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 On 13 January 2020, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) issued final regulations in order to comprehensively implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA).

This article goes into key points about the regulations, including: (1) New Jurisdiction over Certain Non-Controlling Investments and Real Estate Transactions; (2) Mandatory Filings for Two Categories of Transactions; (3) Certain Exceptions for Qualifying Investors from Identified Countries; (4) Incremental Acquisitions; (5) Investment Funds; (6) Optional Short-Form Filings; (7) No Filing Fees Yet; and (8) Major Impact on Technology Sector. 

Authors: Harry Clark, Partner, International Trade & Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Jeanine P. McGuinness, Partner, International Trade & Compliance, FCPA& Anti–Corruption, W. Clark McFadden, II, Senior Counsel, Elizabeth Zane, Partner, International Trade & Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Evgeniya Shakina, Career Associate, International Trade &Compliance, Corporate, and Gregory I. Hume, Economist/Compliance Specialist, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Trade & Compliance, Orrick

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Region: United States
Interest Area: Government, Financial Services
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