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Legal Compass: Introduction of Foreign Investment Control

  • Switzerland


    The Swiss Federal Parliament wants to protect the Swiss economy from international takeovers by improving controls. It has instructed the Federal Council to create a legal basis for a licensing authority to examine foreign investments.

    On 2 March 2020, the Swiss National Council adopted a relevant motion by a member of the Swiss Council of States, by 96 votes in favor to 82 against with 15 abstentions.

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