The U.S. Foreign Direct Investment Review Procedures: Recent Developments Every Investor Should Know
Due to the booming number of developments and the growing complexity of foreign economic landscape, the U.S. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) review procedures have been subject to significant amendments thru the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
To learn more about the remarkable developments and updates surrounding this topic, join licensed U.S. Customs broker, Ms. Lindsay B. Meyer (Venable LLP), as she brings the audience to a road beyond the basics of the FDI Review Procedures. Listen as Ms. Meyer delves into an in-depth analysis of the current trends and recent court rulings involving this crucial topic. Speaker will present practical strategies and tips to avoid potential risks and pitfalls.
Key topics include:
- FDI Review Procedures: Overview and Statistics
- Notable Cases
- FIRRMA and CFIUS
- Recent Trends and Developments
- Best Practices
- CFIUS – Understanding the Process and Historical Approach
- Recent Cases Brought an Expanded Scope to the Committee’s Analysis
- Detailed Review of Ownership and Control
- More Areas within “National Security” Concerns
- How FIRRMA Impacts CFIUS today:
- Is it Still a Voluntary Program? Understanding the Pilot Program Coverage
- Changes Immediately Effective and Those Yet to Come
- Practical Considerations for Your Business Investment
- Understanding the Range of Risk
- Offering Reasonable Mitigation Tools
- Implications for Other Regulatory Compliance
- US Export Controls
- Impact with Government Contracts
- Issues involving Privacy and Data Security
- Plan Ahead, the Reviews Take Time!
Who Should Attend:
- Attorneys (Foreign Investment; National Security, International Trade Practice)
- Compliance Professionals
- Target Companies for Foreign investment
- General Counsel
- Regulatory and Policy Managers
- Senior Management
- Prospective investors in U.S. Companies and Their Advisers
Lindsay Meyer heads the International Trade Practice, where, for over thirty years she has assisted companies, from start-ups to multinational operations -- to efficiently engage in cross-border transactions under U.S. laws and regulations. When it comes to foreign investment, Ms. Meyer has a detailed knowledge of and extensive experience in the regulations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and, more recently, has been guiding companies through recently enacted the Foreign Risk Review Investment Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA). She a licensed U.S. Customs broker, authorized by the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and she serves as co-chair of Venable's FCPA and Anticorruption Practice. Ms. Meyer also serves as President of the Venable Foundation, Inc., the philanthropic arm that contributes several million dollars annually to worthy causes in the communities where Venable has offices. When she’s not practicing law, she enjoys traveling the globe with her husband and three children, having visited 80 countries to date!
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