The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)

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This report gives a brief overview of P.L. 110-49, the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007. Although both the President and Congress are directly involved in formulating the scope and direction of U.S. foreign investment policy, this law broadens Congress' oversight role; it also explicitly includes the areas of homeland security and critical infrastructure as separately-identifiable components of national security that the President must consider when evaluating the national security implications of a foreign investment transaction.

Creator(s): Jackson, James K.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 26, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Jackson, James K.

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 26, 2012
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This report gives a brief overview of P.L. 110-49, the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007. Although both the President and Congress are directly involved in formulating the scope and direction of U.S. foreign investment policy, this law broadens Congress' oversight role; it also explicitly includes the areas of homeland security and critical infrastructure as separately-identifiable components of national security that the President must consider when evaluating the national security implications of a foreign investment transaction.

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27 pages.

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