• Newsletter: German Government Amends German Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance to Widen Control of Foreign Takeovers of Critical German Companies

    24. Juli 2017

    Von Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Kamann, Martin Seyfarth

    On July 12 the German federal government adopted important amendments (the amendments) to the German Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance (the Ordinance), allowing for wider control of foreign corporate takeovers with a view to enhancing the protection of companies that are active in security-sensitive areas and that provide critical infrastructure.

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