Assessing FIRRMA’s Impact on Investment Deals Involving Private Equity Funds

April 21, 2021 3:45pm

Doreen M. Edelman
Chair, Global Trade & Policy

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Harry Broadman
Chair, Emerging Markets and CFIUS Practices
Berkeley Research Group LLC
Faculty Scholar
Johns Hopkins University

David Shogren
Deputy Director, Office of Investment Security, Investment Review and Investigation
U.S. Department of Treasury

  • How are PE companies dealing with the new CFIUS reality post-FIRRMA?
  • Are we seeing a change in the way PE companies are structuring their funds, shaping their deal making practices or organizing their financing practices?
  • What trends are being seen with regard to the review of PE deals, process challenges, mitigation in the PE context, due diligence in the PE context, etc.?
  • Considerations for U.S. private equity funds who are evaluating whether their fund structures could cause them to be considered a foreign person for CFIUS purposes?