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EU Chips Act – How to prepare for Europe’s new semiconductor strategy  

Navigating the opportunities and challenges presented by the EU's draft Chips Act.

The draft EU Chips Act, Europe’s much anticipated strategy in response to the global shortage of semiconductors, was published on 8 February 2022 by the European Commission.

The plans outline an ambitious programme of investment and development for the European semiconductor industry that, if delivered, will transform Europe into a leading global player in the design, fabrication and supply of chips.

Over the coming months, we’ll be adding new insights to the initial collection set out below. Our leading teams of technology, IP, antitrust and M&A lawyers will analyse and report on the progress of the draft Act to identify the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for businesses in Europe and across the world.

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The EU Chips Act: Strengthening the EU’s technological leadership and confronting semiconductor shortages


With significant fanfare, on 8 February 2022, the European Commission published its proposal for an EU Chips Act.


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