Topic: Foreign direct investment

Germany: Foreign direct investment regulations

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

Recent legislative acts have led to substantial changes to the German FDI Regime by tightening the regime and expanding the types of entities that trigger filing obligations.

06 December 2022

Canada: Foreign direct investment regulations

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

The Investment Canada Act (ICA) is the singular governing statute for foreign direct investment in Canada, providing for the review of qualifying investments for (1) their ‘net benefit’ to Canada and (2) potential injury to national security and influencing the actions of non-Canadian investors.

06 December 2022

Brazil: Foreign direct investment regulations

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

Despite the instability created by the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic, it is expected that FDI in Brazil may increase in the coming years for the first time since the early 2010s.

06 December 2022

Switzerland: Foreign direct investment regulations

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

Switzerland does not have a coherent legal framework for controlling foreign direct investment (FDI), but a new Draft Bill for FDI regulation presented by the Swiss Federal Council aims to change this.

06 December 2022

FDI in the Energy Sector

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

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

France: Foreign direct investment regulations

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in certain sensitive sectors relating to French national interests has been subject to prior clearance and regulated by the country's Ministry of Economy, influencing the behaviour of international investors.

06 December 2022

Romania launches new foreign investment control regime

Romania has passed legislation to establish a specialised foreign investment review body that will scrutinise controlling investments from non-EU countries in 13 sectors of strategic importance for national security.

30 November 2022

Australia to tweak foreign investment approach for critical minerals with eye on China

Australia’s treasurer has said the country needs to be more “assertive” in encouraging foreign investment in critical mineral markets that aligns with its long-term national interest, as the government signals closer scrutiny of approval applications in that sector.

28 November 2022

US Department of Energy official to speak at GCR Live: Foreign Investment Control

Michael Considine, the deputy assistant secretary for international affairs at the US Department of Energy, has been confirmed as a speaker for GCR Live: Foreign Investment Control in London next month.

25 November 2022

PGA Tour subpoena barred by sovereign immunity, Saudi Arabian investment fund says

The PGA Tour cannot compel the Saudi Arabian government entity behind LIV Golf to produce discovery and submit to US jurisdiction in an antitrust dispute between the two tournaments, the investment fund has said.

25 November 2022

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