CASE STUDIES

Recent, Significant CFIUS Transactions and What They Reveal About Future Deals: Lesser-Known Takeaways from Magnachip, Tencent, TikTok, ByteDance and More

April 26, 2022 11:45am

Nancy A. Fischer
Partner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Bridget R. Reineking
Special Counsel
Cooley LLP
Former Senior Counsel and Co-Lead CFIUS Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
US Department of the Treasury

Brandon L. Van Grack
Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP

This session will take a closer look at the precedent-setting action taken against Magnachip Semiconductor Ltd. and the practical questions and aftermath arising from this case. This session will look at what type of coordination occurs with foreign governments and what is reveals for future transactions.

  • Exploring CFIUS jurisdiction and what causes intervention in a transaction
  • What can now constitute a national security threat
  • What constitutes U.S. business: The extent of a U.S. nexus
  • Identifying what qualifies as a transaction?
  • What can be considered as interstate commerce under the regulations?
  • Discussing the potential impact of CFIUS involvement on the U.S. stock exchanges