The UK’s National Security and Investment (NSI) regime, coming into force later in 2021, may impact on the UK life sciences sector and the investments into it.

Below are links to useful resources to better understand the regime and how it may impact life science companies and investors.

This page will be updated as more resources become available. It is for information purposes only, it is not intended to be legal advice, and should not be used as such. Companies should seek professional advice unique to their circumstances. 


Resources from the BIA

BIA: NSI Regime FAQs

BIA: NSI Webinar

BIA: Sector Definitions Consultation Submission


External Resources

UK Government: National Security and Investment Act 2021

Covington & Burling LLP: Briefing paper on the National Security and Investment Act

UK Government: Overview of the National Security and Investment Bill factsheet

UK Government: The National Security and Investment Regime: process for businesses factsheet

UK Government: Sector Definitions Consultation Response