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Report: EU Member States okay’d more than 90% of screened FDI
Report: EU Member States okay’d more than 90% of screened FDI

Last week, the European Commission published its first annual report on the screening of foreign investments throughout the EU. The vast majority of transactions reviewed by Member States were approved without conditions. Details, the report, and more are inside.

Congressional agency wants new approach to emerging technologies
Congressional agency wants new approach to emerging technologies

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission has published its 2021 report to Congress, and the 44-page document includes recommendations that would impact FIRRMA, CFIUS, export controls, and more. Details and the complete USCC report are inside.

Chinese purchase of Italian drone company may fuel global regimes
Chinese purchase of Italian drone company may fuel global regimes

Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that a Chinese state-controlled company had acquired an Italian maker of military drones back in 2018. While the Journal didn’t break the story, experts say the article highlights a need for stronger CFIUS-like regimes globally.

Federal Maritime Commissioners want CFIUS to review port deal

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is being asked by two Federal Maritime Commissioners to have CFIUS review the CPPIB acquisition of Ports America In a recent letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, two Federal Maritime Commissioners have requested that CFIUS...

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