Fira's proposed rules analysed

Author: | Published: 11 Dec 2017

A new bill which could potentially replace the existing regime on foreign investment scrutiny will consider the economic impacts of inbound transactions

On October 18 2017, senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced the United States Foreign Investment Review Act of 2017 (Fira). If enacted, Fira would reflect the most significant thematic expansion of the US government's foreign investment clearance regime since the passage of the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 (Finsa), which codified the legal authority and current review process for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (Cfius)....



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