Congress may get involved as conflicts over trade escalate.
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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.
The Trump administration’s chaotic approach is distracting from the legitimate U.S. case against unfair Chinese trade practices.
U.S. tariffs and other governments’ responses are keeping the WTO dispute settlement staff very busy.
As technological capabilities expand, it’s getting harder to distinguish between national security and economic interests.
The International Emergency Economic Powers Act allows the president to take aggressive economic action against other countries with few, if any, limits or oversight.
Prospective foreign investors in U.S. companies with sensitive data may be able to win approval by involving an independent third party.
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American Institute for International Steel lawsuit questions the constitutionality of delegation of power under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act.