International Trade updates


Contributed by Arent Fox LLP
CFIUS 2.0: expansion of jurisdictional scope remains in limbo as tech minority investments emerge
  • USA
  • 24 January 2020

In the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act and the Export Control Reform Act, Congress essentially gave the Department of Commerce the authority to decide how narrowly or widely to set the jurisdiction for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States over non-passive minority investments involving emerging and foundational technologies. Yet, at times, the department has seemed almost paralysed by this question.

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