UK's National Security and Investment Act 2021

57 minute read
22 January 2024

On 4 January 2022, the UK's National Security and Investment Act 2021 (NSIA) entered into full force, heralding a sea-change in deal planning and related risk assessment.

With the NSIA celebrating its second year in force, Samuel Beighton and James Stunt explore key learnings and current trends, including considering:

  • approaches to assessing NSIA-related risks when planning transactions;
  • the impact that the NSIA can have upon transaction timetables; and
  • how NSIA-related risks can be addressed within deal documents.

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