File No. 812.5034/6

Special Representative Rodgers to the Secretary of State


278. Order to notaries provides that information new corporations and particularly those for exploration exploitation oil lands charter shall contain clause providing that foreign stockholders renounce their national rights as to company affairs, this meaning they waive all right to protection interest through their national representatives. Informed that this has been tried before but failed and is not considered to have legal effect. Nevertheless it is undoubtedly dangerous and presumably contrary to treaty rights. Have filed general protest.