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Public utility holding companies on notice: new compliance requirements in January and February of 2009

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2009

Think it is a great time to buy public utility holding companies at bargain prices?

President Bush signs law affecting foreign investments in the energy industry

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2007

In July 2007, President Bush signed into law the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 (the Act), reforming the process by which the U.S. government reviews the national security impact of foreign direct investments in the United States and increasing the level and duration of government scrutiny given to direct investments in certain energy assets

CGFIUS-reviewed transactions: natural gas

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

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

Opportunities for Canadians to plug into the U.S. stimulus package

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 2 2009

On February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("Act"

Taking advantage of public financing: stimulus funding and beyond

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2009

In response to tight credit markets, cleantech companies, particularly those without access to the public equity markets, are increasingly looking to non-traditional sources of financing to supplement venture capital and meet their needs for growth capital

Press reports on CFIUS intention to reject Chinese investment into US mining company, Firstgold Corp

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2009

An unprecedented release of information has occurred detailing confidential discussions of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS

Green investment funds: threshold considerations and challenges

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2009

With the Obama administration’s focus on renewable energy and the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA"), we are seeing increasing investment interest in the renewable energy sector

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

Cross-border wind deals plentiful but challenging

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 16 2009

As US-based wind companies continue to be acquisition targets for foreign investors, buyers and sellers in these deals should be prepared for some unique cross-border issues

Foreign investors descend on U.S. renewables market

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2010

The U.S. renewable energy landscape has changed significantly over the last five years, with foreign investors, energy companies and utilities entering the market in significant numbers