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The DoD has its own non-notified team prowling for transactions

The DoD has its own non-notified team prowling for transactions

We asked Tyler McGaughey, who was previously responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Treasury’s CFIUS team, to give us his “top ten takeaways” from the latest ACI CFIUS conference. Among his insights: The DoD is actively searching for non‑notified transactions.

Treasury wants to identify, process non-notified transactions faster

Treasury wants to identify, process non-notified transactions faster

The U.S. Treasury Department has released its strategic plan for the next four years. Among the strategies to be employed: “accelerating the timelines for identification and processing” of covered transactions that aren’t voluntarily filed with CFIUS. Details, context and full plan are inside.

Is CFIUS doubling down on non-notified transactions from Russia?

Is CFIUS doubling down on non-notified transactions from Russia?

Foreign Investment Watch has received unconfirmed reports that CFIUS is taking a particular interest in non-notified transactions involving Russian parties, and may be reviewing deals that are up to 10 years old. Inside are expert insights, related data, and recommended steps to consider.

Crickets from the Committee: Dealing with CFIUS radio silence

Crickets from the Committee: Dealing with CFIUS radio silence

This week, two CFIUS experts explain the Committee’s decision-making process regarding non-notified transactions. Interestingly, they note that CFIUS doesn’t always notify parties that it won’t pursue a transaction. Inside: What to do when CFIUS stops engaging, and more.

The DoD has its own non-notified team prowling for transactions

Treasury team is scouring for non-notified transactions. Here’s how

As most Foreign Investment Watch readers know, the Treasury Department has built a new team whose sole mission is to find transactions that were not filed with CFIUS. This week, a former Treasury official explains their process, and provides tips for those in their crosshairs.

Companies are disclosing their intention not to file with CFIUS

Companies are disclosing their intention not to file with CFIUS

An interesting disclosure trend is emerging in SEC filings: Companies are announcing their intention not to file with CFIUS. “It’s like preemptive disclosure of a non-notified transaction,” says one expert. Details, examples, insights and more are inside.

The DoD has its own non-notified team prowling for transactions

Ex-CFIUS official: Pitfalls to avoid when filing with the Committee

We sit down with Tyler McGaughey, who, until recently, managed the day-to-day operations of Treasury’s CFIUS team. Tyler highlights some common mistakes that trip up filers, such as submitting organizational charts that are “super complicated or confusing.” Details inside.

Former CFIUS official discusses non-notified transactions, more

Former CFIUS official discusses non-notified transactions, more

This week we sit down with Aimen Mir, who served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Investment Security at Treasury. According to Aimen, the strategy of trying to fly under-the-radar when dealing with CFIUS is going to be “increasingly risky” going forward. Details inside.

Experts: CFIUS may be reviewing deals that are nearly ten years old

Experts: CFIUS may be reviewing deals that are nearly ten years old

Three experts on national security and foreign investment say that they’ve seen CFIUS inquires “about transactions that had closed maybe four or more years ago,” and have heard of others that closed nearly a decade ago. Details, summaries, contacts, presentation, and video are inside.

Head of CFIUS provides intel on non-notified transactions, more

Head of CFIUS provides intel on non-notified transactions, more

During an Oct. 2 online forum, the head of CFIUS provided a series of updates and insights on topics ranging from treatment of joint ventures to upcoming enforcement guidelines. Details, excerpts, key quotes, contacts, and the full video are inside.