatment provided for in Articles 1.1 and 1.2, depending on the investor or favourable investment. [For the purposes of this article, “investment incentive” means the granting of a specific benefit resulting from public expenditure [of a financial contribution] related to the establishment, acquisition, extension, management, operation or execution of an investment of a non-contracting party or party in its territory. These new rights and powers would give substance to the concern expressed by many members of the community, labour and other activists that businesses will effectively replace governments by making important policy decisions and fulfilling basic functions that were previously served by governments, such as security, education and transportation. Indeed, limiting the direct participation of companies in the international settlement of trade disputes is one of the reasons why the United States has opposed the inclusion of the proposed MAI investment rules in the WTO and supports an independent OECD treaty that could give the reputation of companies and investors. Agreement: there must be a clarification of the definition of “investment.” The necessary clarification is related to the solution of the MAI`s possible essential intellectual property rights obligations. are included or exchanged in a tax agreement or agreement between governments and investors; Many environmental laws and standards may be challenged in May as investment conditions or performance requirements. Many U.S. states have unique laws that have been designed to protect natural resources.