Tag Archives: FDI

Australia – Gvt Foreign Investment Reforms

On 4 April 2022, AST GVT released its response to the final report of the Senate's inquiry into foreign investment proposals which was published in August 2021. Response highlights that 2021 foreign investment reform package gave a legislative basis for GVT to accept/enforce undertakings made by investors to address concerns. Package also allowed increased number…
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France – Extends FDI Measures Until 31 December 2022

On 29 November 2021, the Minister of Economy announced that the extension of the temporary FDI threshold of 10% (of voting rights) will be extended until 31 December 2022. The foreign direct investment extension applies from 1 January 2022. Terms are unchanged; including in respect of investment by non-European entities in listed companies operating in…
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Nepal – CB Foreign Direct Investment

On 9 September 2021, NPL CB published report on FDI in Nepal during 2019/20. NPL CB issued 5th report on foreign direct investment (FDI) survey in Nepal 2019/20. Follows NPL CB June 2021, updated on accounting of foreign investment. Contents Aimed at policymakers/stakeholders for monitoring FDI inflows, trends, and stock. Survey presents latest FDI stock…
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Australia – Gov’t Foreign Investment Reforms

On 9 December 2020, AST GVT passed legislation on foreign investment framework reform. Requires foreign investors to seek approval for all investments in sensitive national security land or businesses, including starting such a business, regardless of value. Subjects foreign investors to enhanced monitoring and investigation powers. As well as continue to bear the costs of…
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France – GVT Foreign Direct Investment

On 12 October 2020, FR GVT issued update on entry into force of EU regulation. DG Trésor issued an update on the entry into force of the regulation establishing a framework for screening of foreign direct investments (FDIs) in the European Union. Followed March 2019, EC regulation on screening foreign direct investment. Followed December 2019,…
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E.U. – Screening of Foreign Direct Investment

On 9 October 2020, EC announced the EU framework for screening of foreign direct investment (FDI) will become fully operational as of 11 October2020. Following formal entry into force of FDI screening regulation in April 2019, EC and member States have worked on putting in place necessary operational requirements. Included notification by EU member States…
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