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Thomas Feddo, former Assistant Secretary for Investment Security at the U.S. Department of the Treasury; first Senate-appointed Head of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.
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A sampling of recent coverage and data:
In its latest report to Congress, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission issued a flurry of recommendations, including expanding the authority of CFIUS to review transactions that could support “foreign acquisition of capabilities to attain technological self-sufficiency.” Details inside.
The National Security and Investment Act hasn’t even been in force for two full years, but the UK government is already seeking feedback from the business community about the way investments are being screened for national security. Details on the “Call for Evidence” is inside.
Last week, reports emerged that France would strengthen its foreign investment rules. In addition to lowering the scrutiny threshold permanently, France is also expected to expand the scope of investments and business activities subject to reviews. Details and action items inside.
As a service to our readers, we’re publishing a first-ever list of third-party monitors and third-party auditors. The list includes each firm’s specialties, the number of transactions or mitigation agreements for which they have served as TPM or TPA, relevant China and cyber expertise, and more.
Recent Foreign Investments in U.S. Companies
Recent National Security Disclosures, Filings