Firm Memoranda

New Law Expands National Security (CFIUS) Review of Mergers & Acquisitions

Date: 08/16/18

Congress recently passed legislation expanding the jurisdiction and powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), the U.S. multi-agency committee that evaluates the implications of foreign investment on national security.  The new law, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act or FIRRMA, significantly reforms the CFIUS review process.

Attached is the firm memorandum discussing FIRRMA.

CGR Memo - New Law Expands National Security (CFIUS) Review of Mergers & Acquisitions.pdf (pdf | 271.04 KB )