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The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2011.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (27 p), digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Administrative law.
Big business.
Finance -- Law and legislation.
Investments, Foreign.
Summary:
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 11-RL-33312 in the 2011 issue.
Examines issues and concerns regarding foreign direct investment in the U.S., focusing on the Exon-Florio provision of the Defense Production Act, which provides the President with authority to block the acquisition of U.S. firms by foreign investors upon determination by the interagency Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) that the acquisition threatens national security. Reviews Department of Treasury regulations; the "Byrd Amendment," which requires CFIUS to investigate certain proposed mergers, acquisitions, or takeovers; subsequent amendments made to the CFIUS process; CFIUS caseload; and recent transactions.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Apr. 2012). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division. Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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