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Foreign direct investment reviews 2021: European Union

December 27, 2021

Via: JD Supra

“Some national FDI regimes determine filing requirements or intervention rights based solely on the size of the stake acquired”

While there is no standalone foreign direct investment (FDI) screening at the EU level, the EU continues to push for a coordinated approach among Member States toward foreign direct investments into the EU. The key instrument is the EU Screening Regulation, which entered into force on October 11, 2020 and is now fully operational. Other legislative instruments have already been proposed, including the adoption of a regulation introducing new tools to control acquisitions by and activities of foreign-subsidized investors in the EU.

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