CFIUS

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Chinese Investment in Corn-Milling Plant in North Dakota May Get CFIUS Scrutiny

A Chinese company's plan to build a corn-milling plant in North Dakota has led to objections from local residents and members of Congress, and could be subject to a CFIUS review in order to alleviate concerns about national security.

Republican Senators Urge CFIUS Review of Chinese Acquisition of U.S. Semiconductor Company

Last week, five Republican Senators sent a letter to U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging the Department to conduct a Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review of Chinese-funded Alphawave IP Group’s intent to acquire U.S.-based semiconductor IP developer OpenFive, "a

U.S. Treasury Nominee for Investment Security Position Weighs In on China Issues

At a Senate hearing last week on the nomination of Paul Rosen to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Investment Security, there was some discussion of the U.S. investment screening process as it relates to China, and Rosen emphasized that he takes the threat from China seriously.

U.S. Autonomous Trucking Company Begins To Sever Ties with China After CFIUS Review

After a national security review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) related to its partial ownership by Chinese investors, TuSimple, an American maker of autonomous trucks, may be moving towards a clearer separation of its U.S. and Chinese operations.

Chinese Ownership of U.S. Light Aircraft Company Passes CFIUS Review

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) recently reviewed and approved a transaction involving a significant Chinese investment stake in a small U.S. producer of recreational planes. This piece examines the background of the transaction and implications from the CFIUS decision.

Chinese Purchase of Korean Semiconductor Company Rejected in CFIUS Review

In mid-September, we wrote about a CFIUS review of a proposed purchase of a South Korean semiconductor company by a Chinese equity fund. The purchase has now been cancelled, as it could not obtain approval from CFIUS. In March of this year, the South Korean company Magnachip announced its sale

U.S. Senators Introduce New Bill to Broaden CFIUS

On November 2, Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Raphael Warnock (D-GA) introduced a bill to expand the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to review foreign investments where sensitive personal information is involved. The bill, S. 3130, is titled Protecting Sensitive Personal Data Act.
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