National Security and Investment Bill – how your company might be affected

The UK has published draft legislation that could fundamentally change foreign investment rules within the UK: The National Security and Investment Bill. 

The Bill was introduced into Parliament on 11th November and is currently under scrutiny.

This briefing note on the bill, provided by Nicola McConville, a partner in the Growth Team at Taylor Vintners, based in their Oxford office, sets out the issues and consequences of the proposed legislation, if it is enacted by Parliament.  The bill could have implications for mergers, acquisitions and for investment from overseas investors.  Briefing note

17 key, innovation-based sectors are affected by this legislation, including energy, engineering biology, AI and satellite and space technology.  Find a full list of sectors affected within the briefing note.

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