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German Government authorises for the first time a prohibition on foreign investment in Germany

15 August 2018

In the Leifeld case, the German government issued its first ever authorisation to prohibit a foreign acquisition of a German target. It remains to be seen whether this wil be the culmination of a paradigm shift towards tighter control of foreign investments.

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German Government authorises for the first time a prohibition on foreign investment in Germany

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