Gibson Dunn Discusses CFIUS Reform and Final FIRRMA Rules

On February 13, 2020, final regulations went into effect to expand the scope of inbound foreign investment subject to review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS” or the “Committee”).

CFIUS is an inter-agency federal government group authorized to review the national security implications associated with foreign acquisitions of or investments in U.S. businesses and to block transactions or impose measures to mitigate any threats to U.S. national security. Until last year, the Committee’s jurisdiction was limited to transactions that could result in the control of a U.S. business by a foreign person. As we described … Read more