On April 19, 2022, the proposed Dutch Investment Review Act (Wet veiligheidstoets investeringen, fusies and overnames) (Actpassed the Dutch House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) with 148 out of 150 votes in favor. The Act aims to protect Dutch national security by introducing a test for acquisition activities resulting in a change of control (as defined in the Dutch Competition Act) over vital providers, or companies active in the field of sensitive technology.

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