Tag Archives: transportation

Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: Singapore Technologies Engineering and TransCore business of Roper Technologies

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing Acquirer:  Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd. (Singapore) Acquired:  TransCore business of Roper Technologies, Inc. (U.S.) Value:  $2.68 billion Industry Tags:  Technology Services; Transportation… Continue Reading

China Bolsters Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Review Framework, Identifies New Areas of Security Concern

The People’s Republic of China (PRC or China) established a foreign investment security review in 2011 that focused exclusively on the merger and acquisition of domestic companies by foreign investors in a notice issued by the State Council (the 2011 Notice)1. On December 19, 2020, the National Development and Reform Committee (NDRC) and the Ministry … 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 Clearance: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, Brookfield Asset Management, GIC Pte, and Genesee & Wyoming

Status:  Clearance Acquirer:  Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, L.P. (Bermuda); Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (Canada); GIC Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) Acquired:  Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (US) Value:  Approximately US$8.4 Billion Industry:  Transportation… Continue Reading

CFIUS Clearance; Mitigation: COSCO SHIPPING Holdings, and Orient Overseas (International)

Status: Clearance; Mitigation   Acquirer:  COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. (China) Acquired:  Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (Hong Kong SAR, China) Value:  Approximately HK$49.23 Billion (approx. US$6.3 Billion) Industry:  Transportation; Logistics… Continue Reading

European Commission Considers a CFIUS-like Framework for Screening Foreign Investments

On September 13, 2017, the European Commission published the draft of the EU regulation establishing a common European framework for the review of incoming foreign direct investment (FDI), akin to the process in the US administered by Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS).… Continue Reading

Trump Administration Announces New Policy on Cuban Embargo

In a National Security Presidential Memorandum issued 16 June 2017, the Trump Administration outlined modest changes to US Cuba policy and forthcoming revisions to economic sanctions regulations implementing the Cuba embargo. According to the memorandum, the shift is intended to “promote a stable, prosperous, and free country for the Cuban People,” by, among other things, redirecting US funds to private … Continue Reading

EU Removes Five Vessels from its North Korea Sanctions

The EU has removed five vessels from its sanctions against North Korea, implementing a UN decision to de-list them at the end of 2016. The EU had listed these vessels on its sanctions on North Korea for being operated or managed by listed entity Ocean Maritime Management Company. Commission Implementing Regulation 2017/80 amends Council Regulation … 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

Event Alert: Commercial and Legal Implications of a Brexit – A 360° Analysis – Warsaw, Poland – 9 June 2016

Our partners Dr. Jens Rinze (Frankfurt) will give a practical insight into the issues that financial institutions, corporations and other businesses would face if the UK votes for Brexit. This complimentary seminar will take place on 9 June from 4-6 pm in the Squire Patton Boggs Warsaw offices. Topics will include: How would a Brexit work from the legal … Continue Reading

Trade Talk: Week in Review – 30 November to 4 December 2015

Congress reconvened last Monday after a week-long recess for the US Thanksgiving holiday.  There are several priority – or “must pass” – bills facing lawmakers.  Only a limited number of legislative working days, however, remain before the first session of the 114th Congress concludes, which is expected to be no later than 18 December 2015.… Continue Reading
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