The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), an inter-agency committee headed by the Department of the Treasury, is authorized to review transactions that could result in the control of U.S. businesses by foreign persons or companies in order to determine the effect of such transactions on the national security of the United

The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has issued proposed regulations concerning the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) that will fully implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA). The proposed regulations were published in two parts in the Federal Register:

On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued several amendments and temporary regulations expanding the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act, enacted as part of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, laid the

On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released temporary regulations expanding the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). This important first step comes after the passage of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), enacted this past August, which laid the initial framework for the

President Trump has signed into law the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Title XVII of the NDAA). The FIRRMA expands the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to address national security concerns over foreign exploitation of certain investment structures that traditionally have fallen outside of CFIUS jurisdiction. Additionally, FIRRMA modernizes CFIUS’s processes to better enable timely and effective reviews of covered transactions.
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The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), an inter-agency committee headed by the Department of the Treasury, is authorized to review transactions that could result in the control of U.S. businesses by foreign persons or companies in order to determine the effect of such transactions on the national security of the United