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Brazil’s new anti-corruption law goes into force

Brazil, USA - February 11 2014 On January 29, 2014, Brazil's sweeping new anti-corruption law, the Clean Companies Act (CCA), went into effect establishing, for the first time…

Co-authors: Daniel B. Pickard.


Senators voice numerous concerns at CFIUS hearing on Chinese acquisition of Smithfield foods

USA - July 15 2013 At an unprecedented hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry on July 10, 2013, 11 U.S. senators expressed…

Co-authors: Daniel B. Pickard, Nova J. Daly.


Senate Committee to hold unprecedented CFIUS hearing on Smithfield acquisition

USA - June 28 2013 On June 27, 2013, Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, announced that the…

Co-authors: Daniel B. Pickard, Nova J. Daly.


CFIUS forces Chinese government-backed firm to divest interest in Canadian mining company with U.S. operations

Canada, USA - June 25 2013 On June 18, 2013, Canada-based Lincoln Mining Corporation (Lincoln) announced that following a review by the U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment in…

Co-authors: Daniel B. Pickard, Nova J. Daly.


Ralls case affirms President’s broad CFIUS authority

China, USA - March 14 2013 On February 22, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed all but one claim in a lawsuit filed by Chinese-owned Ralls…

Co-authors: Daniel B. Pickard, Nova J. Daly.

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