SCORECARD: How CFIUS is Processing Cases under FIRRMA and Evaluating the Streamlined Declaration Process

April 26, 2022 10:30am

David Jividen
Deputy Director, CFIUS Foreign Investment Review
OSD, Industrial Policy

U.S. Department of Defense

Grigore Alexandru
Non-Attorney Policy Advisor
Sidley Austin LLP

Daniel Burke
Director, Foreign Investment Risk Review, Mitigation, Compliance and Monitoring
United States Department of the Air Force
United States Department of the Space Force

Malcolm J. (Mick) Tuesley
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

  • Reviewing the volume of filings CFIUS is processing
  • Comparing lower-risk and higher-risk deals, and how they are being processed in 45-day timeframe
  • Analyzing how the reforms effected the ability of companies to get deals done in a timely manner?
  • Evaluating transactions designed to evade or circumvent jurisdiction
  • Examining how CFIUS is reviewing transactions to determine their national security profile
  • Exploring the challenges for U.S. businesses and foreign investors and how they are responding