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2014-04-15 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kathy Brown, most recently an Associate General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Defense, has joined Covington & Burling, where she is expected to play a key role in the firm's aerospace, defense and security industry group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120423/CL92331LOGO Ms. Brown will focus on practices that intersect with transactional work for the defense industrial base. This...

2011-05-04 06:00:00

'Great Potential' to Benefit U.S. New study shows rapid rise of Chinese investment in U.S.; warns of political barriers and recommends ways to overcome them WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide: The most comprehensive study to date of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the United States shows its enormous potential to create economic growth and finds sufficient safeguards on national...

2011-02-02 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Inc., a global leader in Internet content security, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mobile Armor, Inc. as of close of business on February 1, 2011. The acquisition agreement between Trend Micro and Mobile Armor was announced on November 29, 2010 and expands Trend Micro's data protection portfolio, extending its encryption offerings to span from endpoints all the way into the public cloud. The new Trend...

2010-10-28 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Former US Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security and senior Pentagon official Mario Mancuso has joined Fried Frank as a partner resident in its Washington, DC and New York offices. Mr. Mancuso is a prominent authority on international security matters and the U.S. government's regulation of international economic activities particularly with respect to foreign direct investment in the US and US export control laws and regulations. During...

2008-12-24 06:00:00

RESTON, Va., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Serco Group plc (Serco) and SI International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SINT) today announce that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has completed its review of the proposed acquisition of SI International by Serco and is permitting the proposed acquisition to proceed. Completion of the CFIUS review is one of the conditions to completion of the proposed acquisition. Subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions,...

2006-07-26 18:06:30

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Both chambers of Congress on Wednesday voted to tighten rules for approving foreign takeovers of American companies, prompted by an uproar over the Bush administration's backing of an Arab company's acquisition of the operations of several major U.S. ports. But a fight was brewing between the House of Representatives and Senate, which passed different versions of the legislation. The Senate bill, passed by voice vote, would require the U.S....

2006-07-26 15:33:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted to tighten rules for approving foreign takeovers of American companies, prompted by an uproar over the administration's backing of an Arab company's acquisition of the operations of several major U.S. ports. But a fight was brewing with the House of Representatives, which was expected to pass a different version of the legislation later on Wednesday. The Senate bill, passed by voice vote and sponsored by Alabama Republican...

2006-07-12 16:56:24

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A jurisdictional battle broke out in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday over which government department -- and by extension, which lawmakers -- should oversee decisions on foreign investment. Business lobbyists said the argument could delay progress on reforms to the foreign takeover process that lawmakers began drafting after the furor over Dubai Ports World gaining control of the management of several U.S. port terminals. The...

2006-07-07 18:24:14

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to tighten rules on foreign investment in the United States has slowed in Congress, facing questions from lawmakers and a White House that is cool to the idea. Another hearing was scheduled for next week on the House version of the legislation, which will delay a bipartisan bill that sponsors earlier this year had predicted would be on the floor of that chamber in June. A furor early this year over Dubai Ports World taking...


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