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Oversight of the Exon-Florio Amendment

Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Second ... first session, November 19, 1991 (S. hrg)

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ISBN 100160384672
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Alan W. H. Gourley is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm of Crowell & Moring and serves as a member of the Steering Committee for the firm's Government Contracts Group. He graduated magna cum laude from Beloit College in and from the University of Virginia School of Law in He is a member of the District of Columbia bar. Furthermore, following the recent Dubai Ports World affair, numerous attempts have been made to reform the Exon-Florio Amendment, including moving the CFIUS Chairmanship from the Department of the Treasury to the Department of Defense or the Department of Homeland by:

Exon-Florio Amendment to the Defense Protection Act of Establishes authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to review the impact of foreign direct investment (including M&A) on national security: Industry-Specific Regulations: Banking, communications, railroads, defense, insurance, and public utilities. Download Citation | On Feb 1, , C. S. Eliot Kang and others published U.S. Politics and greater regulation of inward foreign direct investment | Find, read and cite all the research you need.

President Reagan delegated the review process to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States with the Executive Order in This was in response to U.S. Congress giving authority to the President to review foreign investments, in the form of Exon-Florio Amendment. Read more. TABLE OF CONTENTS About the Author Preface to the Third Edition Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition PART I - AN INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT FINANCE CHAPTER ONE - AN INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT FINANCE § Definition of Project Finance § Confusion of Terms § Nonrecourse Project Finance § Limited-Recourse Project Finance § .


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Get this from a library. Oversight of the Exon-Florio Amendment: hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, Novem [United States.

Congress. The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment Congressional Research Service 1 Background According to the Department of Commerce,1 foreigners invested $ billion in U.S.

businesses and real estate inup from the $ billion. The Exon-Florio statute had been focused mostly on the impact of transactions on U.S. military needs, but CFIUS is now directed to consider such factors as the U.S.’s long-term energy supplies.

Exon-Florio transformed CFIUS into a powerful review body and granted the president far-reaching authority to block a foreign acquisition on “national security” grounds, broadly defined.

Publications National Security Report Back Issues The Committee newsletter "The National Security Law Report" ran from to The Report included summaries Oversight of the Exon-Florio Amendment book committee conferences, pertinent law and national security updates, recent cases, book reviews, pending legislation, and other writings relevant to the field.

CFIUS is an interagency committee authorized to review certain transactions involving foreign investment in the United States and certain real estate transactions by foreign persons, in order to determine the effect of such transactions on the national security of the United States.

The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment Congressional Research Service 1 Background According to the Department of Commerce,1 foreigners invested $ billion in U.S. businesses and real estate inwhich represents a slight decrease from the amount invested in Cited by: 6.

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS, commonly pronounced "Cifius" / ˈ s ɪ f i ə s /) is an inter-agency committee of the United States Government that reviews the national security implications of foreign investments in U.S.

companies or operations. Chaired by the United States Secretary of the Treasury, CFIUS includes representatives from 16 U.S.

departments and. Proposals for Limiting Foreign Investment Risk Under the Exon-Florio Amendment, 42 HASTINGS L.J. (); Christopher M. Weimer, Foreign Direct Investment and National Security Post-FINSA87 TEX. REv. (); and Note, From Fretting Takeovers to Vetting CFIUS: Finding ACited by: 3.

Dataquest statistics indicate that investments in accounted for only 12 percent of the U.S.-Japan strategic alliances. The American Electronics Association (AEA), however, has identified a much larger number of such alliances over a five-year period— cases of Japanese investments in America's electronics industry between and early 29 The AEA listing provides support for.

For example, under the so-called Exon-Florio Amendment of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act offoreign investors must get formal approval from the high-level Committee on Foreign.

(e) For purposes of this Agreement, “Antitrust Law” means the Sherman Antitrust Act ofthe Clayton Antitrust Act ofthe HSR Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act ofthe Defense Production Act of and the Exon-Florio Amendment, ITAR, Regulation (EC) / of the European Union (“EU Merger Regulation”), and all.

That amendment and the national security implications of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States are the subjects of this book. Chapter 1 traces the history of the impact of FDI on the US economy and the US reaction to FDI, particularly during World War I and II and in the late s, when Exon-Florio was enacted.

FDI played a. This category contains statutes enacted by the United States Congress pertaining to Defense and national ed, but not enacted, legislation should be included in Category:United States proposed federal legislation, not here. Subcategories. This category has the following 5. Brewster has advised clients on CFIUS filings since passage of the Exon-Florio Amendment inincluding some of the largest matters considered by the Committee; Ms.

Salladin is a nearly twenty year veteran of the US Department of the Treasury, the chair of CFIUS, where she provided legal advice to CFIUS and participated in the review and.

Congress passed the Exon-Florio Amendment to the Defense Produc-tion Act of (the “Act”),4 authorizing the President to block any foreign investment that, after review, was deemed to be harmful to national security.

Later inPresident Ronald Reagan delegated the review process to CFIUS. Background The Defense Production Act (DPA) of (P.L.50 U.S.C. §§ et seq.), as amended, confers upon the President a broad set of authorities to influence domestic industry in the interest of national defense.

The authorities can be used across the federal government to shape the domestic industrial base so that, when calledRead More. CFIUS operates pursuant to section of the Defense Production Act of (the “Exon-Florio” amendment), as later amended by Congress and as implemented by Executive Order.

For many years, CFIUS has worked to police national security concerns arising from investment in the U.S. by foreign companies and entities. “Exon-Florio” means the Exon-Florio Amendment to the Defense Production Act of50 U.S.C. § “ Force Majeure ” means acts of terrorism, fire, explosion, earthquake, storm, flood, wars, insurrection, riot, acts of God, any Order or any other change, event, circumstance or effect not reasonably within the control of the party.

Start studying FINAL - LEB F - Gold copy. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Congress passed the Exon-Florio Amendment create "derivative works" (such as new edition of a book, a sequel, a movie from a book, ect), (3) publicly distribute copies of the work (with an exception called.

10 The Exon–Florio Amendment to the Defense Production Act (DPA) ofas amended. 50 USC Section 11 Public Law – (13 August ). 12 See 47 USC Section (a) and (b) for complete restrictions.Foreign acquisitions of U.S. companies can pose a significant challenge for the U.

S. government in implementing the Exon-Florio amendment because while foreign investment can provide substantial economic benefits, these benefits must be weighed against the potential for harm to national security.CFIUS - American Voice for Freedom - interests. The current debate over CFIUS reflects long-standing concerns about the impact of Changes in U.S.

foreign investment policy have potentially large economy-wide implications. 17 Sanger, David E. â Japanese Purchase of Chip Maker Canceled After Objections in U.S.,â The New York Times.