The latest European rules for FDI Screening

As part of the emergency measures taken in the pandemic, Spanish legislature considerably restricted the original principle of liberal investment politics in Spain, as explained here. Further restrictions came into force in Spain and Europe these past years and, in response to evolving global economic dynamics and geopolitical challenges, the European Commission, through Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the screening of foreign investments in the Union and repealing Regulation (EU) 2019/452 of the European Parliament and of the Council (COM/2024/23) has recently yet again proposed significant revisions to the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Screening Regulation as part of its broader European Economic Security Package.[1] This regulatory overhaul aims to enhance Europe’s ability to safeguard its strategic interests while navigating the complexities of a rapidly changing international landscape.

This entry was posted on 2 April 2024 by Nadja Vietz in Corporate and M&A.