The Polish Parliament makes amendments to its foreign investment screening regime to implement the EU FDI screening regulation

National competition authorities and FDI screening: the case of Poland* Regulation 2019/452 establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments into the Union (EU FDI Screening Regulation) was adopted on 19 March 2019 and will enter into force on 11 October 2020. Its adoption was prompted by the concerns of various stakeholders alleging the existence of the regulatory gap in the current EU merger control regime under the Regulation 139/2004 (EUMR), which does not include public interest considerations such as the competitiveness of the EU companies on the global markets, the creation of “European champions” or taking into account state subsidies received by the foreign acquirers. Unwilling to expose the EU merger control to “politicization” and non-competition

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  • University of Macau - Faculty of Law (Macau)

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Alexandr Svetlicinii, The Polish Parliament makes amendments to its foreign investment screening regime to implement the EU FDI screening regulation, 19 June 2020, e-Competitions Foreign Investment, Art. N° 97228

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