Navigating the complicated universe of regulatory and other constraints related to national security
Excellent 20-page PDF from the law firm of Shearman & Sterling that looks at the complex matrix of regulations and organizations monitoring national security, from CFIUS and Team Telecom to export- and supply-chain controls at the Departments of Defense, State and Commerce.
Foreign direct investment screening mechanisms
Excellent table from Hogan Lovells that explains the new FDI screening mechanisms in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. The table includes recent actions (both proposed or approved) to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Foreign direct investment reviews 2019: A global perspective
Fantastic 48-page magazine from the law firm of White & Case that explains the rules for investing in countries that require approval. Includes country-by-country analysis of who files, scope, trends, and more.
Guide to Demystify the CFIUS Process
Excellent nine-page PDF from the law firm Baker Botts that aims to “demystify” the process. While focused primarily on China, the document includes nice plain-English descriptions of key elements, as well as helpful visual representations of timelines.