Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 03/2010

The revised national security review process for FDI in the US

Mark E. Plotkin, David N. Fagan

January 2009

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


This perspective explains the new regulations governing the US government's national security review process for foreign mergers and acquisitions of US businesses which became effective December 22, 2008. (Also available in Chinese.) A shorter version of this perspective was also printed in the Shanghai Daily.