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Congressional Research Service publishes overview on FDI issues

Congressional Research Service publishes overview on FDI issues

A Congressional research agency has published an overview of key issues related to foreign investment and national security. The report provides a “plain English” summary of key positions and upcoming decisions for members of Congress. Details and the report are inside.

Survey data show executives not educated on, prepared for, CFIUS

Survey data show executives not educated on, prepared for, CFIUS

A new survey by Foreign Investment Watch shows that executives feel neither educated nor adequately prepared to comply with new FIRRMA rules. When asked how educated they felt about CFIUS rules or filing processes (on a scale of one to ten, with ten being “very prepared”) the average response was only four. Details inside.

CFIUS investigations decrease in latest report to Congress

CFIUS investigations decrease in latest report to Congress

CFIUS posted its annual report to Congress. Inside, we provide extensive details, including charts of notices, investigations and withdrawals, as well as an update on mitigation agreements, enforcement, time to respond by CFIUS, sectors and countries most impacted, and more.

Exclusive: Report shows 178.6 days for CFIUS clearance

Exclusive: Report shows 178.6 days for CFIUS clearance

According to a study conducted by Foreign Investment Watch, CFIUS takes on average 178.6 days to review and investigate transactions for national security. Details, data, expert insights, and filing tips are inside…

GAO report on fraud, contractors and security

Details on a GAO report that looked at fraud and national security risks to the Department of Defense, specifically when “opaque ownership structures” are employed by contractors.