Our third annual CFIUS survey tackles non-notifieds, NSAs, more

How many of your clients have been contacted by CFIUS regarding a non-notified transaction? And how old were those transactions? That’s just some of the data we'll share in our latest study. The survey is only 10 questions, and should take you 60 seconds. Please take...

U.S. Senators send demand letter to Janet Yellen regarding TikTok

A group of Republican Senators has delivered a very demanding letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen seeking answers regarding the Biden administration’s “delayed response” to the national security and privacy risks posed by TikTok. Details, the letter, context,...

Progress being made on revised outbound screening proposal

A bipartisan group of Congressional leaders is working on a compromise that would create a new screening regime to review outbound investments in China and other adversarial nations. Experts have called the proposed regime “onerous.” A review and the latest updates...

UK releases first NSIA report. What have we learned so far?

Last week, the UK government released its first-ever report on the country’s new investment review regime. So how’s it working? For insights, we turned to Nicole Kar at Linklaters, who advised the UK government on the passage of the bill. Stats, decisions, more are...

A VP National Security, CFIUS Security Officer discusses his role

We sit down with Brian Moore, who serves as VP National Security and CFIUS Security Officer at a Silicon Valley-based technology company. A former policy advisor at CFIUS, Moore "nerds out" with us about foreign investment, his role, what goes into a mitigation...

Could Elon Musk’s bid for Twitter fall under CFIUS jurisdiction?

A growing list of foreign investors has agreed to back Tesla CEO Elon Musk in his $44 billion takeover of Twitter. Which begs the question: Could Twitter be considered a “TID U.S. business?” The short answer: Yes. We discuss with former CFIUS, Commerce and Treasury...