عنوان مقاله [English]
One of the most important economic phenomena of the present century is foreign investment, and since it has been considered as one of the main methods of obtaining capital, technology and the possibility of continued economic growth in countries. On the other hand, foreign investment is considered as the main way to access advanced technology for developing countries and both directly and indirectly increase domestic production and is the main key to economic development of any country. Also, the most important role of foreign investment is to bring capital, skills and technology to countries. Despite the significant dimensions of foreign investment in other countries and the adoption of the Law on Encouragement and Support of Foreign Investment in 2001 and it’s executive regulations adopted in 2002, Iran has faced serious challenges due to the lack of a coherent and dynamic legal system along with other factors. So that not only the shortcomings of foreign investment have not been eliminated, but even legal shortcomings have prevented the realization of an efficient legal system governing foreign investment, which is examined in this article.