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The EU Commission issues its proposed regulation on foreign subsidies distorting the EU market

On 5 May 2021, the European Commission issued its much anticipated proposed regulation on foreign subsidies distorting the EU market. If adopted in its current form, the proposed regulation could have a transformative impact and significantly increase the regulatory risk and burdens for foreign companies operating or investing in the EU. Companies that are in receipt of foreign subsidies could be subject to wide-ranging investigative action affecting the way they conduct their business, while in the M&A area, there would be yet a further regulatory process that would need to be navigated in parallel to existing competition merger control and foreign direct investment screening processes. Bids in public procurement tenders would also be subject to scrutiny and could potentially be

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  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (London)

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Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Lode Van Den Hende, Daniel Vowden, Eric White, Adrian Brown, Morris Schonberg, The EU Commission issues its proposed regulation on foreign subsidies distorting the EU market, 5 May 2021, e-Competitions Preview, Art. N° 100972

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