Skadden is one of the few large law firms with integrated CFIUS and corporate practices. We counsel clients worldwide — public and private companies, private equity funds, venture capital firms, and sovereign wealth and other government-related funds — on structuring and negotiating transactions to anticipate and address national security-related regulatory concerns in the earliest stages of transaction planning. The group has been repeatedly recognized by Chambers USA and Chambers Global for both International Trade: CFIUS Experts and Corporate M&A, with both guides highlighting the firm’s “work with a diverse collection of U.S. and international companies, aided by its phenomenal strength in M&A.”
Our attorneys have successfully represented clients in some of the largest and most complex transactions reviewed before CFIUS, the Defense Security and Counterintelligence Agency (DCSA) and Team Telecom. Our attorneys routinely help clients obtain required CFIUS approvals, and, where necessary, we negotiate mitigation agreements with CFIUS to address national security issues.
The group has deep CFIUS experience in numerous industry sectors, including technology and telecommunications, semiconductors and computers, energy, real estate, financial services, health care and pharma, manufacturing, natural resources, transportation, utilities and other critical infrastructure, consumer goods, robotics and autonomous systems, vehicle manufacturing, travel and leisure, chemicals, aerospace and defense, and government services.