Region: International

The Evolving Concept of National Security

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

In recent years, the regulation of foreign investments under national security and foreign investment regimes has grown exponentially, with sectoral coverage expanding to unprecedented levels.

06 December 2022

FDI: Widening the Focus on Both Sides of the Atlantic

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In a recent trend worth exploring, governments across the globe have introduced, enhanced or sought greater enforcement of their regimes for the screening of foreign direct investment (FDI) on the grounds of national security and public order concerns.

06 December 2022

FDI in the Energy Sector

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As one of the first industries in which foreign direct investment (FDI) occurred on a large scale globally, the energy sector has also been one of the first in which legislative measures were introduced to regulate FDI.

06 December 2022

ICN suspends Russian competition agency

The International Competition Network has suspended Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service from participating in all its upcoming events, after antitrust authorities in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and the Netherlands urged it to take action following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

03 March 2022

Baltic enforcers urge ICN to suspend Russian competition agency

The heads of the Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian competition agencies have called on the International Competition Network to suspend Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service over the country’s “unacceptable” and “outrageous” invasion of Ukraine.

25 February 2022

Global enforcers target supply chain collusion

Antitrust enforcers in the UK, the US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand have joined forces to threaten cartels that use global supply chain disruptions to cover up their collusion with “the full force of the law”.

17 February 2022

Nvidia/Arm collapses amidst regulatory scrutiny

Chipmaker Nvidia has abandoned its $40 billion purchase of semiconductor company Arm from Softbank over “significant regulatory challenges”, as the deal faced high-profile merger control and foreign investment scrutiny on both sides of the Atlantic.

08 February 2022

Tickets still available for GCR Live: Foreign Investment and Protectionism

Government officials, private practitioners and in-house counsel are preparing to take a truly global look at the myriad of foreign investment screening regimes at next month’s GCR Live: Foreign Investment and Protectionism.

16 November 2021

Enforcers back calls for joint approach to competition and data protection issues

A senior official at the UK’s competition watchdog has said enforcers should collaborate more closely with privacy regulators when tackling antitrust and data protection issues, while highlighting his agency’s efforts to bridge this gap in its probe into Google’s sandbox.

15 October 2021

Agency heads to speak at GCR Interactive: Cartels

Tickets are still available for GCR Interactive: Cartels later this month, where top officials from competition authorities in the US, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and Colombia will discuss the hottest trends in cartel enforcement.

09 February 2021

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