The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the Committee) recently proposed expanding the scope of its jurisdiction to review real estate transactions to add over 200,000 square miles of land associated with national security-related facilities. CFIUS’s proposal would add significantly to the Committee’s broad reach over real estate deals, and comes on the heels of proposals in the Congress to potentially expand the focus on such transactions further. Foreign investors in the United States should be attuned to these considerations and the need to conduct thorough diligence on proposed acquisitions. As discussed below, this expansion […]

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