3 Unexpected Ways CFIUS Reviews Can Be Triggered

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 3:29 PM EST) -- The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States can impose remedies on or block or unwind transactions it finds to have national security concerns, but its broad definition of control could spur scrutiny in situations that may be surprising to companies.

While a CFIUS review can be anticipated as part of many U.S. acquisitions by a foreign person or company, particularly those in sensitive areas of technology, buyers who take a board seat, a minority position, or a piece of a nontech company may be...
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