Understanding the Role of CFIUS in Real Estate Transactions with Foreign Buyers and Lenders


The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") is an interagency committee, chaired by the Department of the Treasury, authorized to review and investigate foreign investments in the United States to evaluate potential threats to national security posed by such transactions. CFIUS has authority to initiate review of almost any foreign investment in a U.S. company that may negatively affect the national security of the United States. (Read more)

This article by Brian S. Gocial, George T. Boggs, and Martin Luskin, partners at Blank Rome, is one in a series of articles written for Blank Rome Real Estate's quarterly Foundation newsletter. To view the other articles in the December 2016 edition of Foundation, please click here.