German Bundestag Approves Bill Allowing For Possible Expropriation Of Energy Companies

By Diego Luis Alonso Massa, 19 May 2022

On 12 May 2022, the German Bundestag (Lower House of Parliament) approved a bill that provides for the expropriation of critical energy infrastructure and assets in the event of an emergency. The controversial amendment – which is expected to come into effect in June – is aimed at reducing dependence on Russian energy...