The EU adopts first foreign direct investment regulation (FDI)

The European Parliament adopted a new regulation on March 19 establishing a bloc-wide framework for the screening by EU member states of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the European Union (the FDI Regulation). The FDI Regulation seeks to ensure a consistent framework throughout the European Union for screening FDI on grounds of security or public order. However, ultimate responsibility for screening of FDI rests with EU member states. Moreover, the FDI Regulation does not require member states to introduce FDI screening. The FDI Regulation is due to enter into force on April 10, 2019, and will effectively apply from October 11, 2020, after an 18-month transition phase to allow for the implementation of the new rules. The enactment of the FDI Regulation has been driven by the

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Izzet Sinan, Christina Renner, Andrew Lipman, The EU adopts first foreign direct investment regulation (FDI), 19 March 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2019, Art. N° 89910

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