Foreign investment: rising tides of politics in regulation

Financial Services

Recent years have seen important global shifts in both the policy frameworks for screening inward foreign investment and the ways in which they are applied. These shifts come against a backdrop of protectionist political rhetoric and anxieties about the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) in traditionally open economies.

In this report, Global Counsel and Herbert Smith Freehills consider the current landscape and how to navigate this through effective deal planning and execution. This latest version of the report was updated in July 2020 to reflect changes to FDI screening regimes in the some of the major markets that have been introduced this year as a result of the pandemic.

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