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EU Commission Updates Guidance on FDI Screening in the EU; Citing COVID-19 Concerns

On March 25, 2020, the European Commission published a Guidance addressed to Member States on the application of foreign direct investment (FDI) Screening Regulation 2019/452 in the EU and restrictions on free movement of capital from third countries.  The Guidance relates to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. … Continue Reading

COVID-19 – How Do I Know If What I Do Is An Essential Service

This post is being published for The Trade Practitioner as part of a content partnership with our International Policy Practice. Please contact Matthew Kirk with any questions.    We are being asked with increasing frequency by companies whether, in the context of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdowns, their business counts as an “essential service”. This … Continue Reading

US Policy Prognosis: The Legislative Response to COVID-19

The post is being published for The Trade Practitioner as part of a content partnership with our Public Policy Practice. Please contact Edward Newberry and Robert Kapla with any questions.  With the rapid spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), commonly known as the “coronavirus” or COVID-19, lawmakers are proposing and voting on policies to aid … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Clearance: Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, PSP Investments, National Pension Service of Korea, Blackstone Group, and TeamHealth Holdings, Inc.

Status: Clearance   Acquirer: Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Canada), the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (Canada), the National Pension Service of Korea (Korea) and The Blackstone Group L.P. (US) Target:  TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. (US) Value:  US$6.1 billion Industry:  Healthcare   UPDATE:  On February 6, 2017, TeamHealth Holdings, Inc., announced the closing of its acquisition … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Update: Renesas Electronics Corp. and Intersil Corp.

Status Update:  Clearance   Acquirer:  Renesas Electronics Corp. (Japan) Acquired:  Intersil Corp. (U.S.) Value:  Approx. US$3.22 Billion Industry:  Semiconductors   UPDATE:  On February 21, 2017, Intersil Corporation issued a press release stating that, in relation to its pending acquisition by Renesas Electronics Corporation, the parties “received notification by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the … Continue Reading

What Does a Trump Trade Agenda Look Like? Here is Our Take

Likely Major Policy Developments   President-Elect Trump will enter the White House facing a dramatic decline in global trade growth. A recent World Trade Organization (WTO) report notes that 2016 marks the slowest pace of trade and output growth since the 2008 financial crisis. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo called slowing trade growth “a wake-up call,” … Continue Reading
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