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U.S. Appellate Court raises questions regarding transparency of CFIUS process

  • Baker Botts LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 25 2014

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals, generally considered the most influential appellate court in the country on matters involving issues of

Ralls ruling could open door to other CFIUS challenges

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

On July 15, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (the court) held that the President violated the constitutional due process rights

2014 summary of new Maine laws

  • Pierce Atwood LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2014

This year's 2nd regular legislative session was focused largely on budget matters, carry over legislation and a Limited number of new bills. Most

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2014

Ohio statewide primary elections took place on May 6. Incumbent Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) and challenger David Pepper (D) were nominated

U.S. Court rejects challenge to CFIUS national security review

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • China, USA
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  • October 23 2013

This blog previously reported in July 2013 on a lawsuit that Ralls Corporation brought against the President of the United States and the Committee

President Obama cites national security considerations to block Chinese investment in wind farm projects

  • Herrick Feinstein LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2012

President Obama, following a recommendation of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, issued a divestment order to reverse an acquisition of four wind farm projects in Oregon by a company owned by Chinese citizens

Ralls Corp sues President

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2012

Ralls Corp. filed a lawsuit October 2 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against President Obama, the Committee on Foreign Investment, and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner for blocking the firm from owning or building four wind farm projects near the Naval Weapons Systems Training Facility Boardman’s restricted airspace in Oregon

US President orders Chinese acquisition unwound

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • China, USA
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  • October 4 2012

US President Barack Obama has blocked the acquisition of four wind farms by a Chinese-owned corporation

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

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • China, USA
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  • 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