An Eight-Part Introduction to the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act

UPDATE: FIRRMA Signed Into Law


by the Fluet International Trade & Transactions team
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The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) was signed into law yesterday when President Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. 

Stay tuned this week as we prepare to release our fifth overview of FIRRMA’s contents and its impact on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States’ (CFIUS) jurisdiction and procedures.

In the meantime, we encourage you to review our previous analyses of FIRRMA’s contents:

About the Authors

Jennifer Huber and Adam Munitz are Partners in Fluet’s International Trade + Transactions Practice.  Focusing primarily on the defense, security, and intelligence sectors, Jennifer and Adam position U.S. businesses for overseas growth and help foreign investors/acquirers and U.S. sellers navigate the CFIUS review process.

Fluet Of Counsel Mary Beth Long is the first-ever Senate confirmed female Assistant Secretary of Defense and worked directly with Secretaries of Defense Rumsfeld and Gates on the Department’s highest priority issues. As the Defense Secretary’s principle advisor on the Middle East, Europe and Africa, including Iraq and Afghanistan, Ms. Long represented the Department of Defense at the National Security Council and the White House, and with foreign Ministers of Defense. She has expertise in export compliance, securities regulations, and other regulatory regimes.

Additional information regarding the Fluet International Trade + Transactions Practice and previous representations can be found here.