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2024.02.19 ISM Roundup
Feb. 18, 2024
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

U.S. Updates List of Critical and Emerging Technologies 
Shipowner Reports $1.8B USD Takeover Bid May Be Subject to Italy’s Golden Powers
U.S. Military Supplier Reports CFIUS Review of $1.91B USD Deal 

2024.02.12 ISM Roundup
Feb. 12, 2024
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

Singapore Passes First ISM  
Japan Adds Updated Economic Security Promotion Act Definitions 
U.S. Utility Firm Reports Changing Storage Battery Suppliers

2024.02.04 ISM Roundup
Feb. 4, 2024
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

U.S. Satellite Firm Reports CFIUS Clearance After 2-Year+ National Security Agreement Mitigation Measures 
$11M Pharmaceutical Merger Parties Report Upcoming CFIUS Decision 
Media Outlets Report Updates on India’s Security Reviews of Telecomms Firms 
EU Commission Proposes ISM Legislation Changes
U.S. House of Representatives Committee Proposes Biotech Bill 
Taiwan Expects New U.S. Export Controls in March 

2024.01.29 ISM Roundup
Jan. 29, 2024
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

U.S. Commerce Proposes Foreign Customer Identification Program for Cloud Companies
Government Accountability Office Finds Data Gap in CFIUS Reviews 
UK Reports That UAE Stake in Telecoms Firm Threatens National Security
Mining Firm Reports Clearances from FIRB and Spanish Ministerial Council  
Pharma Deal Parties Expect Their Deal is Subject to OIO Review
Media Reports that U.S. Will Announce Semiconductor Subsidies Soon

2024.01.22 ISM Roundup
Jan. 21, 2024
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

Italy Imposes National Security Conditions on €22 Billion Telecom Italia deal 
EU Expected to Ask All Member States to Screen FDI 
France Updates ISM and Expects More Updates in Spring 2024
Media Reports CFIUS Review of the $14 Billion USD Nippon-U.S. Steel Deal 
Ireland Almost Finalizes First ISM, Expected in Q2 2024
U.S.-Mexico Agreement Proposes Mexican Foreign Investment Screening Body
Bettcher Industries Reports OIO Approval for ~$92M USD Agritech Acquisition  
Multi-Lateral Semiconductor Export Controls Continue 

2023.12.11 ISM Roundup
Dec. 11, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

Taiwan Proposes 22 Technologies Subject to Export Controls 
Nvidia Reports Talks with U.S. Commerce Department 
~$197M USD Pastoral Real Estate Deal Subject to FIRB Review  

2023.12.04 ISM Roundup
Dec. 3, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

U.S. Treasury Announces Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Rules 
Dutch Ministry Clears Semiconductor Firm Acquisition
News Outlets Report That CFIUS Requested Saudi Aramco Divestiture
News Outlets Report That CFIUS Is Reviwing 6 Gulf Area Investments 

2023.11.27 ISM Roundup
Nov. 26, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

UK Issues Call For Evidence On Its NSI Regime
$10.6B Lithium Merger Parties Report ISU, CFIUS, and FIRB Clearances 
$11M Pharmaceutical Merger Parties Report CFIUS Review
~$92M USD Agritech Acquisition Parties Report OIO Review
Infrastructure Firm Reports OIO Review Over Proposed 50% Stake Sale 
U.S. Senators Propose Bill Requiring Disclosure of U.S. Firms’ Foreign Investments 

2023.11.13 ISM Roundup
Nov. 13, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

Ireland Introduces New Export Controls and Launches First ISM
Singapore Parliament Proposes First-Ever ISM
Semiconductor Firms Report Their Proposed Partnership Is Subject to CFIUS Review
$249M Communications Merger Parties Report UK NSI Clearance After CFIUS Clearance

2023.11.06 ISM Roundup
Nov. 6, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

Spanish Government Reports Considering Purchasing Stake in Telecom Firm 
Rare Earths Firm Asks FIRB to Review Board Nominations
U.S. Congress Members Propose Legislation to Expand CFIUS’ Real Estate Authority 

2023.10.30 ISM Roundup
Oct. 30, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

India Conducts National Security Review for Purchasers of $5B USD Divested Bank Stake 
EU Commission Releases Annual Report on FDI Screening
Nvidia Reports Halting Five Types of Chip Exports 

2023.10.23 ISM Roundup
Oct. 23, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

$103M USD Digital Infrastructure Merger Parties Report BEIS Security Clearance
$70M USD DJ Software Merger Parties Report OIO Clearance 
Biden Administration Announces Additional Semiconductor Export Controls

2023.10.16 ISM Roundup
Oct. 15, 2023

MINEFI Announces Veto of U.S. Firm’s Proposed Nuclear Supplier Acquisition
Canadian Parliamentary Committee Proposes Changes to ISM
Pulp Producer Reports OIO Clearance of ~$6.6M USD Real Estate Purchase

2023.10.09 ISM Roundup
Oct. 9, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

U.S. Healthcare Firm Reports FIRB Clearance of ~$300M USD Real Estate Sale 
$249M Communications Merger Parties Report CFIUS Clearance   
EU Publishes Critical Technology List 
U.S. Commerce Department Updates Export Controls

2023.10.02 ISM Roundup
Oct. 2, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

Volkswagen Subsidiary Reports BMWK Review of Gas Turbine Sale
BMWK Announces Plan to Change Germany’s ISM Framework 
China’s Cybersecurity Agency Proposes Laxer Data Regulations
Second Annual CFIUS Conference Suggests Upcoming ISM Changes

2023.09.25 ISM Roundup
Sept. 24, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

Spain Reviews Proposed $2.25 Billion Saudi Stake in Telecom Firm
Proposed New Education Firm Reports Ongoing CFIUS Review 
~$100M Communications Platform Firm Merger Reports CFIUS Clearance

2023.09.18 ISM Roundup
Sept. 18, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

CFIUS Review Expected for Potential Public Offering of Firm Contracted to TSA 
CFIUS Review Expected for $14B Acquisition of Natural Gas Providers
CFIUS Clears $625M Real Estate Sale to Danish Wind Power Firm

2023.09.11 ISM Roundup
Sept. 11, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

$2-3B Electric Vehicle Joint Venture Subject to CFIUS Review 
$170M Tech Merger Subject to CFIUS Review 
$500M+ 3D Printing Merger Approved by BMWK and Pending CFIUS Review  

2023.09.05 ISM Roundup
Sept. 5, 2023
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Written by Gabriella Couloubaritsis

Estonia Launches New ISM
CFIUS Adds New Military Bases to Real Estate Jurisdiction
Biden Administration Establishes Outbound Screening Mechanism

2023.07.17 ISM Roundup
July 17, 2023
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Written by Catherine Heiger

AlphaTheta Acquires Serato Audio Research
Activision Blizzard Updates: US and UK
India Levies New Gaming Tax, Worrying Industry Leaders