Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 10/2010

Foreign direct investment and U.S. national security: CFIUS under the Obama Administration

Mark E. Plotkin, David N. Fagan

June 2010

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States review process slowed during the inaugural year of the Obama Administration. The authors examine the origins of this shift and suggest actions that parties can take to facilitate the process.