Amendments to an existing law in South Korea will ensure that
industrial technology will not be leaked out of the country in
the event that a foreign investor wants to acquire a company
that is considered to be of national importance.
In line with the US a number of Asian countries are
attempting to ensure that foreign direct investment (FDI)
continues to flow into the region, while balancing this with
the need to protect important trade secrets and technological
advancements, and that companies do not relinquish too much
control to foreign owners.
5G rollout could be slowed down by bolstered Cfius
Representatives from a host of countries including China,
South Korea, Malaysia, India and the Philippines told delegates
at the M&A in Asia's high-growth economies: pitfalls to be