Spotlight on … Impact of the EU's new foreign direct investment (FDI) screening framework for foreign companies in Austria

IALS Law PhD student Tuğçe Yalçın has published an article in International Trade Law and Regulation (Sweet & Maxwell), analysing the screening framework introduced by Regulation 2019/452 for foreign direct investments (FDIs) in the EU, and the potential consequences for FDIs in Austria. The article examines the position for investments covered by the Foreign Trade Act, including the scope for potential delays in the approval procedure, the situation regarding examination of the factual control of foreign companies, and the weight Member States must give to Commission opinions.
The article is available here: Int. T.L.R. 2020, 26(3), 197-201

Tuğçe Yalçın is an associate in the Corporate and M&A team at DLA Piper Austria and currently a PhD Candidate at IALS, University of London, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of the IALS Student Law Review. The title of her PhD thesis is "Warranty and Disclosure of Information in M&A Transactions in the Light of the Theory of Contract Law – Comparison of the Common Law and the Civil Law".  As an associate at DLA Piper, she advises national and international clients on cross-border M&A and financial transactions, corporate restructurings, in corporate law, financial law, commercial law, private foundation law, European law, foreign trade law, including regulatory issues. She heads DLA Piper’s Austrian-China-Desk:

This article is co-authored with Christoph Mager, who is partner and head of the Corporate and M&A team at DLA Piper Austria. 

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