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Update on Foreign Direct Investments in the EU, Germany, the USA and UK

July 14, 2022 • Webinar

Starts: 12:00 PM (ET)
Ends: 1:00 PM (ET)

Please join us for an update on the current developments at the EU level, in Germany as well as in the USA and UK. We look forward to a thoughtful discussion from Stephan Müller of Oppenhoff and Caroline Brown and Peter Broadhurst of Crowell & Moring.

Foreign trade law, and in particular Foreign Investment Control has become an important instrument for protecting national security interests. This applies to Germany, but also internationally.

In Germany, the relevant provisions of the Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance have been expanded and tightened with unprecedented dynamism. Similarly, the USA has reformed and tightened its CFIUS rules, while the UK enacted investment control regulations for the first time in early 2022.

As a result, investors must be clear about whether a so-called foreign investment clearance or approval has to be obtained in advance of an intended acquisition.

Contact: Alessandra Caravante (

Crowell & Moring Participant(s):
Peter Broadhurst
Partner – Brussels, London
Phone: +44.20.7154.4864
Caroline E. Brown
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2509