Screening Foreign Direct Investment?

EU Regulation Establishing a Framework for Screening of Foreign Direct Investments into the European Union

The increased takeovers of European companies by investors from third countries fuel the discussion about the possibilities of state interference. BDI generally welcomes a draft regulation by the EU Commission on investment screenings within the EU. However, the EU must remain open for investors. A regulation needs to better clarify under which conditions investments threaten public order and security.