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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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Samantha Mobley is a partner in the EU, Competition & Trade Practice of Baker McKenzie's London office and she is a member of the London office Management Committee. She led the Firm's Global Antitrust & Competition Practice Group for six years. Samantha is recommended as a leading individual for competition law in the Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession and Who's Who Legal in 2018. She was featured in the Global Competition Review's 2016 Women in Antitrust Survey as one of the top 150 women in antitrust globally. She is also a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network.

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