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Latest Coverage

Outbound rule has been submitted to OMB; heading to final stages?
Outbound rule has been submitted to OMB; heading to final stages?

According to publicly available data confirmed by industry experts, the Treasury Department’s outbound investment proposal has been filed with the Office and Management and Budget. That means the proposed rule is likely in its final stages, and could be published soon. More inside.

One year after Sequoia split China fund, who else has done the same?
One year after Sequoia split China fund, who else has done the same?

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been a year since Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia announced that it was spinning out its Chinese investing unit into an independent company. At the time, experts said this could start a trend. So, was it? Details and list of firms that have made similar moves are inside.

Bill would have CFIUS tell Congress why certain deals were not reviewed
Bill would have CFIUS tell Congress why certain deals were not reviewed

Last week, three U.S. Representatives proposed a bill that would increase Congressional oversight of CFIUS, and would “help identify loopholes that fall outside the jurisdiction of CFIUS.” The bill would require CFIUS to notify Congress why a transaction was not reviewed. Details, context, impact inside.

DoJ won’t prosecute firm that self-reported; “new normal” or outlier?
DoJ won’t prosecute firm that self-reported; “new normal” or outlier?

As we covered over a year ago, the Department of Justice has placed a premium on voluntary self-disclosure. And just last month, the DoJ declined to prosecute a company, citing the firm’s “timely and voluntary self-disclosure.” But experts say this may be an outlier, not the “new normal.” Details inside.

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