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CFIUS Heightens Scrutiny of Non-Notified Transactions

For many years, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) has had the authority to review non-notified transactions – deals which have not been submitted to CFIUS for review and approval – but until recently, resources for such efforts were limited. That changed in 2018, when the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (“FIRRMA”) significantly bolstered resources for CFIUS oversight and enforcement activities. Read more…