Marie Leppard chaired the teleconference “The European “CIFIUS”: Understanding the EU Foreign Investment Screening (EUFIS)” organised by the ABA Section of International Antitrust Law Committee Panel on 29th October 2019.
The event covered the new EU Foreign Investment Screening (EUFIS) framework and its similarities to CFIUS and Investment Canada. EUFIS will come into force in October of 2020 and is already relevant to deals and investments being negotiated today.
The speakers participating in the teleconference included:
- Carlo Pettinato – head of Investment Policy Unit, DG Trade at European Commission
- Damara Chambers – Partner at Vinson & Elkins
- Michael Cadelcott – Senior Associate at McCarthy Tetrault.