Uniquely integrated, multidisciplinary group with decades of combined experience in CFIUS, export control, government contracts and sanctions issues

Why Cooley

Highly active practice advising 1,000+ individual company and investor clients annually on the national security implications of foreign investments in and acquisitions of US companies

Deeply integrated with Cooley’s top emerging companies, venture capital, fund formation, capital markets and M&A practices, allowing for seamless, full-spectrum representation on investment and acquisition transactions

Multidisciplinary team equipped to manage broad-spectrum risks by identifying potential Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) issues in the earliest stages of a transaction, conducting comprehensive CFIUS and CFIUS-adjacent due diligence, structuring transactions to manage CFIUS risk and negotiating favorable transition terms to allocate those risks

Regularly represent clients before CFIUS in connection with the review of formal declarations and notices

Broad exposure to novel technologies and startups in all industries and verticals, providing unmatched insight into cutting-edge issues in the CFIUS ecosystem

Often first to encounter emergent issues in the national security space, enabling nimble solutions for CFIUS risks before they become acute or threaten a transaction

Unrivaled experience representing clients confronting the rise of CFIUS enforcement, having addressed scores of post-closing CFIUS “non-notified” inquiries and helping companies and investors navigate that obscure process

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The team at Cooley LLP is knowledgeable, diligent and professional.

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