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As technology and geopolitics change, so does scrutiny of foreign business deals
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President Trump put the brakes on a plan for Chinese investors to buy U.S.-based Lattice Semiconductor, after the Committee on Foreign Investment gave the deal a thumbs down. Foreign companies who want major stakes in U.S. firms face a federal process anytime national security is deemed at stake. With technology evolving, more deals may be showing up for committee approval – and more often from China.
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