Tag Archives: foreign investment

Released CFIUS Annual Report Shows Heightened Scrutiny

CFIUS recently published a summary of their 2015 CFIUS Annual Report to Congress.  CFIUS is charged with reviewing foreign investments and advising the President on appropriate actions that may be necessary to suspend or prohibit foreign acquisitions, mergers, or takeovers which threaten to impair the national security of the United States. The Annual Report reflects … Continue Reading

Foreign Investment in the United States: Pork, National Security, and the CFIUS Tie that Binds

This post was written by Bethany Brown, Michael J. Lowell, and Leigh T. Hansson. What does pork have to do with national security? Companies contemplating cross-border investment in the United States should be asking themselves this question in the aftermath of recent action by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”). Last … Continue Reading