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The UK National Security and Investment Act: mark the date

27 July 2021

The UK Government announced on 20 July 2021 that the substantive provisions of the National Security and Investment Act will commence fully on 4 January 2022.

The Government's announcement was accompanied by draft secondary legislation defining the sectors that will be subject to mandatory filing, a revised Statement of Policy Intent explaining which transactions are most at risk of scrutiny and various additional guidance for businesses.

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