Several outlets are reporting that the Trump administration is considering declaring a national emergency to justify the invocation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act of 1977 (IEEPA). This would provide the administration considerable authority to impose a broad range of economic measures to counteract China’s international trade policies, notably […]
As the White House prepares to levy punishing tariffs on an array of Chinese goods, it is planning a much more strategic strike against China’s dominance in cutting-edge technology by restricting investment in American innovation. Read Full Story Here.
It was a huge week in the world of CFIUS, trade and cyber security. Here are some of the top stories.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting tonight that, in addition to a number of other trade actions, the Trump administration is directing Treasury to promulgate procedures for reviewing investments from Chinese acquirers. While potentially similar to the current CFIUS review process, this is a significant departure from longstanding foreign investment […]
On Tuesday, March 13, Dr. Heath P. Tarbert, Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Investment Policy, met with a group of CFIUS practitioners in Washington. The meeting was one of a regular set of meetings the informal “CFIUS Bar” has around Washington to discuss current developments in the CFIUS practice. […]