Considering CFIUS' Annual Report to Congress

Law360, New York (December 10, 2010, 11:50 AM EST) -- The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is a multiagency regulatory body empowered to review transactions involving a foreign person and a U.S. business that may affect U.S. national security. Transactions not properly structured to address U.S. national security concerns or otherwise deemed a threat to national security may be blocked — or unwound — after a CFIUS review. In light of the expansive view of national security often taken by U.S. regulators, we highly recommend that mergers and acquisitions advisers, investors and operating...
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