CASE COMMENTS: PUBLIC SECTOR - FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT - SCREENING - CRISIS

Foreign direct investment: The European Commission and the French Minister of the Economy specify the implementation of the foreign direct investment filtering framework in times of health crisis

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 26 March 2020, the European Commission published a Communication on "Guidance for Member States on foreign direct investment and the free movement of capital from third countries and the protection of European strategic assets, with a view to the application ofRegulation (EU) 2019/452", while the French Minister of the Economy adopted a decree on 27 April 2020 adding biotechnology and critical technologies to screened foreign investment. The aim is thus to lay the foundations for a solid European strategy in a period of public health crisis and economic vulnerability. The context of the crisis The COVID-19 crisis has raised the Commission's concern

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Francesco Martucci, Filippo Barzagli, Foreign direct investment: The European Commission and the French Minister of the Economy specify the implementation of the foreign direct investment filtering framework in times of health crisis, 25 March 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97671, pp. 226-228

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