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Foreign investment monitor Q2 2021

Our quarterly guide to navigating the fast-changing world of foreign investment screening.

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Foreign investment regulation

World-class expertise for your critical cross-border moves.

The regulatory environment in which investors and multinational corporations operate is more complex and volatile than ever. Navigating the rapidly evolving foreign investment laws requires an experienced, strategic and co-ordinated approach.

At Freshfields, we have a highly integrated team of specialists who combine world-class expertise with the most current insights into rapidly evolving foreign investment reviews. For example, in the US, we have the former most senior government official responsible for conducting national security reviews at the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). For more details, see ‘Our team’ below.

As a world leader in foreign investment review, we advise clients on their most complex and difficult cross-border challenges, helping them to secure foreign investment approval, as well as merger control and other regulatory consents across multiple jurisdictions. This global, strategic approach has delivered successful outcomes for some of the highest profile transactions (see ‘Client successes’ below).

With the most up-to-date insights, careful preparation and our leading team of foreign investment practitioners at your disposal, you can pursue your critical cross-border moves with confidence.

Client successes

  • Administrative and public law
  • Anti-bribery and corruption
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Financial services regulation
  • Business and human rights (regulatory)
  • Carbon economy
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Defence and export controls
  • Environmental, construction and planning law
  • Foreign investment regulation
  • Privatisation
  • Product regulation
  • Public procurement
  • Regulatory and public affairs
  • Sanctions
  • State aid
  • Trade

Our team

Please get in touch with us or your usual Freshfields contact if you would like to discuss these or any other regulatory issues in more detail.

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