Golden Power: current landscape in the EU about “Foreign Direct Investment”
February 2019

Foreign direct investment control mechanisms around the world vary in both substance and procedure.

But what about in the EU?

Even though it boasts a very open regime, concern about foreign investors, including state-owned companies, in strategic businesses is growing: their role in cross-border deals raises many issues.

The current landscape in the EU, with particular focus on certain member states, is examined here.