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Recast Dual-Use Regulation: An Overhaul of the EU export control regime fitted for the XXI century?

After journey of over four years, the EU adopted Regulation (EU) 2021/821, recasting the Dual-Use Regulation. The new rules will enter into force on 9 September 2021 and will entail...

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The EU and UK adopt additional comprehensive sanctions on Belarus

The European Union and the United Kingdom have each significantly expanded the scope of their sanctions against Belarus in response to the forced Ryanair aircraft landing in May. The new...

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The UK-EU trade deal: What you need to know

On Christmas Eve, the United Kingdom and European Union finally agreed a trade deal – the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) – which will define the post-Brexit trading...

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EU adopts a global human rights sanctions regime

On 7 December 2020, the EU adopted a global human rights sanctions regime. No individuals have been designated yet. Going forward, this means that companies should ensure that they conduct...

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At last the EU foreign direct investment screening becomes fully applicable

The long-awaited application of the European Union (EU) Regulation on a framework for the screening of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the EU started yesterday, 11 October 2020. It is...

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The Foreign Investment Regulation Review 2020 (8th Edition) The Law Reviews

Lourdes Catrain and Eleni Theodoropoulou published a book chapter on the EU rules on FDI screening to the Foreign Investment Regulation Review 2020 (8th edition).

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Is national security a game changer for foreign investment control regimes and M&A transactions in Europe?

Governments all over the world are continuing to take steps to strengthen their powers to intervene in foreign direct investments ("FDI") into their countries. These changes come...

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Is national security a game changer for foreign investment control regimes and M&A transactions in Europe?

Governments all over the world are continuing to take steps to strengthen their powers to intervene in foreign direct investments ("FDI") into their countries. These changes come at a time...

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EU expands its sanctions against Venezuela

On 29 June 2020, the Council of the European Union have included eleven officials in the list of natural and legal persons, entities and bodies subject to asset freezing measures and a...

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