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Foreign Investment Control on the Rise – New List of EU Member States' FDI Screening Mechanisms

Foreign direct investment ("FDI") screenings have become a relevant factor for global transactions in recent years. More and more jurisdictions are introducing or ramping up their powers...

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We are the Champions – France and Germany unite to revive industrial policy at European level

Following the European Commission’s prohibition of the Alstom-Siemens transaction, the French and German governments published a manifesto calling for a reform of current EU merger...

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Valentine's gift by the European Parliament: the EU FDI screening rules approved by the Plenary

On 14 February 2019, the Plenary of the European Parliament (Parliament) approved, with an overwhelming majority, the rules establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct...

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A New European Deal?

German Minister of Economics suggests revising EU and German merger control regulations to enable the creation of European champions – and keeps FDI options on the table to prevent...

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No Christmas Presents for Foreign Investors

The German Government tightens regulations on Foreign Investment Control (again) and amends the anti-boycott provision

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New EU rules for foreign direct investment screening: One step closer to adoption and entry into force

This alert is an update to our alert of 3 December 2018 that reflects the published text as agreed by the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU on 6...

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New EU framework for screening foreign direct investment

On 20 November 2018, the European Commission (Commission) announced that a draft EU framework for screening foreign direct investment (FDI) has been agreed by the European Parliament...

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Hunting unicorns: German and Austrian Competition Authorities publish draft Guidance Note on Transaction Value Thresholds

Since 2017, new merger control thresholds have been in effect in Germany and Austria which do not depend on the revenues generated by the parties but, rather, on the value of the...

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OECD publishes issues paper on blockchain and competition law

Competition law questions are increasingly raised in the public debate about the blockchain technology. While there is yet to be any investigation in this field, the policy debate about...

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What blockchain can learn from the net neutrality debate: antitrust and regulatory aspects of “paid prioritization” for a nascent technology

First come, first served. That’s not the principle behind the clearance of Bitcoin transactions. Equally for other blockchain technology networks, the relevant factor to get a...

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Big Data and digital markets remain in the focus of competition authorities - German FCO continues to lead the way

On 6 October, the German Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") launched its new series of papers on "Competition and Consumer Protection in the Digital Economy". The first paper deals...

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Hail, SESAR! A Blueprint for Drone Airspace Regulation in Europe

In Europe, the United States and countries around the world, drone technology is advancing rapidly, and what used to be considered toys are quickly becoming powerful commercial tools that...

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