European Council approves rules for screening foreign direct investment to protect critical infrastructure

5 Mar 2019

The European Council has formally approved a new regulation which will set up an EU-level tool to support member states screening foreign direct investment (FDI) on grounds of security and public order. The new regulation, which will protect critical infrastructure, will be published on 21 March 2019. It will enter into force 20 days later.


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