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[83 STAT. 812]
[83 STAT. 812]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1969

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31 USC 12^'

PUBLIC LAW 91-175-DEC. 30, 1969

[83 STAT.

" (B) loss of investment, hi whole or hi part, m the approved project due to expropriation or confiscation by action of a foreign government; and " (C) loss due to Avar, revolution, or insurrection. "(2) Recognizing that major private investments in less developed friendly countries or areas are often made by enterprises in which there in multinational participation, including significant United States private participation, the Corporation may make such arrangements with foreign governments (including agencies, instrumentalities, or political subdivisions thereof) or with multilateral organizations for sharing liabilities assumed under investment insurance for such investments and may in connection therewith issue insurance to investors not otherwise eligible hereunder: Provided, however, That liabilities assumed by the Corporation under the authority of this subsection shall be consistent with the purposes of this title and that the maximum share of liabilities so assumed shall not exceed the proportionate participation by eligible investors in the total project financing. " (3) Not more than 10 per centum of the total face amount of investment insurance which the Corporation is authorized to issue under this subsection shall be issued to a single investor. "(b) INVESTMENT (IUARANTIES.—To issue to eligible investors guaranties of loans and other investments made by such investors assuring against loss due to such risks and upon such terms and conditions as the Corporation may determine: Provided, however, That such guaranties on other than loan investments shall not exceed 75 per centum of such investment: Provided further, That except for loan investments for credit unions made by eligible credit unions or credit union associations, the aggregate amount of investment (exclusive of interest and earnings) so guaranteed with respect to any project shall not exceed, at the time of issuance of any such guaranty, 75 per centum of the total investment committed to any such project as determined by the Corporation, whicli determination shall be conclusive for purposes of the Corporation's authority to issue any such guaranty: Provided further, That not more than 10 per centum of the total face amount of investment guaranties which the Corporation is authorized to issue under this subsection shall be issued to a single investor. "(c) DIRECT INVESTMENT.—To make loans in United States dollars repayable in dollars or loans in foreign currencies (including, without regard to section 1415 of the Supplemental Appropriation "'^^^' ^^^^5 ^wch. foreign currencies which the Secretary of the Treasury may determine to be excess to the normal requirements of the United States and the Director of the Bureau of the Budget may allocate) to firms privately owned or of mixed private and public ownership upon such terms and conditions as the Corporation may determine. The Corporation may not purchase or invest in any stock in any other corporation, except that it may (1) accept as evidence of indebtedness debt securities convertible to stock, but such debt securities shall not be converted to stock while held by the Corporation, and (2) acquire stock through the enforcement of any lien or pledge or otherwise to satisfy a previously contracted indebtedness which would otherwise be in default, or as the result of any payment under any contract of insurance or guaranty. The Corporation shall dispose of any stock it may so acquire as soon as reasonably feasible under the circumstances then pertaining. "No loans shall be made under this section to finance operations for mining or other extraction of any deposit of ore, oil, gas, or other mineral.