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CFIUS Reform Regulations Go Into Effect on February 13: What You Need to Know About the New CFIUS

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (CT); 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (ET); Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. (CT); 12:30 p.m. (ET) | Houston, TX

Broadcast from our office in Houston to our Austin, Dallas, Richmond, San Francisco, and Washington offices. The program is also available via webcast.


On January 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which chairs the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”), released the final regulations to implement the 2018 CFIUS reform law, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA).

Please join the Chairs of V&E's National Security and International Trade Practice, Damara Chambers and Dave Johnson, as they provide an in-depth review of the final regulations, changes from the proposed regulations, implications, and what global companies need to know.

This seminar will cover:

  • Expansion of CFIUS jurisdiction to include:
    • non-controlling investments in key industries, and 
    • real estate transactions
  • Impact on critical technology, critical infrastructure and sensitive personal data companies
  • What will happen with the CFIUS Pilot Program
  • New mandatory filing requirements
  • New dual-track filing process with voluntary “declarations” promising shorter timeframes
  • New White List of excepted countries and what it takes to be an excepted investor
  • Notable changes from the proposed rules
  • And more…

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