Dutch govt wants to set up investment screening procedure for national security

Monday 21 December 2020 | 11:06 CET | News
The Dutch government wants to further protect national security by introducing a screening procedure for certain investments, mergers and acquisitions that could pose a risk to national security. The Council of Ministers has approved a bill from Minister Eric Wiebes of Economic Affairs and Climate and Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus of Justice and Security. The legislation would come on top of already introduced rules for the telecom sector and be much broader in scope.

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Categories: General
Companies: Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat
Countries: Netherlands
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