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September 25, 2019 - National Security

Foreign Investment 2020 (Part 1): Key Takeaways from the “Modernized” CFIUS Regulations

Five Peculiarities of Protests of Federal Supply Schedule Orders

After more than a year of anticipation, the U.S. Department of the Treasury has released proposed regulations to implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA). These proposed regulations follow an initial round of FIRRMA-implementing regulations issued in October 2018, which most notably included the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) critical technologies pilot program imposing mandatory CFIUS filing requirements on certain foreign investments in U.S. technology and life sciences companies.