China-U.S. Trade Law

China-U.S. Trade Law

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Tag Archives: CFIUS

CFIUS Annual Report Shows Increased Focus on Chinese Investment

Posted in CFIUS and Investment
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”), the inter-agency group that conducts national security reviews of foreign acquisitions of U.S. businesses, recently issued its Annual Report to Congress for Calendar Year 2012.  That reports show that China surpassed the United Kingdom in 2012 as the source for the largest number of foreign … Continue Reading

U.S. Court Rejects Challenge To CFIUS National Security Review 美国法院驳回三一集团国家安全审查之诉

Posted in CFIUS and Investment
中文请点击这里 This blog previously reported in July 2013 on a lawsuit that Ralls Corporation brought against the President of the United States and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States challenging the President’s order for Ralls to divest its interest in four wind farm projects in Oregon. The United States District Court for the … Continue Reading

American Suspicions Could Deter Chinese Investment 美国的猜疑将阻碍中国对美投资

Posted in CFIUS and Investment
By Elliot J. Feldman and John J. Burke Chinese officials have long complained about American national security reviews, insisting they are an obstacle to Chinese investment in the United States. We have long pushed back, including in several articles posted on this blog in December 2009, January 2010, February 2011 , and May 2011, insisting the complaints have … Continue Reading

Try To See It My Way 换位思考

Posted in Trade Disputes
中文请点击这里 Presidential races in the United States are always characterized by the classic principle connecting domestic to foreign affairs: conjure a foreign foe against whom disparate domestic interests can coalesce. For a very long time, the Cold War provided the Soviet Union. Political campaign disagreement was never about how best to get along. Instead, it … Continue Reading

National Security And Chinese Investment In The United States 国家安全审查及中国对美投资

Posted in CFIUS and Investment
This text is based on presentations on this subject made recently by Mr. Burke to the American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing, the American Chamber of Commece in Shanghai, and the CCH/Wolters Kluwer conference for in-house legal counsel in Beijing. Some Chinese Mistakenly Think They Are Unwelcome Chinese direct investment in the United States is … Continue Reading

Media Mentions 媒体引述

Posted in CFIUS and Investment
      Washington, D.C., partner Elliot J. Feldman, leader of Baker Hostetler’s international trade practice, recently was interviewed by China’s National Economic Weekly regarding how to invest in the United States. The National Economic Weekly is a Xinhua News Agency affiliation that has a circulation of 200,000 and a very large online readership.       Feldman highlighted … Continue Reading

The United States Remains Open To Chinese Investment 美国仍对中国投资敞开大门

Posted in CFIUS and Investment
中文请点击这里 This blog posted an article titled “Setting The Record Straight: The U.S. Is Open For Chinese Business; Don’t Worry Too Much About National Security Reviews” on December 12, 2009. Two weeks later Northwest Non Ferrous International Investment Co., Ltd. (“Northwest”) dropped its plans to acquire a Nevada mining company because a national security review … Continue Reading

Setting The Record Straight: The U.S. Is Open For Chinese Business; Don’t Worry Too Much About National Security Reviews 美国向中国企业敞开大门,请勿过分担心国家安全审查

Posted in CFIUS and Investment
中文请点击这里 Chinese and other foreign companies considering investments in the United States often are confused about the degree to which the United States is open to foreign investment. They hear terms such as CFIUS, Exon-Florio and FINSA and claims that the United States is now hostile to foreign investment, especially from China and the Middle … Continue Reading