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April 13, 2023 | Events

ACI 9th National Conference on CFIUS

In this critical time for dealmakers and foreign investment, Guidepost is looking forward to hearing invaluable insights on repositioning transaction planning amidst this rapidly evolving landscape at the American Conference Institute’s annual conference focused on CFIUS transactions.… Read More

January 31, 2023 | Webinars

The Future of U.S. Economic Security in the Crypto Age

Julie Myers Wood will join the panel for The National Security Institute’s next event in its Crypto & National Security series. Topics include the the role of the dollar in U.S. national security and its relation to the state of global currency competition; broad crypto adoption, or strict regulation; how the lack of a digital dollar in the United States favors private digital currencies for investment value or/and buying power; and the role crypto plays the in U.S.-China competition.… Read More

November 4, 2022 | Media Mentions | IFLR

CFIUS executive order is more PR than radical change

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) was subject to a rare executive order in September. This is the first time in CFIUS’s nearly 50-year history that the president has expressly directed it to consider specific sets of factors in its review of national-security risks arising from covered transactions in the US. Kenneth Mendelson points out, ““The executive order does not change CFIUS’s jurisdiction, mandate, remedies or resources … CFIUS always had broad discretion regarding how to interpret … Read More

September 13, 2022 | Podcasts

Guidepost in Motion: State of Compliance with Alixandra Smith Part 2

Eric T. Young and Alixandra Smith, deputy chief of the Criminal Division at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, continue their discussion about the Department of Justice’s expectations of corporate compliance today, including the requirement for chief executive officers and chief compliance officers to certify that their compliance programs are effective. They also talk about sanctions as a matter of national security.

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