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Lana Muranovic, Kerry Scarlott, Barbara Linney Write Overview of New CFIUS Regulations

Articles / April 20, 2020

Partner Lana Muranovic, Kerry Scarlott and Barbara Linney authored an article published in the Winter 2020 issue of Currents, the newsletter of the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas. The article, “New Rules Governing Review of Foreign Investment in the United States,” reports on new regulations from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) that expand CFIUS jurisdiction to include “covered investments” in U.S. businesses dealing in critical technology, critical infrastructure, or sensitive personal data. The authors discuss the definition of “covered investments,” the businesses subject to this jurisdiction, mandatory review, “covered real estate transactions,” excepted foreign investors, process changes, and the potential for additional new rules.

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