The EU Parliament and Council releases a regulation on foreign direct investment screening regime which enters into force

While there is still no standalone foreign direct investment (FDI) screening at the EU level, the EU continues to push for a coordinated approach toward foreign direct investments into the EU. The key instrument is the EU Screening Regulation, which has entered into force on October 11, 2020. Other legislative ideas have already been floated, including the introduction of new tools to control the acquisitions and activities of foreign-subsidized companies in the EU. In addition, the EU has stepped up to ensure a coordinated approach towards investments into health-critical EU assets during the COVID-19 pandemic. PART 1: EU DEVELOPMENTS EU SCREENING REGULATION The EU Screening Regulation (refer to the EU chapter in Foreign Direct Investment Reviews 2019 for details) falls short of

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Tobias Heinrich, Dr. Tilman Kuhn, Mark D. Powell, Orion Berg, Thilo-Maximilian Wienke, Camille Grimaldi, Fanny Abouzeid, The EU Parliament and Council releases a regulation on foreign direct investment screening regime which enters into force , 11 October 2020, e-Competitions November 2020 - II, Art. N° 97505

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