Is TikTok’s suit against the government likely to succeed? Not in conventional terms—but maybe that’s not the right way to look at it.
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TikTok is in serious trouble, and teenagers across the land are demanding answers about the legal frameworks at issue. Well, maybe they are not exactly focused on the legal issues. But in case you are, here’s an explainer.
Lawmakers worry that TikTok is a national security threat. But it’s important to decouple the risks of the app.
U.S. policymakers must have an accurate understanding of how Chinese government access to data works in order to respond to the risks posed in the most responsible and effective manner.
New rules governing foreign investment and acquisition of U.S. real estate recently took effect.
What is behind CFIUS's probe into Tik Tok?
On Sept. 24, the Federal Register published two proposed rules from the U.S. Treasury Department governing the implementation of provisions from the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA).
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) protects U.S. national security by regulating against attempts by foreign commercial efforts to obtain control in a U.S. trade or business.
This is the fourth post in a series. Read the first three parts here, here and here.
After several months of back-and-forth, the Senate and House of Representatives agreed on a consensus version of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) on July 23. FIRRMA reforms the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) process currently used to evaluate and address national security-related concerns related to foreign investment into the United States.