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At hearing on outbound screening: Risks, approaches & consequences

At hearing on outbound screening: Risks, approaches & consequences

National security experts debated an outbound foreign investment regime at a recent Senate Banking Committee hearing. According to one expert, whatever the U.S. adopts, “we should be prepared for other countries to develop similar authorities.” Summary, details and testimony inside.

Outbound screening: It ain’t dead yet; hearing to be held this week

Outbound screening: It ain’t dead yet; hearing to be held this week

On Thursday, the Senate Banking Committee will host a hearing on outbound investment screening; we warned readers that the Senate was likely to revisit this topic after the August recess. Among the speakers: Sarah Bauerle Danzman, who briefed our readers on outbound screening back in April.

U.S. Senators send another CFIUS letter to Treasury Secretary Yellen

U.S. Senators send another CFIUS letter to Treasury Secretary Yellen

A group of U.S. Senators has sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, urging her to have CFIUS conduct a review of a particular transaction. This isn’t the first time this has happened. Details, precedent, the letter, and insights on how it will be received by Sec. Yellen are inside.

Treasury Sec. Yellen gets CFIUS mail from Congressional leaders

Treasury Sec. Yellen gets CFIUS mail from Congressional leaders

This week, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen received two letters from Congressional leaders regarding CFIUS. One related to the Chinese “potentially taking action to evade CFIUS reviews”; the other requested the review of a deal approved by CFIUS in 2016. Details and letters inside.