The increased scrutiny has led to an intended chilling effect, with Chinese foreign direct investment slowing since 2016.
The U.S. government is concerned about the national security risks in Chinese companies buying American companies.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States screens deals for national security risks.
U.S. legislation is making Chinese investors balk.
Some sensitive industries — everything from technology to defense firms — will face tougher federal scrutiny under new regulations formalized Wednesday. The Committee of Foreign Investment in the U.S., or CFIUS, announced its pilot program will take effect in 30 days. The announcement has some innovation, defense and tech companies scrambling to comply so they […]
The Trump administration announced it is not imposing additional investment restrictions on China for now. Instead, the White House endorsed a plan working through Congress to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. It’s an interagency committee, commonly known as CFIUS, that doesn’t come up much in casual conversation, not even in […]
The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act is likely headed for a vote in the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday.