Foreign Investment Screening: new European framework to enter into force in April 2019

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Council of the EU today approved a new framework to screen foreign direct investments coming into the European Union, thus concluding the legislative process on this proposal. This means, the new framework will enter into force in April this year. Based on a […]

EU to scrutinise foreign direct investment more closely

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament has agreed to set up an EU-level tool to screen foreign direct investment on grounds of security to protect strategic sectors, in a vote on Thursday. While the EU remains open for investment, inward foreign direct investment (FDI) needs to be vetted to […]