In this issue of “Our view”, we look into the proposed amendments to China’s foreign investments laws and how they could affect the country’s investment landscape. Key points of interest include:
- consolidation and simplification of the various strands of China’s foreign investment laws to effect parity of treatment regardless whether foreign or domestic company
- impact on pre-existing investment structures and peculiarities around restricted and prohibited industries for foreign investments in certain industries
- the requirement for national security review for foreign investments.