On June 23rd, UK Business Secretary Alok Sharma announced that "the UK is open for investment, but not for exploitation", bringing in more powers to intervene in foreign dealmaking. This has given more oversight to businesses involved with the Covid-19 crisis, but also artificial intelligence, advanced materials and cryptographic authentication technology.

Marc Israel, a partner with law firm White & Case, connects from London to discuss for the fifth episode of Fortress FDI, our mini-series about rising investment scrutiny and protectionism.

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