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Latest CFIUS report shows Committee focus isn’t just China
Latest CFIUS report shows Committee focus isn’t just China

The 2020 CFIUS annual report to Congress was finally published last week, and some of the numbers are surprising. For the first time in several years, China was not the top foreign acquirer of U.S. critical technology. Details, insights, and the full report are inside.

Still no head of CFIUS, but Biden appoints BIS leader at Commerce
Still no head of CFIUS, but Biden appoints BIS leader at Commerce

Pres. Biden has nominated an Under Secretary for Industry and Security, a position that serves as principal advisor to the Secretary of Commerce on the export of sensitive technologies. Key positions within the Treasury department remain vacant. Details and contacts inside.

Did Congressman misconstrue the mandate of CFIUS in recent letter?

A U.S. Congressman from Texas is urging Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm (pictured) to have CFIUS review the sale of a Shell Oil refinery to Mexican state-owned petroleum company Pemex.  However, there are some problems with...

Reader Q&A: Answer question on Chinese co., CFIUS GSA contracts

Last week, a Foreign Investment Watch reader submitted a question regarding a Chinese acquisition and GSA contracts.  Foreign Investment Watch readers should submit answers with contact information, and we will forward your response to the individual who posed...


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