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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2006-04-11 19:19:31

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday fumed that the Bush administration refused to divulge anything about a security review it is conducting of a Dubai-owned company that is planning to take over several plants in the U.S.

2006-03-30 19:10:40

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to tighten rules on foreign takeovers of American companies but watered down some provisions amid pressure from Wall Street, the Bush administration and U.S. allies.

2006-03-30 13:00:13

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Under pressure from Wall Street not to chill foreign investment, U.S. senators were haggling over whether to weaken legislation overhauling rules on foreign purchases of U.S. companies, aides said on Thursday.


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