The Treasury Department recently released the long awaited final rules implementing the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), and they go into effect February 13, 2020. Through FIRRMA, Congress gave CFIUS significant new powers to police investments into certain U.S. companies and has made CFIUS highly relevant in the startup ecosystem. CFIUS’s power was […]
SEC Letter on Sarbanes-Oxley Relief for Startups
NVCA and a coalition of other business organizations sent a letter to the SEC supporting a proposed rule change that will ease the regulatory burdens facing small public companies and could help encourage more startups to become public companies.
Immigrant Entrepreneurship: An American Success Story
A growing body of rigorous academic literature empirically demonstrates that high-skilled immigrants provide a range of long-lasting and material benefits to the U.S. economy through entrepreneurship and innovation.
Foreign Investment From U.S. Allies Letter
NVCA and a coalition of industry associations put together a proposal to the Treasury Department, asking Treasury to provide for an exemption from the recent CFIUS expansion to minority, non-controlling investments for investors from U.S. allies (e.g. NATO countries) that meet certain trust factors.