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(Daily News)
February 08, 2018

The Trump administration is looking for a new candidate to lead the Export-Import Bank and urging the Senate to fill its board, but Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA), who has been blocking the four board nominees awaiting confirmation, says he’s reserving judgment as he waits to see who the White House puts forward.


(Daily News)
January 25, 2018

The Trump administration on Thursday presented a unified front in favor of reforming and expanding the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, with officials from the Treasury, Commerce and Defense departments telling the Senate Banking Committee they back a bill pushed by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) but want to avoid signaling that the U.S. is discouraging investment.


(In Trade)
January 25, 2018

The statement says FIRRMA furthers “the twin aims of protecting national security and preserving the longstanding U.S. open investment policy.”


(Daily News)
January 17, 2018

The White House is considering the creation of a reciprocal investment regime with China following a Section 301 investigation into Chinese technology and intellectual property policies, but some in the administration fear it would lead to stock market losses and negatively affect U.S. companies doing business in China, private-sector sources briefed by White House officials told Inside U.S. Trade.


(In Trade)
January 10, 2018

The World Economic Forum begins on Jan. 23.


(Daily News)
January 09, 2018

Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY), the chairman of the House Financial Services subcommittee that oversees the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, said Tuesday that President Trump will by August be sent a bill to update the national security watchdog, but not necessarily the legislation being pushed Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) and Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and supported by some of Trump’s Cabinet.


(In Trade)
December 15, 2017

The Treasury secretary says FIRRMA “will help ensure that CFIUS has the tools necessary to protect the national security of the United States, while maintaining our open investment environment.”


(Daily News)
December 14, 2017

Former Defense, Treasury and Commerce department officials told a House subcommittee on Thursday that the watchdog Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States needs more resources to perform its duties.


(In Trade)
December 01, 2017

Malpass: “Just as we can have an agreement with Canada and Mexico that benefits all three of us, we certainly want to have developments in China that benefit them and benefit us.”


(Daily News)
November 20, 2017

Companies like IBM, Goldman Sachs and General Electric are concerned about Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn’s (R-TX) bill to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, sources told Inside U.S. Trade this week.


(Daily News)
November 15, 2017

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) wants his legislation to update and broaden the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to get moving as soon as possible, but the chair of the Banking Committee, which must clear the bill before it gets to the Senate floor, this week downplayed chances of moving it quickly.


(Daily News)
November 15, 2017

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) wants his legislation to update and broaden the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to get moving as soon as possible, but the chair of the Banking Committee, which much clear the bill before it gets to the Senate floor, this week downplayed chances of moving it quickly.


(Daily News)
November 08, 2017

A bill spearheaded by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) that was introduced today in both the House and Senate, with Democratic co-sponsors in both chambers, would update and strengthen the national security watchdog Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States for the first time in a decade.


(Daily News)
October 27, 2017

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) and Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) are set to introduce within weeks identical bills with Democratic cosponsors that would update and strengthen the national security watchdog Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, multiple sources told Inside U.S. Trade.


(In Trade)
October 18, 2017

Japan, Korea, China, Germany and Switzerland remain on the monitoring list.


(Daily News)
September 28, 2017

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will have to decide how it can implement the new U.S.-EU covered agreement on insurance and reinsurance measures in a way that will not treat the EU more favorably than other countries that have been designated as “qualified jurisdictions,” according to the NAIC CEO.


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