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Who's Your New Neighbor?
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has long scrutinized foreign investments in U.S. real estate businesses with properties located in close proximity to sensitive U.S. government installations.
United States
14 Nov 2018
How Foreign-Controlled Companies Can Hold U.S. Security Clearances
U.S. Government Facility Security Clearances ("FCLs") may not be issued to U.S. companies under foreign ownership, control or influence ("FOCI") unless adequate safeguards are in place to protect U.S.
United States
8 Nov 2018
Out With The Old -- In With The New: DOD Replaces Its 1985 Guidance On NISP
Change is nearly continuous for the National Industrial Security Program. On August 1, the Department of Defense ("DoD") issued DoD Manual 5220.22, Volume 2,
United States
9 Oct 2018
Defense Authorization Bill Repeals NID Requirement
For years, the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual has required Government Contracting Agencies to complete a National Interest Determination before granting access to Proscribed Information ...
United States
19 Sep 2018
CFIUS Reform Easily Passes Senate
Acknowledging that "the national security landscape has shifted" since 2007 – the last time Congress rewrote the laws governing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) ...
United States
20 Jun 2018
The Elephant In The Room - Senate Legislation Would Make ‘Economic Security' A Factor In Foreign Investment Reviews
The Brown-Grassley bill was introduced shortly before the comprehensive CFIUS reform bill introduced by Senator John Cornyn and others on November 8th.
United States
5 Dec 2017
Real Estate In The Crosshairs: Congressional Calls To Step Up Scrutiny Of Foreign Investment
In January of 2017, the GAO released a report highlighting the risk of espionage, cyber-attack, and money laundering that could arise when high-security federal tenants lease space in buildings...
United States
2 Jun 2017
"Second Helpings: New Legislation Would Give Agriculture And HHS Secretaries Seats At The CFIUS Table"
Among other things, the bill promises to increase CFIUS filings in the agricultural sector.
United States
22 Mar 2017
CFIUS Reviews Are A Reality For More And More Cross-Border Transactions"
Recent news reports indicate that in-bound foreign investment in the United States is "soaring to new heights" in 2016, with more than 280 cross-border deals by early March, well ahead of the pace in 2014 and 2015.
United States
4 Oct 2016
For Companies Operating Under Approved FOCI Mitigation Plans: A Shared Services Plan Checkup Can Avoid Unnecessary Costs
Most cleared companies operating under formal agreements to mitigate or negate foreign ownership, control or influence are familiar with the Affiliated Operations Plan.
United States
6 Aug 2014
DC Circuit Reverses The "Ralls" Decision - Promises A Jolt Of Due Process For CFIUS Reviews
In 2012, President Barack Obama vetoed the acquisition of Oregon windfarms by Ralls Corporation, an American company owned by two senior officials of Sany Group.
United States
18 Jul 2014
Defense Department Publishes Interim Final Rule Detailing Its Process For Clearing Contractors Under Foreign Ownership, Control, Or Influence - A Rare Public Review
The DoD published an interim final rule outlining the process for granting security clearances to government contractors under foreign control.
United States
25 Apr 2014
Issues Relevant To The Defense Industry In The Bankruptcy Context
The U.S. defense industry is expected to be under increasing financial stress over the next several years.
United States
8 Apr 2014
CFIUS Annual Report Highlights Chinese Investment And Signals Tougher Reviews
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") recently released its Annual Report to Congress.
United States
24 Mar 2014
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