The new regulations on foreign investment, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month, will further strengthen national security and “modernise the investment review process”. Photo: ReutersThe new regulations on foreign investment, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month, will further strengthen national security and “modernise the investment review process”. Photo: Reuters
The new regulations on foreign investment, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month, will further strengthen national security and “modernise the investment review process”. Photo: Reuters

US national security concerns return to spotlight as new investment regulations set in

  • New regulations give US government more power to block foreign deals for companies involved in critical infrastructure, technology and sensitive personal data
  • Rules mark the start of a more stringent reality for cross-border deal makers amid Trump administration’s distrust of Chinese firms

Topic |   US-China trade war
The new regulations on foreign investment, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month, will further strengthen national security and “modernise the investment review process”. Photo: ReutersThe new regulations on foreign investment, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month, will further strengthen national security and “modernise the investment review process”. Photo: Reuters
The new regulations on foreign investment, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month, will further strengthen national security and “modernise the investment review process”. Photo: Reuters
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