France Issues Decree That Would Increase Ability to Block Foreign Purchases of French Companies -Reuters

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The French government has issued a decree that would increase the nation's ability to block foreign purchases of French companies in certain sectors, Reuters reported Wednesday.

According to the Reuters report, the decree published in the official state gazette said takeovers in the energy, water, transport, telecom and health sectors would require the Economy Minister's approval.

Full story at http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/14/us-france-takeovers-idUSBREA4D0WG20140514

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