The EU Parliament publishes the foreign direct investment screening regulation (FDI)

In the autumn of next year, the long anticipated EU Foreign Direct Investment Screening Regulation (FDIR) will apply. While the FDIR does not establish a European equivalent of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), it is nonetheless likely to have a significant impact on FDI within the EU – both in Member States that already have their own screening mechanisms and those which do not. Non-EU investors take note: the FDIR creates significant risks, and perhaps also a few opportunities. 1. THE CONTOURS OF THE EU FDI SCREENING FRAMEWORK The FDIR has three main components: (i) it introduces a set of minimum requirements for Member State screening mechanisms, (ii) it introduces a form of peer-review amongst Member States and the European Commission (the

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Anne Federle, The EU Parliament publishes the foreign direct investment screening regulation (FDI), 19 March 2019, e-Competitions March 2019, Art. N° 93988

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