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New CFIUS Law Should Quicken and Improve Reviews of Foreign Investments in the U.S.

February 11, 2019

By Scott M. Flicker

Businesses want to grow. The federal government wants to protect our national security. Sometimes these two interests collide. A little-known but powerful federal body, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, is charged with monitoring and reviewing any transaction involving the foreign takeover of a U.S. business that could negatively affect the country’s national security.

This article first appeared in [_The American Lawyer](

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