Analysis: It’s Time to Create ‘The Commission on Foreign Investment and National Security’

August 2022

Given its existing limitations, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is ready for its next evolution—not a tweaking around the edges of an existing process that continues to perpetuate limitations to the flexibility and certainty essential to managing a range of interests, but a foundational shift from a “committee” to a statutorily established “commission” comparable to others operating at the federal level, such as the Federal Communications Commission, International Trade Commission, and US Securities and Exchange Commission.