Getting the Deal Through: Foreign Investment Review 2021

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  • Getting the Deal Through: Foreign Investment Review 2021
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Getting the Deal Through: Foreign Investment Review 2021

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Australia; Austria; Cambodia; Canada; China; Denmark; European Union; France; Germany; India; Italy; Japan; Laos; Myanmar; New Zealand; Pakistan; South Korea; Spain; Sri Lanka; Switzerland; Thailand; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; USA; Uzbekistan; Vietnam

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Foreign Investment Review and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. What, in general terms, are your government’s policies and practices regarding oversight and review of foreign investment?

  2. What are the main laws that directly or indirectly regulate acquisitions and investments by foreign nationals and investors on the basis of the national interest?

  3. Outline the scope of application of these laws, including what kinds of investments or transactions are caught. Are minority interests caught? Are there specific sectors over which the authorities have a power to oversee and prevent foreign investment or sectors that are the subject of special scrutiny?

  4. How is a foreign investor or foreign investment defined in the applicable law?

  5. Are there special rules for investments made by foreign state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and sovereign wealth funds (SWFs)? How is an SOE or SWF defined?

  6. Which officials or bodies are the competent authorities to review mergers or acquisitions on national interest grounds?

  7. Notwithstanding the above-mentioned laws and policies, how much discretion do the

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