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CFIUS, economic sanctions expert jumps from Cleary to Davis Polk
CFIUS, economic sanctions expert jumps from Cleary to Davis Polk

Experts on CFIUS, OFAC and FinCEN continue to move from one practice to another, as law firms stock up on practitioners who can help companies navigate increasingly complex global security regimes. The latest move is inside, as are other recent “migrations.”

More legal news: Firm launches new National Security practice
More legal news: Firm launches new National Security practice

Seems like this week is “Foreign Investment Watch: Law Firm Edition.” In addition to the updates above, a global law firm just announced a new National Security, Sanctions, and Export Controls practice to help companies navigate national security matters. Details inside.

Summary of new Executive Orders and statements from Biden on FDI
Summary of new Executive Orders and statements from Biden on FDI

Last week, Pres. Biden released several statements and Executive Orders covering foreign investment in the U.S., the protection of sensitive data from foreign adversaries, U.S. private investment in China, and more. Details, source documents, expert insights, and more are inside.

100-day review of supply chain completed; task force established
100-day review of supply chain completed; task force established

Back in February, Pres. Biden issued an Executive Order that mandated a 100-day review of vulnerabilities in the U.S. supply chain. That report is now completed and was published last week. Details, downloads, and information on a new supply-chain task force are inside.

Company provides plain English Q&A on CFIUS implications of deal

In a nice break from the typical legalese found in SEC filings, a semiconductor company has provided a simple plain-English Q&A to describe the regulatory implications of its acquisition by a Chinese private-equity firm.  The disclosure was made by South...

Responding to CFIUS follow-up questions: A guide to building trust

This week, two CFIUS experts at Berkeley Research Group, Harry G. Broadman and Steve Klemencic, provide insights on responding to information requests from the Committee. According to Broadman and Klemencic, trust and transparency are crucial. “Failure to establish...

Congressmen want U.S. Secretary of Agriculture on CFIUS (again)

For the second, no, third time, Congressional leaders have introduced legislation that would put the Secretary of Agriculture on CFIUS. The latest attempt is by Congressman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), who introduced the Agricultural Security Risk Review Act to ensure CFIUS...

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