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CFIUS Enforcement and Penalty Guidelines Just Issued

International Blog CFIUS Enforcement and Penalty Guidelines Just Issued Daanish Hamid · October 20, 2022

Transaction Parties Put on Notice that CFIUS Plans to Ramp up Enforcement The Treasury Department just released its “first-ever” CFIUS Enforcement and Penalty Guidelines – yet another strong indicator of how the U.S. government is enhancing its scrutiny of foreign investments into the United States. Among other matters these Guidelines explain how CFIUS will assess…

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CFIUS: A Practical Overview for Dealmakers

International Blog CFIUS: A Practical Overview for Dealmakers Daanish Hamid · June 21, 2022

The Department of the Treasury recently held its inaugural conference on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). During this conference, various government officials emphasized the expanding role of CFIUS with respect to performing national security screenings of foreign investments in U.S. businesses and real estate. CFIUS is particularly interested in ensuring…

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No Free Pass for Crypto When it Comes to US Sanctions Enforcement

International Blog No Free Pass for Crypto When it Comes to US Sanctions Enforcement Daanish Hamid · May 19, 2022

US enforcement agencies continue to show a growing interest in the use of cryptocurrency to evade sanctions. The Office of Foreign Assets Exchange (OFAC) has blacklisted certain cryptocurrency exchanges (see Treasury Takes Robust Actions to Counter Ransomware | U.S. Department of the Treasury) in addition to obtaining a $500k settlement with a crypto processing company…

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Quick Update on German Whistleblowing

International Blog Quick Update on German Whistleblowing Michael Magotsch · April 6, 2022

Germany had failed to implement the EU Whistleblowing Directive – now the Federal Minister of Justice, Marco Buschmann has finalized a new draft German Whistleblower Act (HinSchG) The new draft Act shall be adopted by the German Federal Government this June 2022 and shall be in force by no later than autumn 2022. It is…

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Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update

International Blog Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update Daanish Hamid · Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update Stephanie De Giovanni · Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update Dmitry Kunitsa · Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update Stephen Díaz Gavin · March 30, 2022

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | 4:00-5:00pm CET/10:00-11:00am EDT/7:00-8:00am PDT Register Here Webinar Description: The Ukraine/Russia Crisis raises many questions for companies and investors on how to conduct business globally, given economic sanctions imposed on Russia. In this interactive webinar, we will explore several scenarios which companies may find themselves in. We will discuss the regulatory…

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