Investment Policy Measures

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

11 Jun 2018

The United Kingdom strengthens its control over mergers in critical sectors due to national security considerations

On 11 June 2018, the United Kingdom brought two amendments to the Enterprise Act 2002 into force. These amendments change the conditions for the application of the UK’s reviews of inward investment to manage national security concerns. [...]

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

01 Aug 2013

Introduces job requirements for wind farm subsidies

The Government of the United Kingdom introduced additional requirement for big offshore wind farms to apply for subsidies. Developers of offshore wind farms will have to explain how they plan to create more British jobs before applying [...]

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

01 Oct 2011

Approves privatization of Royal Mail

Following agreement by both Houses, the Bill on privatization of the British Royal Mail Group (Royal Mail) received Royal Assent on 13 June 2011 and came into force on 1 October 2011. The coalition Government aims to begin the privatization [...]

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

19 Sep 2011

Introduces tighter takeover rules

The United Kingdom introduced tighter takeover rules on 19 September 2011. The new rules include the banning of "break fees"—penalties imposed on parties for abandoning an agreed deal in favour of a rival offer—which could result in [...]

Number of policy measures per economy (since 01 Jan 2010) 1 74