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Webinar: The new UK Foreign Investment Regime: Everything you need to know

The UK’s foreign investment landscape is heading for a complete overhaul. On 11 November 2020, the UK Government introduced a new law that significantly expands its powers to review transactions on national security grounds, in line with global trends of increasing regulatory scrutiny of incoming foreign investments.

Baker McKenzie has analysed the new law and regulatory impact for businesses in detail so that you don’t have to. Join our UK foreign investment experts Samantha Mobley, Sunny Mann and Tristan Grimmer on Wednesday 02 December 2020 at 2 pm GMT for an update on everything you need to know about the new rules:

  • Criteria for a mandatory national security filing in 17 key industry sectors
  • When should you be considering a voluntary notification for your transaction
  • Risks of not filing
  • Impact on transactions that complete before the new law comes into force
  • How the review process will work and timelines
  • Implications for transaction documents

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Tristan Grimmer is a partner in Baker McKenzie's London office. He is a member of the Compliance & Investigations and the International Trade and Competition practice groups. Tristan joined the Firm as a trainee in March 2004, qualifying in March 2006. He has advised on parallel investigations by authorities in the United States, Switzerland, Brazil, Japan, and has spent time working in Baker McKenzie's Chicago office. Tristan was recently named as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in the UK Legal 500 2017 directory.