Regulation of Foreign Investments in France

19 March 2020
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Key takeaways:
  • On April 1, 2020, new changes to the regulation of foreign investments in France will enter into force.
  • The principal changes are: (i) extending the list of sectors subject to prior authorization, (ii) reducing the threshold of minority investments subject to such prior authorization and (iii) enhancing the authority of the French Ministry of Economy in its review of authorization requests.