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CFIUS Pilot Program: New Mandatory Filings for Non-passive Foreign Investments

On October 10, 2018, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) issued an interim rule, set to take effect on November 10, 2018, creating a “Pilot Program” that will require certain non-passive foreign investments to file an abbreviated “Declaration” filing with CFIUS. The rule is currently open for comments until November 10.… Continue Reading

CFIUS Reform: Understanding FIRRMA

On August 14, 2018, legislation reforming the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), and dual-use export controls, the Export Controls Reform Act (ECRA), were signed into law as part of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA) (H.R. … Continue Reading

Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: China Grand Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Holdings Limited/CDH Genetech, Ltd. and Sirtex Medical Limited

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing   Acquirer:  China Grand Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Holdings Limited (Bermuda; Hong Kong SAR, China; China); CDH Genetech, Ltd. (Cayman Islands; China) Acquired:  Sirtex  Medical Limited (Australia) Value:  Approximately A$1.9 billion (US$1.4 billion) Industry(ies):  Healthcare; Biotechnology; Medical Devices… Continue Reading
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