CFIUS and Global National Security Reviews: Five Key Issues for PE Investors

In this article for Private Equity International, Kirkland International Trade & National Security attorneys Mario Mancuso, Ivan Schlager, Shawn Cooley, Lucille Hague, Matt O'Hare and William Phalen outline the most important issues for private equity investors related to the latest regulations on foreign investment in the United States.

The article focuses on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), as well as other global national security regulators. Broader shifts in the geopolitical landscape and the emergence of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic recently have spurred enhanced scrutiny of foreign direct investments' impact on national security.

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This article appeared in its entirety in the June 12, 2020, edition of Private Equity International.