Acquisition - And Ownership - Related Policies to Safeguard Essential Security Interests - New Policies to Manage New Threats
Posted: 17 Dec 2019 Last revised: 18 Dec 2019
Date Written: March 12, 2019
This note summarises current trends in acquisition - and ownership - related policies to safeguard essential security interests. Such mechanisms, often associated with 'FDI screening', are increasingly common in most advanced and transition economies. The note summarises current developments based on policy practice in 62 economies.
Keywords: national security, essential security, investment, investment law, investment screening, FDI screening, CFIUS, FIRRMA
JEL Classification: F52, F53
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