host government
USA
In cross-border transactions or projects, the government of the country where the transaction will take place or the project is located. The host government is usually represented by the executive branch or a state-controlled company that oversees the applicable industry, for example, a state-controlled oil company.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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