Daimler, the harbour terminal in Zeebrugge, or Saxo Bank are only three recent examples of controversially discussed company takeovers in Europe. The “elephant in the room” is China and its “Belt and Road Initiative”. The political will in Europe is growing to more actively control investments flowing into the EU. The current regulatory initiatives raise several fundamental, constitutional and regulatory issues. Surprisingly, they have not been addressed in any depth so far. The internatonal conference shall take stock of the current rather fragmented regulatory approaches and produce the very first, interdisciplinary grounded, comprehensive appraisal of a future “Common European Law on Investment Screening”. The research conference is addressed to participants from academia as well as to representatives from government, business, and civil society.
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Conference: A Common European Law on Investment Screening - Foreign Investment in Times of Change
On March 7-8, 2019, Gothenburg University will host a conference on "A Common European Law on Investment Screening - Foreign Investment in Times of Change." The program is here. Here's the idea: