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Apr 22, 2019

The Cost of Capital: How High Will Director & Officer Insurance Premiums Climb for Non-U.S. Businesses?

American businesses, especially those whose securities are publicly traded on exchanges in the U.S. capital markets, know full well that their shareholding owners may sue them for mismanagement and also for failing to be frank about performance and/or risks. Adding to potential shareholder claims, among other things, are environmental pollution, sexual misconduct, and breaches of cybersecurity.» Read More

Dec 19, 2018

Committee on Foreign Investments in the US (CFIUS) is Fired Up

CFIUS has been around since 1975, when President Gerald Ford, by Executive Order, created the interagency committee to review national security implications of investments by foreigners in U.S. businesses.  For most of the time since its creation, the power of CFIUS was primarily reactive, infrequently addressing pending transactions; even then, CFIUS’s jurisdiction covered only transactions where a foreign person acquired control of a US business.» Read More