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Silence is golden: is CFIUS promoting FDI in shale gas deals?

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2010

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in a formidable natural gas deposit located under the northeastern United States is occurring at a breath-taking - perhaps even breakneck - pace this year

Man bites dog: Congress lobbies CFIUS on steel development joint venture

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • August 4 2010

As widely reported, 50 members of the U.S. Congressional Steel Caucus sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Geithner on July 2 asking the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to “thoroughly investigate” a Chinese investment in a Mississippi steel project on grounds that it would permit the Chinese government to exploit the American market through a U.S.-based business and possibly threaten national security

China's foreign direct investment grows but U.S. vacillates

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • November 9 2010

How do you measure the staggering growth of China's outbound foreign direct investment (FDI) in recent years?

CGFIUS-reviewed transactions: natural gas

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2011

The following summary is an industry segmented example of a CFIUS-reviewed transaction

With notices filed, CAIGA aggregates the U.S. general aviation industry

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • March 9 2011

On February 28, Cirrus Industries, Inc. of Duluth, Minnesota announced that Cirrus had agreed to be acquired by China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company, Ltd. (CAIGA) of Zhuhai, China

Retroactive review by CFIUS

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2011

The last few weeks have included summary posts of industry segmented examples of CFIUS-reviewed transactions

A lawyer looks at the divestment of 3Leaf by Huawei

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2011

Last week, Huawei Technologies, the world's largest mobile gear manufacturer behind Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks, backed away from a confrontation with a U.S. government agency in a sudden move

What if Potash Corp. were 300 miles south of Saskatoon?

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • October 27 2010

The sale of a treasured national asset, especially in an unsolicited purchase, can evoke fierce and unlikely battles over FDI policy

3 lessons from 3Leaf: what to learn from the ongoing match-up between Huawei and CFIUS

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

This past week saw Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., the astoundingly successful Chinese manufacturer of mobile telecom equipment, take a difficult step and back away from a confrontation that might have directly involved President Obama as an adversary

Anshan's foreign investment in Mississippi's Steel Development Corp. takes two more twists

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2010

Our blogpost on August 4 detailed the controversy generated over the investment by China's Anshan Iron & Steel Group in exchange for a minority position in a $175 million rebar steel facility of Mississippi's Steel Development Corp