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Episode 58 — FDI Developments: M&A Security Screening in Europe's Fragmented FDI Landscape

October 24, 2023
Greater scrutiny and an increasingly complex web of legal standards complicates cross-border dealmaking.

As security interests have become increasingly important in Europe and globally, comprehensive investment control reviews are now an unavoidable element of any cross-border acquisition — with complex legal standards that vary greatly from country to country.

In this episode of Connected With Latham, London private equity partner Tom Evans speaks to Hamburg counsel Jana Dammann de Chapto and Brussels counsel Philipp Studt about the increasing volume of regulations and laws regarding the Foreign Direct Investment — in particular, what we are seeing in this space, and what are the business implications.

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