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In the second episode of its podcast series, Baker McKenzie discusses recent developments in foreign direct investment restrictions in the UK. Produced in partnership with Concurrences, a leading antitrust publication, our foreign investment experts Samantha Mobley and Sunny Mann discuss these developments with Sarah Mackintosh, Deputy Director, National Security and Investment, BEIS, London. To access this podcast, and our previous episode focusing on Germany, click here.

On 30 December 2020, the EU and China reached an agreement “in principle” for a new EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (“CAI”) (see our previous update here). The CAI concludes seven years of investment negotiations, that begun in October 2013, and is expected to come into force later this year. In its press release (see here), the EU stated that the CAI was the “most ambitious agreement that China has ever concluded with a third…