The UK Government announces the withdrawal of the draft guidance on the Competition Authority’s powers and procedures on the EU foreign direct investment information sharing regime

The UK government and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have announced the withdrawal of draft guidance on the CMA’s powers and procedures with respect to enforcing an EU regulation for screening foreign direct investment (FDI) into the European Union. The withdrawal follows a European Commission decision that the EU FDI regulation does not include the United Kingdom. As noted in our recent LawFlashes, New Powers For UK Government in Transactions Impacting Public Health Emergencies and National Security and Potential UK Reforms Could Increase Screening of Certain Foreign Takeovers, governments

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  • Morgan Lewis (London)
  • Morgan Lewis (London)
  • Morgan Lewis (London)

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Omar Shah, Joanna Christoforou, Savas Manoussakis, The UK Government announces the withdrawal of the draft guidance on the Competition Authority’s powers and procedures on the EU foreign direct investment information sharing regime, 17 September 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 96938

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