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Clifford Chance


The UK's new national security screening regime is now in full effect

5 January 2022

A new national security screening regime came into effect on 4 January 2022 which gives the Government the power to assess certain transactions for national security risks. The new rules apply if there is a "change of control" in relation to a wide range of entities or assets and impose mandatory filing obligations for certain investments in entities with specified activities in sensitive sectors.

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