Thinking Ahead About the New CFIUS Regime: Considerations for M&A Strategy and Outlook

MoFo M&A Series

10 Mar 2020 08:30 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.

Morrison & Foerster
250 West 55th Street, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10019

View the webinar on demand. (CLE Credit Available)

In this webinar, MoFo and Rothschild & Co discussed the strategic and practical importance of the newly effective rules expanding the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and changes still to come.

This webinar featured the following speakers:

  • Joseph A. Benkert, Senior Advisor, National Security, CFIUS, Sanctions + Export Controls, Morrison & Foerster
  • Charles L. Capito, Partner, National Security, CFIUS, Sanctions + Export Controls, Morrison & Foerster
  • Federico G.M. Mennella, CFA, Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Chemicals & Materials Practice, Rothschild & Co
  • Moderator: Dario de Martino, Partner, Mergers + Acquisitions, Morrison & Foerster

We discussed how to prepare for CFIUS early in a transaction’s life cycle, key changes to the CFIUS review process under the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), CFIUS diligence, and how changes to export controls will impact CFIUS’s scope.

One hour of CLE credit is pending for this program.



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