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Screening of foreign investments into the Czech Republic

September 2020 – Following the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2019/452of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 March 2019 on establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments into the Union (the “Regulation”), the Czech government decided to regulate this area and to seek to pass a law on the screening of foreign investments. The Czech Ministry of Trade and Industry (the “Ministry”) has submitted a bill on the screening of foreign investments on the basis of which it will be possible to control and eventually ban certain foreign investments into Czech companies (the “Bill”).

Development of artificial intelligence in Bulgaria until 2030

The Bulgarian Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications has released a new draft strategy entitled Concept for the Development of Artificial Intelligence in Bulgaria until 2030. It aims to define focal areas for building scientific and expert capacity for the development and implementation of AI systems and to build on the measures and activities set as a priority in other relevant national strategic documents, including in particular “Vision, Objectives and Priorities for the National Development Program: Bulgaria 2030.”

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