Modernizing CFIUS: The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 - September

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September 06, 2018
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET

President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act on August 13, 2018, ushering in changes and updates to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) process. Join us for a webinar primer on the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA), the recently enacted statute that provides significant changes to CFIUS’s national security reviews of foreign investment.

Learn how FIRRMA alters CFIUS jurisdiction and practice. 


  • Changes to “covered transactions”
  • When the changes take effect
  • How FIRRMA addresses key areas and industries, including real estate transactions, private equity transactions, and transactions involving “friendly” nations
  • The new scope of critical infrastructure
  • Significant changes to the CFIUS mitigation process and approach
  • Reactions from around the globe

Please join us for an in-depth discussion by Morgan Lewis lawyers with extensive CFIUS experience who will review the implications of this important new statute.