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New Rules: German government passes far-reaching expansion of foreign investment control

Regulators are becoming increasingly active in imposing measures on deals or prohibiting them altogether under FDI rules – with prohibitions happening in the EU’s largest...

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New roads to Brussels - Commission revamps approach to Member State referrals
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On 26 March 2021, the European Commission (“Commission”) has, without any public consultation, published its new guidance on accepting merger referrals from Member States under...

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MORE, MORE, MORE! German government plans another far-reaching expansion of foreign investment control

Foreign investment control has become a key factor in M&A deals and 2020 was a particularly eventful year. A large number of countries have recently introduced foreign investment...

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The rise of FDI regimes and their impact on M&A transactions

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an important part of the global economy: OECD data indicates that there was USD$1,426 billion of global FDI in 2019. In recent years, governments around...

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Collective bargaining for the self-employed – a tough gig?
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On 6 January 2021, the European Commission published an "Inception Impact Assessment" seeking feedback on an initiative aimed at defining EU competition law's scope of...

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"Less is more" – Germany eases merger control requirements

On 14 January, the German Parliament passed far-reaching amendments of German antitrust law, the Act against Restraints of Competition (ARC), which also affect merger control. The...

Hogan Lovells Publications

European Investigations Guide 2020

Multinationals face a variety of questions when confronted with an internal investigation. Especially in Europe, cross-border investigations can be challenging to navigate as every...

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This time's for real

Foreign investment control has become a key factor in M&A deals and 2020 has been an eventful year. A large number of economies have introduced foreign investment control regimes or...

Hogan Lovells Publications

Beyond Brexit transition series

As Brexit comes to a head with the possibility of a deal within touching distance, on our Brexit hub you’ll find updates from our lawyers on key issue that will continue to be high on ...

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