Competition Alert October 2019
Regulatory Alert: Foreign Indirect Screening in Spain (and the EU).
Earlier this year, the EU adopted Regulation (EU) 2019/452 of 19 March (Regulation), establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments (FDI) into the EU. The Regulation, dealing with FDI which may affect security or public order, came into force on 19 April 2019 and will be applicable from 11 October 2020. Amongst other things, the Regulation: