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Foreign Investment Screening in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece

  • Paolo VargiuEmail author
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Part of the YSEC Yearbook of Socio-Economic Constitutions book series

Abstract

This chapter addresses the investment screening mechanisms of Spain, Portugal and Italy and the choice by Greece not to implement a formal screening mechanism, testing them against the aims and requirements of Regulation (EU) 2019/452. It is argued that the four countries analysed in this chapter share a common liberal approach to foreign investment, which pervades their domestic laws on the matter, and that such approach appears capable of ensuring full cooperation between southern European countries and the EU Commission towards a common European framework for the screening of foreign investment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Leicester, Leicester Law SchoolLeicesterUK

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