Lawyers Try To Pierce CFIUS Veil

Law360, New York (January 22, 2010, 6:13 PM EST) -- Though the number of covered transactions filed with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has risen in recent years, the current figure is still relatively low given the size of the economy and the myriad possibilities for a security breach, attorneys told Law360.

CFIUS, the interagency regulatory body charged with investigating proposed foreign investments in U.S. entities for possible threats to national security, experienced an uptick in notices of covered transactions in 2008 with 155 filings, up from 138 in 2007 and 111 in...
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