Office of International Investment – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Regulations Pertaining to Mergers, Acquisitions, and Takeovers by Foreign Persons
Document Number: 08-1172
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-23
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of International Investment
This proposed regulation amends regulations in part 800 of 31 CFR that implement section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended. The proposed regulations would implement amendments made by the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 to section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (``section 721''). While the proposed regulations retain many features of the existing regulations, a number of changes have been made to increase clarity, reflect developments in business practices over the past several years, and make additional improvements based on experiences with the existing regulations.
Regulations Pertaining to Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers
Document Number: E8-5707
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-21
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of International Investment
This final regulation amends regulations in part 800 of 31 CFR that implement section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950. The regulation amends a provision that pertains to the circumstances under which the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States completes action following an investigation of a notified transaction, consistent with the amendments to section 721 made by the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 (``FINSA'').
Regulations Pertaining to Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers
Document Number: E7-20042
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-11
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of International Investment
On July 26, 2007, President Bush signed into law the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 (``FINSA''), which amends section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950. Section 721 creates a process by which the President and his delegee, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (``CFIUS''), conduct national security reviews of foreign acquisitions of control of U.S. businesses. As chair of CFIUS, Treasury has begun preparatory work on regulations that implement these new legislative provisions. Treasury is interested in private sector views on issues relating to the existing national security review process, as well as issues raised by FINSA, and is inviting both written and oral comments.