In the latest edition of “Ten Minutes On,” we discuss mitigation agreements with Tyler McGaughey, who previously managed the day-to-day operations of the CFIUS team at Treasury. We cover how CFIUS makes decisions, how terms are negotiated with companies, how monitoring happens, and more.
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Ten Minutes On: Should CFIUS be a Commission like the SEC, FCC?
In the latest edition of our short video series, “Ten Minutes On,” we sit down with Morgan Lewis partner Kenneth Nunnenkamp, who recently co-authored a much-debated proposal to elevate CFIUS from a Committee to a federal Commission. The questions posed to Ken came from our readers.
Ten Minutes On: Celebrating the four year anniversary of FIRRMA
In the latest edition of our short video series “Ten Minutes On,” we discuss FIRRMA’s fourth anniversary with David Plotinsky, who served as acting chief of the DoJ’s Foreign Investment Review Section. David explains what’s working, what isn’t, and what’s on the horizon.
Ten Minutes On: The likelihood of a new outbound screening regime
In the latest edition of our short video series “Ten Minutes On,” we discuss the potential for an outbound investment screening regime with expert and professor Sarah Bauerle Danzman. According to Danzman, the latest proposed regime would be “quite onerous.” All the details inside.
Ten Minutes On: A short video on CFIUS’s approval of the Icon deal
In our latest episode of “Ten Minutes On,” we chat with James Mendenhall about the high-profile CFIUS approval for an investment in Icon Aircraft by a Chinese investment company. Jim, whose firm represented Icon, discusses the fascinating backstory, and provides lessons from the case.
Former CFIUS head Thomas Feddo on what happens when CFIUS calls
In our second episode of “Ten With Tom,” the former head of CFIUS explains exactly what happens when the Committee comes-a-knockin’. According to Tom, Jedi mind tricks (“this is not the company you’re looking for”) are not going to work on CFIUS. Details and insights are inside.
A short video conversation with the former head of CFIUS, Tom Feddo
In case you missed it, we recently sat down with Thomas Feddo, the former Assistant Secretary for Investment Security at Treasury, where he led CFIUS. Hear his thoughts on recent Congressional proposals, foreign cooperation, mitigation agreements, and more.