A Dealmaker’s Guide to CFIUS: Answers to Common Questions from Boards, Bankers and Investors — 2019 Edition

Named an 'International Trade MVP' - Law360

Kirkland & Ellis is proud to announce the release of the 2019 edition of A Dealmaker’s Guide to CFIUS, a book by partner Mario Mancuso, P.C., leader of the Firm’s International Trade and National Security Practice Group. Mario has been consistently recognized as a leading international practitioner by Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and he was named an “International Trade MVP” by Law360.

Written in a succinct Q&A format, the book is a practical resource for senior business executives written by a former CFIUS decision maker, senior Pentagon official and corporate lawyer who routinely practices before CFIUS on behalf of clients and regularly advises boards and investors on international risk matters.

Topics include:

  • CFIUS basics, including what types of transactions that CFIUS reviews and what types of transactions CFIUS may not review;
  • How CFIUS evaluates the risk profile of a particular transaction;
  • The mechanics of preparing and submitting a CFIUS filing, including what types of disclosure are necessary from parties to a transaction;
  • What occurs during the CFIUS review process; and
  • How to think through a strategic and tactical considerations in specific transactions.

To request a copy, please contact Emily Williams at or +1 202 389 3168.

To request an interview with Mario, please contact Olivia Clarke at or +1 312-862-2461.