Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba plans to sell off a U.S.-based biometric security firm that it acquired with the blessing of CFIUS in 2016. Experts say the move may be a harbinger of things to come. Details, insights, and related documents are inside.
The CEO of a commercial space company has resigned in an effort to “expedite the resolution of U.S. government national security and foreign ownership concerns” surrounding the company. Backstory, transaction details, expert insights, and more are inside.
We’ve been wary of covering the TikTok noise, because, well, who isn’t covering it? But this week we provide a quick update on some of the more high-profile CFIUS proceedings, including an expanded investigation of two other gaming companies connected to China’s Tencent.
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) recently sent a letter requesting that CFIUS review the national security implications of an upcoming sale of AT&T assets to a Czech-owned conglomerate. Details and the letter are inside…
Sprint CEO Michel Combes announced CFIUS clearance for the merger with T-Mobile. The problem: That news is over a year old …
Social media site TikTok has published its first transparency report, aimed at showing how the firm engages with government bodies in markets where it operates. Details and the report are inside.
Our editors took a deeper look at the CFIUS disclosure filed by Tiffany & Co. in its acquisition by LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton SE. Details and contacts at each company are inside.
In reviewing the proxy statement related to a foreign acquisition, our editors found a rarely utilized termination fee for CFIUS “turndown.” Details and the disclosure are inside…
The House Subcommittee on National Security delivers letters to the CEOs of Apple and Google, seeking information related to foreign app developers and their disclosure requirements. Details and the actual letters are inside…
Did Boston-based Veritas Genetics suspend U.S. operations due to fear of CFIUS scrutiny?
According to space-industry press reports, high-speed cloud storage firm Cloud Constellation walked away from a $100 million investment round due to concerns about CFIUS.
A U.S. Senator’s letter to the U.S. Army Secretary urging him to reconsider the use of TikTok..
According to a Bloomberg report, Japanese investment firm and conglomerate SoftBank will look to get CFIUS approval for its buyout of real estate company WeWork.