Foreign Investment in the United States

The U.S. government maintains an open investment policy and generally encourages foreign investment throughout the U.S. economy. At the same time, the U.S. government also maintains various regulatory and oversight strategies for investment in certain sectors which impact national security. This includes the U.S. defense industrial base and various critical infrastructure sectors. In this area, ITTA experts provide clients with:

  • Insight into U.S. foreign investment regulatory and oversight regimes, which includes U.S. FOCI (foreign investment, control and influence) determinations, the processes of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and related political issues in the U.S. Congress.
  • Support regarding foreign investments in the U.S. defense industrial bases and critical infrastructure, which includes the oversight processes and development of mitigation plans with the Defense Security Service and related agencies.
  • Engaging U.S. investment promotion programs such as SelectUSA as well as various state and local investment promotion programs.
  • Identifying potential investment strategies, which include candidate joint venture partners and acquisition targets.