Royal Decree


On 4 July 2023, the Spanish Government approved Royal Decree 571/2023 on Foreign Investments (“Royal Decree”), with immediate effect from 1 September 2023, which introduces amendments to and provides further details on the screening mechanism for certain foreign direct investments (“FDI”) in Spain. The main changes to the screening mechanism are summarised below: Review process The Royal Decree includes the following amendments: Introduction of a new consultation regime: The investor may submit a voluntary consultation…