Published on 1 April 2008 by Thomas Caveng
U.S. Government Review of Proposed Acquisitions by Foreign Companies
Title of the contribution: U.S. Government Review of Proposed Acquisitions by Foreign Companies
Authors: Samuel Mason and Bree Archambault
Law firm: Drinker Biddle & Reath, Philadelphia office
Subject: This contribution provides an overview of the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 (FINSA). This legislation, which became effective last fall, empowers the executive branch to review and potentially prohibit an acquisition of a U.S. business by a foreign person on grounds of national security implications.