This week, Baker McKenzie posted a free online tool cleverly called FIRE, which stands for Foreign Investment Review Evaluation. The tool includes details on more than 25 countries, and is reminiscent of other online products we’ve covered over the least year. Details and access to all the tools and apps we’ve found are inside.
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Filing instructions: How to submit to CFIUS
Now that the new rules implementing FIRRMA are effective, we’re providing key details on the actual filing process, with relevant instructions, forms, templates, contacts and links. Details inside…
Chart: Map of CFIUS jurisdiction under FIRRMA final rules
A nice workflow graphic from the law firm of Skadden Arps, which highlights CFIUS jurisdiction under the final FIRRMA rule.
Chart: Steps in formal CFIUS review process
An easy-to-read chart that illustrates the steps of a CFIUS foreign investment review for national security.
Law firm provides updated CFIUS review flow charts
A nice flowchart from the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery that shows how the existing pilot program will differ from the proposed Treasury rule.
Cheat sheet: Countries with screening mechanisms
Kudos to the law firm of DLA Piper for creating a country-by-country analysis of foreign investment screening regimes.
There’s an app for that: Firms create online tools
A law firm has unveiled a “Foreign Direct Investments” app for iPhone and Android phones that provides an overview of national security regimes around the world.