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CELIS Update on Investment Screening – September 2021 (Part I)

EU – CJEU rules intra-EU investment arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) to be incompatible with EU law On 2 September 2021, the CJEU issued its ruling in Case C‑741/19 (Republic of Moldova v Komstroy) finding that Article 26 of the ECT is not applicable to intra-EU investment disputes due to a violation of EU law, especially the principle ...
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CELIS Update on Investment Screening – August 2021

Australia – The Treasury completes consultations on foreign investment reforms On 31 August 2021, the Treasury has completed its consultation process of recent reforms on foreign investment in 2020. In order to evaluate the reforms, the Treasury invited stakeholders to submit written statements on key elements such as national security, compliance, streamlining and fees. The overall evaluation is required to ...
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CELIS Briefing Note: Switzerland – Swiss Federal Council sets out the parameters of a Swiss investment control regime

Phil Baumann, CELIS Country Reporter for Switzerland,  has translated and shortened the press release of of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs’ (SECO) dated 25 August 2021.
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Foreign Direct Investment Regulations Update: Australia, China, EU, Germany, UK and US – JD Supra

Foreign Direct Investment Regulations Update: Australia, China, EU, Germany, UK and US  JD Supra
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CELIS Update on Investment Screening – July/August 2021

Australia – Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) publishes a series of guidance notes The FIRB published a series of guidance notes which should help foreign investors navigating through the review process of their investments. The notes not only give a quick overview of the foreign investment screening regime but also contain information about how those rules are applied. In particular, ...
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CELIS Update on Investment Screening – July 2021

Denmark - New Danish Investment Screening Regime enters into force On July 1, the new Danish Investment Screening Act, adopted by the Parliament in May, entered into force. The objective of the new law is to prevent foreign investments executed after September 1 (as the law does not apply to investments prior to that date) from posing a threat to ...
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COVID-19 Report for Life Sciences and Health Care Companies (UPDATED) – JD Supra

COVID-19 Report for Life Sciences and Health Care Companies (UPDATED)  JD Supra
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